Curriculum Area Leader - English, Peterborough

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Nene Park AcademyPeterborough

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The salary is negotiable for outstanding candidates.

Are you passionate about leading outstanding English teaching and making a difference to young people’s lives? 

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your leadership skills within a proactive, forward thinking department supported by a highly successful Multi-Academy Trust? 

Nene Park Academy is an educational community whose philosophy embraces the challenges of academic excellence, responsibility and leadership, spiritual awareness and participation in a wide variety of activities.  At Nene Park Academy we quite simply strive to know and support every student to enjoy their learning and be the very best versions of themselves.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, hardworking, well-qualified and inspirational teacher of English who is committed to the pursuit of excellence and has a strong desire and ability to lead a team that supports all members of the academy community to be successful.   The successful candidate will lead our English department and be responsible for the development and outcomes of KS3, KS4 and KS5 English at our academy. 

You will be able to demonstrate teaching excellence and will have a proven record of high levels of achievement across the full range of ages and abilities. Responsibilities will include achievement, progress, curriculum development and the welfare of pupils within English.  We want our new Curriculum Area Leader to strive to ensure that every student gains a love of learning across the English curriculum and achieves their potential in their GCSE studies, with a significant number wanting to continue their English at A level and beyond.

Our ideal candidate will be an inspirational teacher ready to take the next step in their career or an established leader seeking new challenges.

In return, we can offer:  

• A committed and successful department of teaching staff 

• A detailed and supported induction

• leadership coaching from Trust Curriculum Directors 

• support from senior leaders at academy and trust level

• bespoke CPDL opportunities  

• dedicated staff area with free tea and coffee 

• free eye test for constant computer user 

• access to the Employee Assistant Programme

• Free onsite parking. 

Nene Park Academy is proud to be part of the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust along with North Cambridge Academy, Swavesey Village College, Stamford Welland Academy, West Town Primary Academy, Sawtry Village Academy, Ely College, Sawtry Junior Academy, Downham Feoffees Primary, Bar Hill Primary and Lantern Primary school.  This is an exciting time for the partnership.  Having already made significant impact on progress and achievement, we are determined for the academy to be the school of first choice and a source of pride for its community.

If you require any additional information please visit our website: https://www.neneparkacademy.org/welcome  

We welcome visits from potential candidates and if you would like to arrange a visit or discuss this opportunity further, then please contact Karen Martyn (Assistant Principal) kemartyn@neneparkacademy.org  tel: 01733 368300.

For any other queries, please contact: Kellie Ward:  kward@neneparkacademy.org

The closing date for applications is 24.02.2020 at 9am

Interviews will be held soon after.

Nene Park Academy is a good school. Achievement is good and rising rapidly (Ofsted 2013).

Nene Park Academy is rated as good in all school areas (Ofsted 2018).

Nene Park Academy, Oundle Road, Peterborough, PE2 7EA  

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.



More about Nene Park Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Oundle Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7EA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1733 368300
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