We are looking for a passionate and inspiring, qualified English Teacher to join our supportive and talented team.
We are a forward-thinking Academy based in Weston-super-Mare, providing education to 600 students at KS3/KS4. Our pupils are excited to learn, are real ambassadors for our diverse community and benefit from a hugely positive and supportive learning environment.
We are part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF) which is one of only 30 National Maths Hubs and is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. The CLF currently sponsors 16 academies including Secondary Schools, Primaries and a studio school catering for students aged 14 to 19.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for newly qualified teachers (NQT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond.
This role is required as soon as possible to cover leave of the substantive post holder, the position is offered on a part-time basis (19.5 hours per week), although full time can be considered for an outstanding applicant.
There is potential for this role to lead to a permanent opportunity, this will be reviewed after the initial maternity contract.
What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy.
To be successful, you will:
- be used to planning and consistently delivering high-quality lessons
- have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area
- be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students
- be a well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
- have the ability to teach KS3 and KS4
- have excellent class management skills
- have high expectations of work and behaviour
The CLF will provide you with a hugely positive and supportive learning environment; and the opportunity to participate in both Academy and pan-federation professional development from a wide network of high-quality education professionals.
Closing date: 19th January 2020.
Please note that if you have not had a response within two weeks of the advert closing date then you can assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health and right to work in the UK. The checks will also include an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.