Teacher of English, Scunthorpe

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The St Lawrence AcademyScunthorpe
Date posted:
Start date: 1.9.2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS1 to MPS6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English (MPS)

Required for September 2018 

The St Lawrence Academy is a small-oversubscribed academy for 11-16 year old boys and girls of all abilities, we currently have a roll of 750. We serve a diverse community in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Ofsted stated that we continue to be a good academy (June 2016). Our recent SIAMs inspection (April 2016) rated us as outstanding in all areas. We are an inclusive academy striving to meet the needs of all our learners in our caring environment. We welcome students from all backgrounds and faiths, regardless of ability. We are sponsored by the Diocese of Lincoln and have a strong Christian ethos and we are an equal opportunities employer.

At the academy, we want all students to feel included and be inspired to develop their talents - whatever they may be.  We offer a broad balanced curriculum and an environment for learning which inspires our students to do their very best.  This is what we expect.

The English Department at the academy is both supportive of its staff and ensures that students make excellent progress. There are a variety of different opportunities and responsibilities within the department to help with your continuing professional development. For the Class of 2017, 54% of students achieved a strong pass (Grade 5) or better with the department being a strong contributor to the Academy Progress 8 score

Our students are excellent ambassadors for the academy and are proud to wear our uniform and be part of our aspirations for their future.  We want them to be determined to succeed, confident in their abilities and fully involved in the life of the academy, the local community and beyond.

The successful candidate will:

● Be an outstanding, well qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of English

● Have experience in teaching English, across both Key Stages

● Demonstrate excellent subject knowledge

● Demonstrate a clear commitment to raising attainment and developing excellence

● Passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people

● Well organised, inspirational, ambitious and hard working as well as committed to high   


● Show commitment to working collaboratively within the department

● Be able to assist the Curriculum and Progress Leader in leading, managing and  

   developing English across the academy

● Have the ability to meet deadlines

● Have flexibility, vision and commitment

● Be committed to The St Lawrence Academy’s ethos of high expectations and core values

We can offer: 

● A dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff

● 2 year Key Stage 3 curriculum and 3 year Key Stage 4 curriculum

● An excellent reputation in the local community

● Department meeting time and CPD time during the academy day

● A CPD programme for all staff, bespoke and personalised to match the individuals 


● Superb facilities and new resources

● Aspirational and hard working students

● Strong parental engagement

● High standards and expectations

● Access to a laptop

● Access to documents from home via Google documents

This post would suit:

● An NQT as English is a strong department with support available

● An experienced teacher wishing to join our team of fantastic staff 

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references, including your suitability to work with students. Applications will only be considered from individual applicants on our standard application form, and not via CV alone or agencies

For further details visit our website www.tsla.co.uk for an application form and job description, alternatively please contact Lorna Johnson, PA to the Senior Leadership Team on 01724 842447 or email to ljohnson@tsla.co.uk 

If you would like to discuss any of the roles please contact The Principal, Mike Adnitt on 01724 842447 or email to madnitt@tsla.co.uk 

Closing Date : Friday 15th June 2018 at 9am. Interviews W/C Mon 18th June 2018.

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More about The St Lawrence Academy
Address: Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 7DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1724 842447