Vocational Social Sciences Teacher, Nottingham

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Nottingham AcademyNottingham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a high-quality professional who has the highest expectations of themselves and our pupils. 

If you provide high-quality teaching and have a natural enthusiasm for improving the life chances of our children, then this could be the role for you. 

The Role 

As Vocational Social Sciences Teacher for the Greenwood Road site of our academy, you will be expected to engage and enthuse learners through a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning. To succeed, you must be innovative in your techniques to motivate and inspire young people and be a great team player with first-class communication skills. 

We wish to recruit someone who shares our vision that all pupils should leave with the skills to be able to express themselves creatively and imaginatively and to communicate with others confidently and effectively. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • is a specialist in Health and Social Care and Childcare studies;
  • is committed to raising the achievement of all learners by ensuring teaching across the curriculum is of the highest quality;
  • is able to make positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike; 
  • has high professional standards; 
  • is able to plan and deliver innovative and inspirational lessons that engage pupils; 
  • has a genuine desire to provide the best education for students;
  • is committed to the aims and ethos of the school.

About Us

We are a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school in Nottingham, led by Principal Ged Rae along with a dedicated senior leadership team. We are an aspirational and inclusive academy committed to our ‘Respect Values’. Through an inspirational curriculum, we facilitate great learning, exceptional progress and the development of character. We ensure all pupils achieve their potential and are ready for the next stage in their learning, training or employment.

In Return

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce, whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth. 

For NQTs looking to join the Trust, you can be assured that we will invest in developing your practice to ensure you succeed. All NQTs are required to attend the NQT development programme where you will be taken through a range of core areas of professional development including induction and training days where all the NQTs from the Trust are brought together. This training doesn’t stop at NQTs as the Learning Alliance also offers programmes for Teachers looking to develop techniques and strategies to improve classroom practice. 

For an application form and further information, please visit https://app.kallidusrecruit.com/GreenwoodAcademiesTrust/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=37297 

Closing date: Midnight on 21st May 2019.

Interview date: 24th May 2019.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

More about Nottingham Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: (Part of Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust), Greenwood Road Site, Greenwood Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 7EB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 115 748 3380
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