A Level Teacher of English and/or Film Studies Elliott Hudson College, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job description

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, Elliott Hudson College will ensure that students receive an outstanding education that focuses on high expectations, challenge and rigour. Together these non-negotiable values will instil in young people a self-belief that enables them to access the highest standard of higher educational provision and employment.

Through this approach Elliott Hudson College will be a catalyst for social change, transforming opportunities for the young people in the communities it serves. We are determined through the establishment of this college, to ensure that poverty and deprivation should in no way limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic English and Film Studies teacher to join Elliott Hudson College, someone who is committed to ensuring that it continues to be a truly outstanding establishment. Applications would be considered from candidates able to offer one subject only. Our standards and expectations are high and we expect our new staff to lead our continuing drive for excellence in the classroom. Both English and Film Studies are very popular subjects in the college and this opportunity does present the successful candidate with a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate their value in a high performing environment over the longer term.

This is an exciting opportunity for candidates who is keen to be at the centre of our organisational change. The last few years have been exceptional for The GORSE Academies Trust and we are incredibly proud that Elliott Hudson College has been judged as ‘outstanding’ in all areas, by Ofsted in March 2018.

Elliott Hudson College is a 16-19, co-educational college which opened in 2015 and now has a student population of 1080 Year 12 and 13 ‘A’ Level students. The college is housed in brand new, state-of-the-art accommodation at The White Rose Office Park, Millshaw Park Lane, Leeds, LS11 0LT.

An application pack is available to download direct from our website at www.tgat.org.uk/jobs by email to recruitment@elliotthudsoncollege.ac.uk or by telephone to Linda Dunn on 0113 323 9777.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 15 October 2.30pm
Applications should be returned to: recruitment@elliotthudsoncollege.ac.uk
Candidates notified on: Wednesday 16 October
Interviews will take place: W/C Monday 21 October

The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Essential educational requirements

• Good honours degree in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status (or currently an ITT/GTP trainee)

Essential skills and experience

• Very good classroom practitioner
• Ability to devise new resources to facilitate student learning
• Knowledge and experience of intervention strategies
• Ability to set high expectations in the classroom
• Knowledge of Post 16 curriculum and assessment
• Knowledge and understanding regarding Safeguarding, Child Protection and Prevent
Either:
• Successful placement(s), teaching at KS5 (applicants currently in training)
or:
• Successful record of teaching including very good exam results at one or more of KS4 & KS5 (applicants who already have gained QTS)


About Elliott Hudson College

Elliott Hudson College has a mission to ensure that its students receive an exceptional education. We are looking for professionals who want to work in a college that focuses on high expectations, challenge and rigour but aligned closely with personal responsibility and pastoral care. Together these values will instil in young people a self-belief that enables them to access the highest standard of higher educational provision and employment. Through this approach Elliott Hudson College is becoming a catalyst for social change, transforming opportunities for the young people in the communities it serves. We are determined, through the establishment of this college, to ensure that poverty and deprivation should in no way limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise.

Address
The White Rose Office Park, Millshaw Park Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 0LT
Phase
Sixteen Plus
Type
Free School