Teacher of Politics and Law, Wiltshire

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The Wellington AcademyWiltshire

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Start date: Required for April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Wellington Academy opened in 2009 to serve Tidworth. Ludgershall and the surrounding area: an area with a significant military presence. Consequently, we are proud to educate a large number of children from service families and with the growing super-garrison based on Salisbury plain we expect our numbers to continue to rise.

We are not solely defined by our military links, but share a proud history with our academy sponsor: Wellington College, which was founded in memory of The Duke of Wellington, and helped develop our fabulous £32million campus. Our buildings were improved yet again this year with another brand new state of the art teaching block that opened in September. This complements our boarding house (100 students) and other facilities, ranging from theatre to radio station to CCF rifle range, which provide a superbly rich work and learning environment. 

The Wellington Academy shares close links with our partnered primary schools, one of which is currently housed within our secondary academy site, and boasts a growing sixth form making an almost through-school feel. 

We are proud of our curriculum breadth at The Wellington Academy and aim to expose students to the widest range of subjects possible. Our students are friendly and happy and value good relationships with their teachers. In a recent survey over 96% said they would recommend The Wellington Academy to a friend: a simply magnificent figure. 

Academic improvement is top of the agenda: we have a fresh and dedicated leadership team who are fully committed to improving outcomes for our students. Our teachers are committed to doing their very best; our loyal students deserve the best. Consequently, The Wellington Academy is a place where you can work in superb modern surroundings, make a real difference to students and see your career develop. We value CPD and provide fertile ground for new ideas that contribute to our aims. 

Are you an ambitious and dynamic Teacher of Politics and Law? We are looking to appoint an innovative teacher, who is passionate about their subject and who will encourage students of all abilities to succeed. 

Visits to The Wellington Academy are encouraged and can be arranged by emailing the HR team on HR@thewellingtonacademy.org.uk    

If you believe you have the commitment and desire to work in an environment which values teachers as well as setting the highest standards and expectations then please apply using the Academy application form, available with more details from our website at www.thewellingtonacademy.org.uk 

Closing date: Midday, Friday 21 February 2020

Interviews will take place week commencing 24 February 2020.

The Wellington Academy is pursuing authorisation to be an International Baccalaureate World School. International Baccalaureate World Schools share a common philosophy-commitment to high-quality, challenging and international education- that we believe is important for our students. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check before confirmation. The Wellington Academy is an equal opportunities employer. The campus is a no smoking site.

More about The Wellington Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Tidworth Road, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, SP11 9RR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1264 405060
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Wellington Academy celebrates its 10th birthday in 2019, the school opened in 2009 to serve Tidworth, Ludgershall and surrounding villages - a unique rural area within the growing ‘super-garrison’ for the army on Salisbury Plain. We have the second h...