Firth Park Academy is proud to be featured on CBBC’s series Our School 3, which highlights the successful transition students make into Year 7 at our school and shows the positive characteristics of our wonderful, exciting community. Our school is:
- Rated a ‘Good’ school in every area by Ofsted (June 2015)
- Proud to have exceeded the National and Sheffield average for Progress 8 achievement
- Winners of more Sheffield Children’s University Awards for extra-curricular learning than any other school in our city
- A richly diverse community with students speaking more than 30 home languages
- A leading school in our trust – Academies Enterprise Trust – the largest trust in the UK with more career development opportunities than any other
We love to help our students learn and value the staff who help them do so, thanks to:
- An outstanding ‘Teaching school standard’ professional development programme for staff at all stages of their career
- A ‘3 in 3 years’ leadership development programme for all interested high-quality staff. This promises staff a TLR responsibility, bursary support toward Masters degree completion if required, and mini-secondment at a partner AET Academy to grow our future leaders
- A staff social and sporting committee who promote regular opportunities for well-being and team building.
We are looking for a Deputy Director of Learning in English who really cares about helping our students succeed and is willing to support the development of the English faculty. This role would be a perfect first promotion for an aspirant English teacher and equally a great opportunity for a talented experienced teacher. You will be joining a department who:
- Put students first - We create differentiated resources that are engaging and student-centred; our innovative lessons inspire our learners to achieve. Our consistently high standards of delivery drive improvements and raise aspirations across both key stages
- Supports CPD and career development – We support and challenge each other’s teaching through frequent CPD, team meetings, peer observations and coaching and mentoring for all new staff
- Enjoy trust wide benefits – We benefit from regular collaboration with experts from our academy trust to ensure we stay ‘ahead of the game’
- Value team spirit and positive working relationships – We support each other through team-teaching and collaborative planning, fostering a positive working environment.
Check out the ‘recruitment’ section under the ‘About Us’ section of our website to find out more.
We are looking for a teacher who:
- Is passionate about English and has a creative and flexible approach to teaching both Literature and Language at KS3 and KS4
- Has a sense of team and is willing to contribute positively to an enthusiastic and forward-thinking department
- Will support, challenge and engage a diverse cohort of students, enriching their learning experience, maximising their potential and raising attainment
- Will model, as a Deputy Director, best practice in outstanding teaching and learning across the department and support the development of quality teaching in the department
- Will play a key role in leading aspects of faculty CPD.
Come and visit us to meet the team of students and staff who are making Firth Park Academy one of the best schools in our city. Visits are welcome and these can be arranged by contacting our Director of Learning for English, Clare Lloyd, on firstname.lastname@example.org
Join our team and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about with students you love to help learn.
The position is due to commence in September 2018
Closing date: Monday 21 May 2018
Interview date: Friday 25 May 2018
In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.
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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.