The Academy offers a unique blend of tradition and future, seeking the highest standards of behaviour and appearance, whilst maintaining an emphasis on harnessing technologies, and exploring every avenue in improving teaching, learning, and assessment.
We are proud of our sport specialism, and make every effort to ensure all students are given the opportunity to develop and progress, in terms of health and leadership, via the avenue of PE and Sport. This links closely to our PRIDE values, which are based on the Olympic and Para Olympics values.
We can offer you:
• A considerate employer with regard for your well being and family priorities
• A health care plan to cover some of the costs of keeping you well such as dental, physio and eye care, with the addition of counselling and fast track to consultant appointments should you be carrying the worry of a health scare
• Excellent professional development / guidance and opportunities to progress through our Teaching School and nationally accredited training programs
• Every member of staff and student is equipped with a Chromebook device to aid innovative teaching and reduce workload
• Friendly and supportive colleagues
• Students that are helpful, with good manners and take pride in their appearance
• A wide variety of clubs, trips, events and opportunities
• A large and successful sixth form
• Free onsite parking and access to our onsite gym and padel tennis courts.
We are looking for:
• A qualified and enthusiastic team player who has a passion for the subject and an ability to bring it to life in the classroom
• A teacher who is committed to delivering active and engaging learning, which enthuses young people and motivates them to want to succeed
• A teacher who can set targets that stretch and challenge students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions
• A teacher with a continued commitment to their own professional development.
Applications are welcomed from both newly qualified and experienced teachers. The successful applicant will be supported by an excellent department in an outstanding school. For NQTs, we provide our highly successful NQT programme where you will train alongside other NQTs. This enables aspiring teachers to support and learn from each other, in the true collaborative spirit of teaching. Every member of staff receives the opportunity to complete full Level 1 TEEP (Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme) training course for 3 days.
If you are looking for an opportunity to join a progressive school and departments that thrive on good humour and team work then please apply below. Interviews to be held week commencing 2 March 2020.
We welcome a visit at any time, so please make the time to come in and see our school at work.