Lead Practitioner of English, St Neots

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Ernulf AcademySt Neots

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS & TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Barford Road, St Neots, Cambs 

Headteacher:  Tracy Brogan 

500 students aged 11-16   


Position: Lead Practitioner of English  

Salary Range: MPS / UPS & TLR  

Start Date: January 2019  

Contract Type: Permanent   

Location: Ernulf Academy, St Neots, Cambridgeshire  

Ernulf Academy, currently going through an exciting period of change, is seeking a Lead Practitioner of English who has the highest level of aspiration to inspire beyond measure. With an over-arching focus on their students and a supportive staff culture, Ernulf Academy has high expectations for all. The academy challenges pupils to be the best they can be and supports them to excel.  

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

• Outstanding classroom teaching  

• Ability to drive standards and raise attainment 

• The ability to work collaboratively to secure the best outcomes for all students 

• Excellent interpersonal skills 

Ernulf Academy is built on a large site in St Neots with extensive facilities. St Neots is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and with excellent transport links to London. The English Department places considerable emphasis on providing strong mutual support and developing positive professional relationships with neighbouring and partner schools by regularly meeting to discuss matters of pedagogy and practice, providing coaching and sharing good practice. The successful candidate will be expected to play a key role in this. The aim is to continue to build on the significant improvements already achieved by the English Department. 

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are also passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide these unique roles by providing a huge opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the entire organisation. With over twenty academies within the group across South Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire, plus the purpose built, all-though Astrea Academy Sheffield due to open in September 2018, the Trust continues to grow and inspire beyond measure. To complement the intrinsic rewards which we award to our teachers and to demonstrate our commitment to them, in September 2017 the Astrea Academy Trust awarded all teaching staff a 2% pay increase which was above the recommended increase of 1% from the School Teachers Review Body.   If you are motivated by contributing to a culture of constant improvement, and if you are seeking to improve outcomes for young people, then we would love to hear from you. We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role via the application process. We would warmly welcome visits to the school. Please call 01480 374748 to arrange this.  

Closing Date: Tuesday October 16th – 12.00 noon  

Interview Dates:     Thursday October 18th  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

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More about Ernulf Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Barford Road, St. Neots, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2SH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1480 374748
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