Teacher of English/Humanities (ref 781), Corby Glen, Lincolnshire

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The Charles Read AcademyCorby Glen, Lincolnshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1-M6/UQT
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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.

Come and join us

Charles Read Academy is a smaller than average secondary academy situated between the market towns of Stamford, Grantham and Bourne. In 2017 Charles Read was judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted and it consistently achieves progress of students higher than the national average. As part of the David Ross Education Trust there are opportunities to work with colleagues from 34 academies nationally, and there are career opportunities through the Trust Teaching School Alliance. The successful candidate would initially teach English, Geography and RE to Key Stage 3 although the opportunity for Key Stage 4 could be developed for a suitable candidate. This role may not need to be full time and this should be discussed prior to application. The role may be suitable for a candidate who has previously worked in Primary Education. 

About the role

Full-time, permanent role.

Salary & Benefits

· M1-M6, or UQT

· Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

· Relevant Degree or Industry experience.

· Good understanding of effective teaching methods that secure excellent student progress.

· The ability to interest, inspire, challenge and motivate students to achieve above and beyond their potential.

· Good communication skills and the ability to work in a small team and independently.

· Sound knowledge of progression within English.

· A good understanding of the elements of a Good or Outstanding teaching.

· The ability to use ICT.

· A commitment to raising standards and succeed for all.

· An enjoyment of working with young people.

· Relevant teaching experience or teaching practice.

· Experience of working with a wide range of students and abilities.

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 CV and covering letter to jobs@dret.co.uk by 18 January 2017 quoting reference 781.

Charles Read 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.



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Address: Bourne Road, Corby Glen, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1476 550333