Teacher of English
We seek to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of English to join our hardworking and successful department at Manor CE Academy. The ideal candidate will be focused on high quality teaching in English at key Stage 3 and 4, and have a passion for working with young people. This post would suitable for newly qualified or more experienced teachers.
The successful candidate will be:
• able to inspire and motivate learners and students
• able to work collaboratively with the department and wider school staff
• committed to raising standards of learning for all
• focused on improving teaching and learning
• a creative and innovative thinker
• a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• committed to improving levels of participation and performance in extra-curricular activities
• keen to engage in their own continuous professional development
The English Department
We are a dedicated, creative and highly successful team of seven subject specialists. The department occupies six full sized classrooms plus seminar rooms for smaller groups, all equipped with PCs and projectors. The department has its own workroom, which becomes a place for the team to congregate during breaks, fostering a supportive and friendly atmosphere. In Key Stage 3, all students follow a varied English curriculum, balancing different skills, genres and eras. Year 9 is our GCSE preparation year, in which skills for the Key Stage 4 curriculum are introduced, then all students study both AQA English Language and AQA English Literature GCSE courses in Years 10 and 11. We make full and creative use of students’ iPads to enhance their learning. As a team we are looking to continually deepen our understanding of the new GCSEs and to improve our delivery of content through sharing best practice.
The closing date for applications is Friday 23 June 2017. Interviews will be held week commencing 26 June.
The application form can be downloaded from either this website or www.manorceacademy.org. Please complete this and return to the school. In addition, please submit an accompanying statement to outline how your experiences demonstrate that you meet the person specification. Maximum two sides of A4, size 12 font.
Applications can be sent either by post or email to Mrs K. Forrester, Support Services Manager, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6PA, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For an informal discussion, please contact either Mrs Rebecca Lowman, email@example.com, or Mrs Kathy Bowes, firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: 01904 798722.
Manor CE Academy is committed to safeguarding and the process of safer recruitment. As a result, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Candidates who return their application electronically will be expected to sign the declaration if they are shortlisted. All shortlisted candidates will be expected to prove their identity and bring a copy of their current DBS certificate. The successful candidate will be expected to show original copies of qualifications and further proof of their identity.