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English Teacher / Literacy Coordinator

Ryde AcademyIsle of Wight

Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range, plus a TLR 3C (£2,242 per annum) for the Literacy Coordinator role  (an R&R may also be available)  

January 2022 start date

Full Time, Permanent

Inspire their remarkable with us

Ryde Academy, based on the Isle of Wight, is an 11 to 18 years Secondary Academy and is sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). The school is set in spacious grounds in the town of Ryde which is a short walk from the local esplanade; providing excellent transport links to Portsmouth and Southsea. In 2017, Ryde Academy had a new multi-million pound school building built on the existing site, with a student capacity of 1,500.

Known as the “Garden Isle” because of its beautiful landscape, unspoilt beaches, rugged coastline and beautiful countryside; the Isle of Wight is a perfect place to raise a family. Ryde Academy is easily commutable from the south coast with excellent transport links in Ryde to Portsmouth and Southsea.

Are you a self motivated, inspirational English teacher looking for a new challenge?  We’re looking for a Literacy Coordinator to join our good and rapidly improving Academy.  

About you:  

  • You are ambitious, aiming for excellence, and possess the drive and ambition to ensure each student fulfills their potential.  
  • You 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.  
  • You are a passionate advocate of your subject and contribute effectively to departmental and whole school improvement.  
  • You have the ability to teach across the age and ability range at of 11-16.

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring.

We offer:  

  • More training and development, so you can get better at what you do - Varied and stretching continuous professional development opportunities.          
  • More support for you and your loved ones - A health cash plan, employee loans and savings scheme, discounted gym membership and employee assistance programme.          
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin.          
  • More reward - A generous and flexible Local Government Pension scheme for support staff.          
  • More possibilities - To inspire children to find their remarkable.

Closing date : 10th December 2021 

Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

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.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.

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