Teacher of History, Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Lodge Park AcademyNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1-UPS3 £23,720 - £39,406
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lodge Park Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of History. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.


About the role

To be an effective teacher (and Tutor) who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential.

32.5 hours per week – permanent role


About Lodge Park Academy

We are proud to be one of the largest education providers in our community.  We are moving towards our goal of becoming the best secondary school in Corby.  We are looking for teachers who are dedicated, not only to great teaching, but to becoming part of a friendly and vibrant school community.

You will be a skilled professional who can bring your passion for teaching to our students.  You will inspire and motivate our students to achieve their potential.

As well as holding specialisms in IT, Sport, technology and the Platinum Arts Mark, we are proud to offer unrivalled enrichment opportunities, recognised by Ofsted, that build confidence and shape the aspirations of our young people.

Corby, which is undergoing regeneration, has a growing range of social and leisure facilities.  As well as boasting lower than average property prices, the area in centrally located with good transport links to London and many other parts of the country.


Salary & Benefits

  • M1 – UPS3 £22,917 - £38,633 per annum
  • Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

 

Who we are looking for

  • A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification
  • Nationally recognized teaching qualification
  • The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-5
  • A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
  • Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
  • Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
  • Contribute to whole school initiatives
  • Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
  • Able to create a team ethos across a team
  • Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
  • Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate
  • Able to seek and understand development opportunities for self and others
  • Committed to career progression and own professional development
  • Willing to contribute to the professional development
  • Well motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to work hard
  • Honest
  • Good organisation and time management skills

 

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Lodge Park Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants



More about Lodge Park Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1536 203817
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Lodge Park is an 11-18 comprehensive academy, based in the town of Corby with nearly 900 students on roll. In January 2019 the academy was judged as requiring special measures by Ofsted. The new leadership team, with support from the David Ross Educa...