Teacher of English, Halesowen

Closing date:Expiring soon

Leasowes High SchoolHalesowen

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational practitioner who can engage pupils and drive results in our English Department.  Leasowes High School and Sixth Form is a “good school” (Ofsted Dec 2015) and forms part of the Invictus Education Trust which comprises of 6 schools. In our last Ofsted it stated that “Working relationships between pupils and teachers are highly effective and support learning well. Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school. They are polite, respectful and courteous”.

The ideal candidate will:

Have a passion for teaching with excellent subject knowledge

Want to make a difference to our students and improve their life chances

Bring innovative ideas to Leasowes High School

Be a committed team player and able to work collaboratively to ensure excellent student outcomes

In return, we can offer you:

• Tailored Induction Programme

• A range of CPD opportunities

• Potential to teach at A Level

• A supportive leadership team

• Regular staff wellbeing days/events

• Staff discounts on local purchases and services

• A range of free (in house) health screening checks

• 24 hour access to the Employee Assistance Scheme

• Opportunity to join the BUPA cash plan scheme

We welcome visits to the school.  If you would like to arrange a visit please contact: Lisa Thomas directly on 01384 686646 or email lthomas@leasowes.dudley.sch.uk 

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised end date if a large number of applications are received, you are therefore encouraged to submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Please apply using the TES Online Form

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 24th May 2019

Interview Date: TBC

Leasowes High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced disclosure and barring check will be required.

Latest Ofsted summary.

The Headteacher and other leaders have transformed the quality of education that the school provides since the last inspection.  Senior leaders in the school have successfully created a shared vision to ‘aspire and achieve’. Expectations of what pupils can achieve have risen and the school is improving rapidly.  The governing body challenges and supports the school well and has made a strong contribution to recent improvements.  Pupils are making good progress in most subjects, including English and mathematics.  The proportion of pupils achieving good GCSE grades, including in English and mathematics, is improving.  Leaders’ high expectations and rigorous checks on the quality of provision have resulted in good teaching, learning and assessment.  Teachers plan lessons that consist of engaging and interesting learning activities that create conditions in which pupils are eager to learn.  Working relationships between pupils and teachers are highly effective and support learning well.  Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school. They are polite, respectful and courteous. They are proud of their school.  Pupils feel safe in school and know how to keep themselves safe in a wide variety of situations.  Staff, pupils and parents think that personal development and welfare are real strengths of the school, and inspectors agree.

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More about Leasowes High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kent Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8PJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1384 686 606
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Leasowes High School is part of the Invictus Education Trust, to learn more about the Trust please click here or visit our website here

Leasowes High School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with a Sixth Form situated in ...