Teacher of Spanish (NQT's welcomed), Ryde

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Ryde AcademyRyde

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Start date: January 2018 or earlier if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We’re a ‘Good’ school, on a rapid journey to ‘Outstanding’ 

A Spanish teacher is required for our rapidly improved academy which was judged as good by Ofsted in November 2016. You’ll be working with our ‘Principal of the Year’, Joy Ballard in our multi-million pound state-of-the-art new school building.

If you share Joy’s genuine enthusiasm for improving opportunities for students and want to be part of our warm, dedicated team, we would love to hear from you. 

About our Academy 

Based on the Isle of Wight, Ryde Academy is an 11 to 18 years Secondary Academy and is sponsored by the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). 

What did Ofsted say about our Academy? 

“The Principal is inspirational” and has “initiated rapid improvement in all aspects of school life.”

“Positive relationships underpin a strong community ethos.” 

“Pupils are extremely proud to belong to Ryde Academy; they are appreciative of their teachers and the leaders of the school.”

“There is a high degree of confidence in the leaders of the school and staff feel well supported.” 

“Behaviour of students is good.”

The role

The ideal candidate will be ambitious, aiming for excellence and:

  • Should have a strong track record of raising attainment and achievement of every student in the subject or the ability to demonstrate you are developing outstanding practice, if an NQT.
  • Be a passionate advocate of the subject who contributes effectively to departmental and whole school improvement.
  • Have the ability to teach across the age and ability range at age 11-16.

Not only do we aim to provide the very best for every student, we also offer excellent career development opportunities for our staff. 

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

This position is required for a January 2018 start.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25 September 2017 at midnight.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on the week commencing Monday 2 October 2017.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.  

For a confidential discussion or to discuss an Academy visit please contact Rebecca Dawson, Human Resources Officer (rdawson@rydeacademy.org ) or call 01983 567331.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To make an application please click apply on the TES advert.

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.

Job location

More about Ryde Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pell Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 3LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1983 567331
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