Lodge Park Academy is now recruiting for a Subject Lead in Maths. Start date April 2020. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
Subject Leaders have responsibility for supporting the overall academic attainment of a subject area within their Department through either leading on one sub-section or age range (termed within this job description as ‘area’). They also play a vital role in contributing to the culture, ethos and strategic direction of the whole Academy.
You will provide professional leadership within the subject area through strategic direction, securing high quality teaching and learning, effective use of resources and improved standards of achievement and leadership of those teachers and associate staff working within your area.
32.5 hours per week – full time – permanent role
Salary & Benefits
M1-UPS3 + TLR £6,829
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification
Nationally recognized teaching qualification
The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4 (possibility of KS5)
A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
Contribute to whole school initiatives
Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
Able to create a team ethos across a team
Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feed back information as appropriate
Able to seek and understand development opportunities for self and others
Committed to career progression and own professional development
Willing to contribute to the professional development
Well motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to work hard
Good organisation and time management skills
Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve
Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a successful Academy
Able to develop and co-ordinate a sustainable strategy towards extra curriculum activities
Have regard to provide equality of opportunity for all
Aware of Health and Safety and Safeguarding as appropriate to role
About Lodge Park Academy
We are proud to be one of the largest education providers in our community. We are moving towards our goal of becoming the best secondary school in Corby.
You will be a skilled professional who can bring your passion for teaching to our students who have ambition and a genuine desire to succeed. You will inspire and motivate our students to achieve their potential.
Corby, which is undergoing regeneration, has an excellent range of social and leisure facilities. As well as boasting lower than average property prices, the area in centrally located with good transport links to London and many other parts of the country.
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.