English Teacher, Ridgeway

Closing date:

Focus School – Ridgeway CampusRidgeway

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £23,000 - £39,000 DOE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Focus Learning Trust is part of the OneSchool global network, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 18 countries worldwide, our 10,000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods.

Focus School Ridgeway Campus is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, well-qualified and outstanding Teacher of English, who can continue to inspire and enthuse our KS3 – KS5 students to achieve at the highest levels whilst supporting the development of all learners. 

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

  • Be highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Have in-depth subject knowledge at KS3, KS4 and KS5
  • 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:

  • An excellent working environment with good resources
  • Supportive Trustees who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals
  • Dedicated and talented staff who are keen to build on our high standards
  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning
  • Active and committed parents and carers
  • A supportive and involved community
  • Excellent premises and lovely grounds providing an excellent learning environment 
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students
  • The opportunity to enhance your educational experience with support for continued professional development
  • A competitive salary 

Professional support from Focus Learning Trust, equivalent to 100 hours per academic year

For more information about Focus Learning Trust or specific information relating to our Campus please visit http://ridgeway.focus-school.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn at Focus Learning Trust

For an informal discussion or visit to the school please contact the Kimberley Hutton on 03300 552 611 or email flt.recruit@focus-school.com for an application pack.

Closing Date for application forms: Friday 23rd November 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing: 03rd December 2018

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE

Focus School Ridgeway 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
Address: Ridgeway Campus, Kingsway, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN17 1AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1482 840722
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