English Teacher (Potential Phase Leader), Northwich, CV8 1HW

Closing date:Expiring soon

Focus School - Stockport CampusNorthwich, CV8 1HW

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 – £39,406 + TLR, DOE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

N.B: This post will be based at our Northwich Campus - Hartford Manor, Greenbank Lane, CV8 1HW

N.B: For the right candidate, there may be the potential for additional Phase Leader Responsibility depending on experience.

Focus Learning Trust is part of OneSchool Global, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 20 countries worldwide, our 9,000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods such as Self-Directed Learning. 

Focus School Northwich Campus is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, forward thinking and outstanding English Teacher, who can continue to inspire and enthuse our students from KS3 to KS5 to achieve at the highest levels whilst supporting the development of all learners. For the right candidate, there may be the potential for additional Phase Leader Responsibility depending on experience. 

Our schools offer achievement, opportunity and professional challenge to our students within a supportive environment. The students have a passion and desire to excel in learning. We are looking for conscientious and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education, pay meticulous attention to detail and who wish to maintain our environment to the highest standard. Our goal is to become a leading edge school in every aspect.

Key Responsibilities:

• Creating a climate for learning that is conducive for excellent practice

• Identifying clear teaching and learning objectives 

• Differentiating to provide support for students with SEND (Special Education Needs and Disabilities) and challenge for those who are gifted and talented

• Using a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and challenge students, and ensure high levels of interest

• Developing approaches to Self-Directed Learning and use technology to support learning

• Use assessment data to inform lesson planning 

• Using a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and challenge students, and ensure high levels of interest

• Produce reports for parents in line with the school calendar

• Contribute to subject development by producing, reviewing and updating curriculum plans and schemes of work

• Establish effective working relationships with colleagues and set an outstanding example to stakeholders through personal and professional conduct

You will:

• Have Qualified Teacher Status and a higher-level qualification in English 

• Have an up to date knowledge of the KS3 to KS5 National Curriculum and GCSE and A-Level exam specifications for English

• Have experience of teaching English to Post-16 students

• Be relentlessly positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude

• Be an experienced teacher or an exceptional NQT

• Enjoy being part of a supportive team

• Be caring and enthusiastic

• Respect the school’s Ethos and Values

We offer:

• Supportive staff, Trustees and an involved community who are committed to school improvement.

• Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning

• State of the art teaching facilities providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students 

• Modest class sizes of around 12 students on average

• A competitive salary including a staff laptop along with Teachers Pension contributions

• Professional support from Focus Learning Trust, equivalent to 100 hours per academic year, with up to 30 hours at our Teacher Academy - our brand-new skills centre which is driving progress in learning and teaching throughout Focus schools

For further information relating to the Campus, or for more information about Focus Schools please visit: www.focus-school.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

To arrange a visit please contact the campus directly on 0161 975 9323. For a pre-application discussion please call Melissa Podlaski on 0330 055 5600, or email flt.recruit@focus-school.com for an application pack.

Closing date for application forms: 12pm on Friday 26th April 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing: 29th April 2019

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Focus School Northwich Campus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
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Focus Learning Trust was established as a registered charity in 2003 for the advancement of education, primarily providing leadership and support to its network of 23 UK, non-selective, independent schools which are registered as schools with a relig...