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KS3 Specialist Teacher

Downham Market AcademyNorfolk

Downham Market Academy

KS3 Specialist Teacher

Salary range:  MPS/UPS

We are seeking a dynamic, hard-working teacher who is committed to working with and supporting students who are finding secondary school challenging.

Due to rapid growth of the academy this is an exceptional opportunity to work in this high achieving and ambitious trust.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a primary school teacher to work in a secondary environment to support students make a successful key stage transition.  You would be teaching both English and Maths to enable students to make accelerated progress when they join us.

The job will require the successful candidate to:

• work with students during the transition period between primary and secondary, to ensure a successful transition is achieved.

• teach students who are not KS3 ready and to bridge the gap between KS2 and KS3.

• teach students who are finding mainstream education challenging, to a KS3 level.

The successful applicant will:

• be a qualified, outstanding teacher with experience in teaching KS2

• be able to demonstrate good relationships with students and the ability to motivate them to great efforts and achievements.

• be committed to the highest standards of behaviour and achievement

• be able to teach outside of the main curriculum

• have a high level of organisational skills.

• be enthusiastic, energetic and have a can do attitude.

We are seeking a dynamic, hard-working teacher who is committed to working with and supporting students who are finding secondary school challenging.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work in this high achieving and ambitious trust.

The trust strongly believes continuing professional development is at the heart of excellent teaching and high standards and has an outstanding programme open to all members of staff, offering tailored CPD to staff at all stages of their careers.

We welcome applications from both recently qualified teachers who are ambitious, and more experienced practitioners looking for their next challenge.

During our expansion we will always be keen to hear from outstanding practitioners, at all levels of experience, who are interested in joining our team.

The successful candidate will be:

• exemplary and inspiring in their teaching;

• highly organised, motivational and flexible;

• an inclusive individual, with high expectations of all students, who is committed to all pupils reaching their full potential;

• reflective in classroom practice;

• dedicated to raising standards and working in partnership with others;

• have high expectations of themselves and others;

• be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills;

• have excellent subject knowledge;

• be flexible and a good team player.

Interview Date: TBC

Downham Market Academy uses safe recruitment procedures to ensure the welfare of children. All applicants are required to complete an Enhanced DBS check and only applications submitted on our application form will be considered.

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