Position: Teacher of English
Salary: MPS/UPS £24,373 - £40,490 (salary is dependent on experience, training and/or qualifications)
Contract: Full time, Fixed Term until August 2020
To start: January 2020, or as soon as possible
Qualifications: Applicants must have a relevant teaching qualification and hold QTS or QTLS
As Teacher of English, this is an exciting opportunity to join an Academy on a journey to excellence. The successful candidate will inspire and motivate students to ensure that they achieve their full potential, you will be engaging, enigmatic and enthusiastic.
This role would be suitable for either a Newly Qualified Teacher or a more experienced colleague; enthusiasm, passion and a commitment to inspiring young people are more important than years of experience.
This is an additional post within the English Department at King's Lynn Academy to bolster the existing team due to increased student numbers and increased investment in the Academy. This is an exciting opportunity to join us at an important time of our history; we are firmly on our way to achieving successful ratings from Ofsted with our sights set on becoming an Outstanding school. Our success in improving standards of learning and behaviour are an integral part of this journey
Our students range from age 11 to 16 and have a range of backgrounds and abilities and are a true reflection of the local area. Our existing staff, whether support or teaching, work well together as a team with the best interests of all of our students at heart.
There are many opportunities at Kings Lynn Academy to develop your own areas of interests, both within your specialty and on a wider basis; we actively encourage involvement in extra-curricular activities to support learning in the classroom. We embrace innovative ways of engaging with our students with the aim of ensuring that each of our students achieves their full potential through access to high quality teaching and learning experiences across all subject areas.
At King’s Lynn Academy we offer an engaging and relevant curriculum and offer our students a range of future pathways and destinations. Our skilled staff make lessons interactive, engaging and enjoyable whilst ensuring that our students reach their full potential.
There are three main strands to our work at King’s Lynn Academy which direct all that we do;
Knowledge - We want all of our students to develop a thirst for knowledge; to challenge their current understandings and to drive them to succeed. This also applies to our staff who we encourage to develop additional interests and responsibilities further widening the scope of their role in a way that benefits both the Academy students and the teacher concerned.
Leadership - All of our staff have a sense of responsibility; teaching staff can develop their interests in management, secondary topics, and extra-curricular activities such as the Duke of Edinburgh award, after-school clubs and more.
Aspiration - We do not set limits on the aspirations of our staff and students. We actively encourage and support staff with career progression opportunities.
The Eastern Multi-Academy Trust was originally established in 2010 as the CWA Academy Trust, due to continued growth and success with Academies at both Primary and Secondary level in King’s Lynn and the surrounding area we became independent in 2017. Our family of Academies helps us to establish a vibrant education system that enthuses young people and supports economic development of the region. As a successful educational provider we contribute to the primary and secondary phases of education, raising standards throughout and aiding transition to higher education. Our academies promote individual learning through inspirational teaching and challenging lessons, driving up academic standards and achievement rates well above national levels.
Like all strong families, the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust academies seek to offer mutual support to one another. Developing shared learning and understanding, collaborating to achieve better outcomes, whilst recognising unique qualities and differences. We focus on the successes of individuals and develop a culture of healthy competition.
Skills & Experience
- It is essential that you are Degree qualified with passion, drive and enthusiasm within the relevant subject area.
- The successful candidate will have previous classroom experience, knowledge of current issues and developments in education, a good awareness of strategies to improve the learning and achievement of students and a desire to raise standards in teaching and learning to improve achievement.
- You will be committed to supporting learning, able to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and have an enthusiastic and engaging approach.
- An enhanced DBS check is required for all of our roles
- Please ensure that you tailor your application to meet the minimum essential criteria of the Person Specification attached to this advert
How to apply
To request an application pack or to arrange a visit at the school please contact Tracy Harrison at Vision for Education on 0191 267 6555 or email email@example.com.
The closing date for applications is Friday 17th January 2020 at 3pm and these should be returned via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vision for Education are a recruitment business and work in partnership with Eastern Multi Academy Trust to support their permanent recruitment and the application process will be managed by Vision for Education.