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Job details
Employer Queensbury Academy
Location Central Bedfordshire
Salary Main Pay Scale plus TLR 2A
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

Queensbury Academy is a good school and one which is committed to moving to outstanding as quickly as possible.  We recognise that recruiting high quality staff is of the utmost importance as we continue to improve and expand.

We are looking for a successful and ambitious teacher of English who is ready to take the next step in their career and make a real difference to the experience and outcomes of all the students in our Academy. As lead on Enrichment and Intervention within the Faculty, you will work closely with the Head of Faculty as well as other lead teachers to strategically intervene, monitor and enhance the English education of our students both within and outside the classroom.  

To be successful, you will: 

• be an excellent practitioner who thinks creatively and has the potential and desire to continue to improve;  

• have a real passion for teaching and learning and be committed to raising standards across all Key Stages;  

• have a passion for English along with excellent subject knowledge and be able to communicate this to students;  

• be an effective and committed team player who values the opportunity to take risks and who relishes challenge. 

We offer staff an outstanding induction programme; excellent support for professional development; excellent facilities and resources and friendly working atmosphere. 

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged. 

Further information can be obtained from the Academy website at or for further information contact  Mrs L Norman, Principal’s PA at the Academy telephone number 01582 601241.  Closing date Monday 24th April 2017 at noon, interviews will be held as soon as possible afterwards.  

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).  

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in the Academy.

About the employer

Information about Queensbury Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Langdale Road
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