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Hassenbrook Academy

Stanford-le-Hope, Essex

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L9-14 £49,055-£55,338
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Easter 2018
Apply by:
19 February 2018

Job description

Lead Practitioner English

Apply by Monday 19th February 2018 required for Easter 2018

Location: Thurrock

Salary/Rate: L9 - 14

Contract Type: Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, passionate ambitious Teacher of English to join an expanding Academy. At Hassenbrook Academy our aim is to provide every young person with the best chance of reaching their full potential socially and academically. Every child really does matter. 

Hassenbrook is a small Academy with a focus on exceptional progress and achievement. We pride ourselves in knowing who all our students are and in making sure that their needs are met. 

Hassenbrook’s provision is student centred, inclusive and ambitious. 

Are you: 

- an outstanding English Teacher? 

- a committed team player? 

- dedicated to raising standards? 

We will provide:

- a supportive environment 

- exceptional induction

- first rate opportunities for personalised continual professional development

- the opportunity to teach across the ability range and at Key Stages 3 and 4

- highly motivated students who are keen to be successful

- Staff pension

- Staff benefit scheme including Child Care Vouchers 

If you have the drive to transform learning for our wonderful students, we want to hear from you. 

Hassenbrook Academy is part of the highly successful ORTU Federation. 

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and require all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work. 

Closing date: Monday 19 February 2018. Interviews: week commencing Tuesday 20th February 2018.

To complete an application form please go to www.hassenbrook.org.uk/contactus/vacancies

Completed application forms should be sent to: Ms. Debbie Oram at DORAM@hassenbrook.org.uk

The Academy reserve the right to interview exceptional candidates before the closing date of the vacancy.

Do not hesitate to contact the school 01375 671566 if you have any further queries.

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About the school:

We are delighted you are applying for this post at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy. We are a small harmonious 11-16 secondary school in Stanford-le-Hope with an exciting future.

At Ortu Hassenbrook we are on a rapid improvement journey across the board. Our reputation is positive.  Our roll is increasing.  Our curriculum is revamped. Opportunity is at the heart of what we provide, our vision is for students to leave school being responsible, respectful citizens, ready for the opportunities that life brings. We are a smaller secondary school, where every child is known, nurtured and developed to their full potential, but one that offers a full curriculum at both KS3 and 4, with a mixture of both academic and vocational qualifications.

Not only is Ortu Hassenbrook Academy a spacious school, we have excellent facilities, such as newly refurbished Construction classrooms, and we are known in the community for our sporting facilities which we let out in the evenings for local groups.

We prioritise extra-curricular activities and encourage pupils to participate. There is a rich programme of clubs, trips and activities, including a wide range of sports, Creative Arts and Debate club, the Passport to Adventure programme, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, and we have our own Cadet force. We work extensively with external partners to offer programmes to support all pupils, we have mental health ambassadors and we are a Stonewall school.

The development of life skills for every student is paramount; pupils are given opportunities to develop through leadership, teamwork, effective communication, and problem solving, and are encouraged to focus on their work ethic, their flexibility and adaptability as well as their interpersonal skills. We have been working with the Thurrock Community Volunteering Service to provide volunteering opportunities for our pupils; we have an extensive careers programme and are working with local employers such as Amazon and DP World, as well as with various universities to provide pupils with a broad range of employer and higher education experiences.

Here is why you should work at Ortu Hassenbrook:

We are hardworking and are fully committed to our improvement journey. Staff development is an entitlement. We offer a range of high quality CPD both in house and through the Trust. Other benefits for all staff include a cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, anonymous buddies, transparent progressions managements. A full coaching and training programme will be provided for staff along with a complementary Health and Wellbeing benefits package.

Ortu Hassenbrook Academy is a warm, welcoming place to work. Relationships throughout the school are positive. Of course, we know that you enjoy working with young people and want to make a difference to their lives.

We could say a lot more but we think that the best way for you to get a feel for what it would be like to work at Ortu Hassenbrook Academy is to pay us a visit. Alison Harrold, PA to the Principal, would be happy to arrange for you to speak with the Principal, students and staff. Do give her a call on 01375 671566.

If you have the drive to lead and transform learning for our wonderful students, we want to hear from you.

The Local Governing Advisory Board is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and young people, and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work.

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