Second in English, Bradford

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Dixons Kings AcademyBradford

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Range MPS/UPS + TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Our mission is to ensure everyone receives the support and care needed to become successful and lead a purposeful and happy life. To achieve this goal, we believe that everyone must uphold the  three values of Integrity, Diligence and Civility. Our behaviour systems ensure teachers can teach and  students can learn. 

Last year we were extremely impressed by our overall outcomes. 81% of students achieved 5A* - C (E&M)  and 56% achieved the Ebacc. We also received an ofsted rating of ‘outstanding’.  

“All adults have the highest expectations of pupils’ behaviour and learning, which results in exceptional rates of progress and excellent behaviour.” Ofsted 2017  

“Teachers’ training and development are highly effective. As a result, teaching is highly consistent in quality...”Ofsted 2017

The right candidate:

Applications are welcome for the position of Second in English at DKA for a August 2018 start or sooner. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, qualified and enthusiastic English teacher to support the school with securing outstanding results for the students.

  • You will be an outstanding teacher with a passion for English;
  • You will inspire and motivate students and staff to develop their full potential;
  • You are committed to developing the Academy as part of the wider community.

The Academy can offer:

  • Fantastic students who are positive, keen to learn and progress
  • A dedicated and skilled workforce, committed to making a difference
  • A school with high aspirations and a strong commitment to professional development
  • An enthusiastic, creative and supportive staff

The Academy has students aged 11-16 with places for 800 pupils.

Dixons Kings Academy is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for the academy.

For further details and information on how to apply please access our website: 

The closing date for applications: 19 April 2018 at 12:00 Midday
        Interviews/selection will be held: w/c 19 April 2018.

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More about Dixons Kings Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Northside Road, Lidget Green, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 2AN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 449706
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At Dixons Kings Academy we ensure that teachers can prioritise teaching above everything else. By keeping teaching the main thing staff are able to refine and develop their practice in the classroom within a nurturing environment. Tailored coaching a...