Teacher of English
West Coventry Academy is a co-educational, fully comprehensive school situated in large grounds in the South West of the city that welcomes and nurtures children from a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities.
We have high standards, encourage and support students in having high expectations of themselves. A happy child is one that will blossom and so we want our students to enjoy their learning. This is why we have a comprehensive extra-curricular program and an established and effective pastoral support system.
Here at West Coventry Academy students thrive in a positive working atmosphere, a climate of mutual respect and an engaging and exciting environment. Together we strive to ensure that the values, experiences and education we provide enable all our students to fully embrace our motto “Enjoy, Achieve, Aspire”. This was reflected in our most recent Ofsted in July 2018, graded us as a ‘Good’ school.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational qualified Secondary School teacher of English, to join our thriving and successful English Department. The post would suit an experienced or newly qualified English teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standard and raising aspirations and achievements of our students. Applications for a Lead Practitioner position would also be welcomed.
You will be required to teach across the ability range in Key Stages 3 and Key Stage 4. Experience of teaching A Level Language and Literature could be an advantage, but is not essential.
In return, we can offer you:
• A positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors
• A collaborative and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity
• Comprehensive CPD Programme
• A Senior Leadership team who is committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff and students
• Teachers Pension
Exceptional candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing date.
Hours: Full-time - Permanent
Closing date: 9.00am Monday 20th May 2019
Interviews week commencing 20th May 2019
If you would like to join our team then please apply online - http://www.westcoventryacademy.org/vacancies.aspx without delay and we will immediately assess your application and call you to invite you to interview if we believe your skills and experience meet our needs. We look forward to hearing from you.
If you would like more information about opportunities at West Coventry Academy please contact the HR department on 02476 426235.
All applications are returnable to: firstname.lastname@example.org (only electronic applications will be considered.)
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The school is committed to safeguarding the promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.