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Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Astrea Academy DearneBarnsley

‘The school is characterised by a relentless positivity. There is a tangible collegiate feeling across the school. Relationships are warm and trusting and staff feel valued and supported. Staff are committed to the community the school serves and helping pupils to aim high. Leaders know the school well and have a clear vision for its future.’    Challenge Partners Review, July 2019

Astrea Academy Dearne is an 11-16 secondary situated in Barnsley and we are a school where our colleagues are all part of #TeamDearne. We have a low staff turnover, high staff morale and are looking positively to the future. We are within commutable distance from Wakefield, Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield and are a proud member of the Astrea Academy Trust family of schools.

We are an inclusive school and are oversubscribed in Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9. Being oversubscribed means we are looking to expand our excellent team of teaching professionals. We have the highest aspiration for our students to achieve their very best and grow both as individuals and as members of their community. The development of the whole child forms an integral part of our vision: we want the best for every student at Astrea Academy Dearne irrespective of their background. 

Our Opportunity

We are looking for an inspirational and motivational Teacher of English. Astrea Academy Dearne is on an exciting journey as we work together to make a difference for the young people and the community we serve. Every day is different and this role presents you with the exciting opportunity you have been looking for!

You will be relentless in your commitment and belief in all young people and will ensure only the highest level of academic success and personal fulfilment for all: they deserve nothing less. It is our vision to create outstanding young people who are courageous champions of diversity, equality and mutual respect and who are proud of their community and are enthusiastic advocates of learning. It goes without saying that we will support you, develop you and above all welcome you into our aspirational school.

Application process

The date of commencement for this post will be as soon as possible.

Our Principal, Joanne Wilson would love to meet you for an informal conversation. To arrange a meeting and for further details please contact Hannah Peace at hannah.peace@astreadearne.org or call 01709 892211.

Application details are available from our Trust website (under vacancies).

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