Teacher of English and Drama, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Featherstone AcademyWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Featherstone Academy seeks to appoint a skilled Teacher of English who can also teach Drama up to KS4. The successful candidate will have an outstanding teaching ability, have the skills to motivate and engage students, and will have a continuous objective to enrich the lives and learning experiences of our young people. We are a small school with an inclusive culture and warm ethos, yet we have big ambitions to be a beacon of learning, aspiration and success for our local community.

The Featherstone Academy is part of The Rodillian Multi Academy Trust. The Trust has a reputation for high expectations for all, an innovative curriculum and excellent staff/student relationships. It is regarded as one of the most successful Trusts in the country and is recognised as an organisation that does things differently. Our academies are a place where staff can develop their skills and find their own style and methods of teaching. Colleagues learn and grow alongside our students and feel that they are making a real difference to the lives of those they teach. We believe that traditional values of discipline and respect are sacrosanct. We do not tolerate bullying, defiance or rudeness, and this has made for a harmonious and safe learning environment for our young people and a supportive environment for staff.

This is a real opportunity for you to make your mark, and as a growing Multi Academy Trust with an excellent reputation and access to high-quality CPD for all, there are always opportunities for career development for ambitious and committed colleagues.

If you have the drive and ambition to make a difference, apply to join our thriving and vibrant academy today.

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit The Featherstone Academy on the following dates and times: Monday 3 February at 1:40pm, Wednesday 5 February at 9:30am OR Thursday 6 February at 9:30am. Please contact Clare Thompson, PA to the Head of School to arrange at cthompson@featherstone.academy.?

An application pack can be downloaded from the trust website www.rodillianacademytrust.co.uk 

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 24 February 2020 at 9:00am

Applications must be returned to recruitment@rodillianacademy.co.uk 

More about The Featherstone Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Pontefract Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1977 722805
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The Featherstone Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school situated in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. There are approximately 345 students at the school between the ages of 11-16.   

Formerly Featherstone High Schoo...