The de Ferrers Academy has gained a reputation for high levels of academic achievement, demonstrated by the fact that the 2016 results at GCSE and A-level are the best on record. We have a positive ethos and excellent staff/student relationships, we value our staff and are committed to their personal and professional development. In recent years, the Academy has developed a national reputation for innovation and success in Learning technologies and ICT. The Academy is an Apple Regional Training Centre, with 1:1 use of iPads for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
As a Faculty, the CRESS team are committed to the continuing use and development of new technologies to create a relevant and engaging curriculum. All our Key Stage 4 and 5 courses make full use of all digital resources available in the delivery of lessons and feedback, such as iTunesU Google Classroom and Showbie. We are committed to preparing our young people for their roles as active citizens and are developing ways of utilising the student voice fully, to help us gauge our successes and effectively plan our priorities for development. We will continue to develop and enhance our curriculum as well as our wider Academy activities, in order to achieve this goal.
All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to tour and meet with members of the faculty, and meet with our students. We are situated on the rural outskirts of Burton upon Trent, within easy access of Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby. As the Academy of choice for the local area, you will feel part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people. We offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant.
This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. If you wish to join this dynamic Academy, we look forward to hearing from you. A full job description and application forms can be accessed via the Academy’s website, or alternatively please contact Samantha Lawless on 01283 247700. Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00 am on the closing date.
Closing date : Wednesday 18th April 2018
Interview date: Thursday 26th April 2018
This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.