Teacher of English, Uttoxeter

Closing date:New this week

The JCB AcademyUttoxeter

Date posted:
Start date: 20th August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: £26,119-£39,413 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The JCB Academy was established in September 2010, the first of a brand new kind of school in the UK, with a focus on delivering high-quality engineering and business education.    

Since opening we have been consistently successful - our first Ofsted inspection, in May 2014, recognised us as a “Good” school with “outstanding” features, including progress in mathematics, engineering and vocational courses and the dedication to keeping learners safe and secure.  Learner numbers are growing - we have been oversubscribed every year, including for entry this September.  Currently we cater for approximately 580 full time learners aged 14-18 as well as approximately 300 learners aged 16+ following apprenticeships.  We have exciting plans to expand further due to the demand for places; this will include Y9 for the first time from September 2018. 

We are looking for a dynamic, well qualified Teacher of English to commence from the start of the new academic year 2018.    

About English at The JCB Academy At KS4, the learners follow the Eduqas specification studying both English Language and English Literature. The results in the English department are excellent and performance at GCSE has been very pleasing for the last four years. Learner enjoyment at KS4 is very apparent and continues into KS5 where AQA English Literature is a very popular A Level choice. The English Team is strong and cohesive and enjoys a high profile within the academy. There are currently four English specialist within the team and each of them has excellent subject knowledge and classroom management skills. The team also benefits from the dedicated support of a Specialist Learning Support Assistant. The team enjoy planning and working together and are particularly interested in innovations in teaching and learning and the promotion of Literacy across the curriculum.   

If successful, you will: 

  • Deliver an engaging English curriculum
  • Benefit from working with small class sizes, outstanding engineering workshop facilities and cutting edge ICT. 
  • Have access to superb professional development and a competitive salary.
  • Work in a supportive environment with professionals who are down-to-earth and committed to the aims of the academy.   

We welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers (NQTs). We also have a strong track record of leadership development and succession planning for an ambitious candidate who is keen to progress to leadership in the future. 

This is a great opportunity to work in a unique environment with fantastic facilities. You must share our passion for developing engineers of the future.     

For further details and an application pack, please contact Alison Clements at Hays Education on 0121 236 4476/ jcbacademy@hays.com  

Informal visits are welcomed – do get in touch with Alison at Hays Education to make arrangements to come and see our fantastic academy for yourself.  

Closing date for applications:  9am on Monday 12th March 2018.  

You can also visit www.hays.co.uk/jobs/jcb-academy  for more information about working with us.  

All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.  The JCB Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mill Street, Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1889 506100
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