Teacher of English, Northampton

Closing date:Expiring today

Weston Favell AcademyNorthampton

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR £22,917 - £38,633
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We wish to recruit someone who shares our vision that all pupils should leave with the skills to be able to express themselves creatively and imaginatively, and to communicate with others confidently and effectively.  As an English Teacher, you will be expected to ensure, through effective teaching and learning, that all pupils acquire key literacy skills and are inspired to achieve outstanding progress.

We're looking for someone who

  • is passionate about English and about helping all pupils succeed despite their background;
  • has high professional standards;
  • is committed to raising the achievement of all learners by ensuring teaching across the curriculum is of the highest quality; 
  • is able to make positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike;
  • is able to plan and deliver innovative and inspirational lessons that engage pupils;


About Us

We are an improving school and this summer’s GCSE results were the best in our history.  In addition, our growing Sixth Form is sending ever increasing numbers of students onto prestigious universities and high quality apprenticeships as our results improve. This is the second consecutive year of significant improvement and we are confident this upward trend will continue. 

It is our goal to equip young people with the qualifications, skills and characteristics that will help them to achieve their aspirations.  Our motto, ‘Be Inspired’, is demonstrated throughout our curriculum.  We are a supportive team, committed to ensuring that our learners fulfil their potential despite any barriers they may face. We are looking for equally passionate practitioners to join our team.

In Return

Working for the GAT you can be assured that you will be contributing to helping support our mission to enable every child to do their best. All our academies work collaboratively together to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning. As a GAT employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth. 

This role is suitable for either experienced professionals who wish to progress their career or for NQTs who want to begin their career in a learning rich environment. There is also an opportunity for part time hours. 

Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Jo Cosciani, PA to the Principal on 01604 402121 or email wfa-recruitment@westonfavell.org   

For further information, please visit: http://www.greenwoodacademies.org/wfa/021 

Closing date: 18th January 2018.

Interview date: w/c 22nd January 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Booth Lane South, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 3EZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 402 121
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