Curriculum Leader for IT and Business, The Ferrers School

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The Ferrers SchoolThe Ferrers School

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS & UPS + TLR2.2 (£4,531)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you an outstanding Leader of  IT and Business with the passion and motivation to inspire young people? Do you have the ability to deliver high quality learning experiences? 

The Ferrers School is a popular, oversubscribed school and we are looking for a passionate, energetic leader and teacher who can work with us as we strive to rapidly improve the rates of progress for our learners and secure excellence in all that we do.

We are looking for a talented and innovative leader to lead a dedicated team of teachers.  The successful candidate will take responsibility for the leadership, organisation, development, monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of the Curriculum area’s work. We are looking for a great teacher and leader who will be able to make a real contribution to our school. You will be expected to teach the full age and ability range, up to and including A level.  We are striving for the very best for our students and we are focussed on and passionate about learning.  

The Ferrers School is part of the successful and expanding Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust, a group of primary and secondary schools located between Stamford and Cambridge along the A1 - A14 corridor.  All the schools are growing and there is a need to develop capacity, expertise and excellence in our staff body.

CMAT is driven by our ability to adapt to the changing educational landscape led by determined staff who bring our academies alive with their enthusiastic personalities, unshakeable work ethic and their commitment to delivering exceptional learning experiences for our children. What makes The Ferrers School, and the Trust as a whole, different is that we know how to nurture and bring out the very best in our talented staff. CMAT, which was ranked 5th across all Multi Academy Trusts nationally in 2017 in terms of student progress, is a success story that continues to grow.

The Ferrers School offers opportunities to become part of a team of staff who are making a real difference to the students they teach. 

We care passionately about our staff, their well-being and their professional development and this is reflected in the fact that we are an enthusiastic team, committed to working collaboratively and sharing the very best practice. 

We can offer:

a strong team environment that takes staff well-being seriously

  • a dedicated Senior Leadership Team who want to see their staff progress and flourish in their career
  • very supportive parents and a high standing in the community
  • close and successful working relationships with our partner schools in our shared sixth form

The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player, with a passion for BECIT and an understanding of the strategies required to motivate and inspire students. We are looking for someone who understands the value of high quality assessment and uses this to drive planning and progress.  

Details of the post and an application form can be found on our website:

Closing date:        9.00am Thursday 25th April 2019          

Interview date:       Tuesday 30th April 2019   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks. 

More about The Ferrers School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Queensway, Higham Ferrers, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 8LF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1933 313411
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The Ferrers School is a mainstream secondary academy for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, and there are just over 1,000 pupils on its roll.

We care passionately about our staff, their well-being and their profe...