About the Opportunity
John Madejski Academy is a rapidly improving school with a cutting edge curriculum and exciting professional development opportunities. We are passionate about transforming the life chances of our students through excellent teaching and learning, a fantastic pastoral support system and a broad curriculum tailored to our students’ needs, including extensive extra-curricular opportunities. Staff workload and well-being is at the heart of our ethos. Alongside our excellent staff support and professional development opportunities, we are embedding live whole class marking and have introduced a two week October half-term. You will be someone who has:
A desire and the resilience to ensure the rapid improvements are leading to an outstanding school within 5 years
Leadership and readiness to assume responsibility for significant areas of the school
Outstanding teaching practice with a passion to help all young people to be the best that they can be
Personal drive, determination and the ability to form effective working relationships that are conductive to a productive and positive atmosphere
A solution focused, self- motivated and determined leader who is proactive and believes that education has the power to transform children’s lives
Belief in the merits of a research-driven profession and ensures they read widely to remain well informed of policy and practice
Work collaboratively with The White Horse Federation
The successful candidate will be
A dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with the highest expectations in your own classroom.
Passionate about your subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
Setting high expectations and will be committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
Able to recognise opportunities and face challenges, whilst maintaining your sense of humour and care for young people.
Capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.
A role model for our students and staff.
More detail can be found in the supporting job description attached. Visits to the school are most welcome, please contact the school on 0118 937 0200 to book an appointment. Please see the link direct to our school website to learn more about us! www.johnmadejskiacademy.co.uk/
Closing Date for applications: 20 January 2020
Interview Date: 24/25 January 2020
We Can Offer You
A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
An opportunity to develop your leadership skills
A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive team.
Excellent care and support for all staff.
Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff
Enthusiastic students, willing to learn.
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
Cashback healthcare plan (P)
Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why Work With Us
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.