Subject Leader - Media, Corby

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Lodge Park AcademyCorby

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: • M1-UPS3 £22,917-£38,633 + TLR £4,617
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Subject Leader - Media. This role at Lodge Park Academy 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. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

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. They also play a vital role in contributing to the culture, ethos and strategic direction of the whole Academy.

Full time teaching, permanent role

Salary & Benefits

· M1-UPS3 £22,917-£38,633 TLR2 £4,617

· Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

Qualified Teacher Status Degree/PGCR

Proven leadership experience

Outstanding classroom teacher at Key Stages 3,4,and 5

Innovate and self-reflective

Excellent communication skills

A proven track record of measurable impact as an individual teacher and at a      

department level

Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment

Contribute to whole school initiatives

Strong knowledge and understanding of current developments in teaching, learning,      assessment and curriculum

Experience of leading professional development

Use of innovative approaches to driving up standards

Effective use of data to improve learning and progress

Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate      sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them

Able to motivate and encourage problem solving 

Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate

A strong moral purposes, vision and drive from improvement

A commitment to the well-being, support and achievement of students

Energy, enthusiasm and commitment

Excellent leadership and management skills

Flexibility, imagination and resilience under pressure, reliability and integrity

A positive attitude to education, innovation and change

Excellent relationships/interpersonal skills with pupils, colleagues and parents

Commitment to the wider community

Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a successful Academy

Able to develop and co-ordinate a sustainable strategy towards extra curriculum      


Have regard to provide equality of opportunity for all

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.

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 delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

Please submit your application via our website.

Lodge Park Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Job location

More about Lodge Park Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1536 203817
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