Assistant Director of English

Ormiston SWB Academy, Bilston, WV14 0LN

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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Assistant Director of English job summary

Ormiston SWB Academy are looking to appoint a Assistant Director of English to deliver outstanding provision to our students. You need to be determined to drive up standards, have a positive approach and be committed to making a difference. In return you will get to work in an innovative and supportive Academy.

Additional allowances

Assistant Director of English + TLR 2c (£6,997)

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About Ormiston SWB Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1160 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01902 493797

Ormiston SWB Academy is a vibrant, successful 11-19 Academy.

We are very proud of our recent ‘GOOD’ Ofsted report from November 2021.

What is it like to attend this school?

“Pupils and staff are proud of how their school has improved. Ormiston SWB Academy is a happy place to be. The school’s C.O.R.E values of character, organisation, resilience and excellence run through every facet of school life. All staff expect the best from pupils in everything they do. Pupils are rising to this challenge. Leaders have addressed previous shortcomings in pupils’ behaviour. They have established clear routines and expectations that everyone understands”.

Staff reiterate and reinforce these expectations fairly, calmly and consistently. Internal and external suspensions have reduced significantly. Pupils know how to behave well. They are polite and courteous to each other, staff and visitors. Staff continue to work to raise standards even further. Through the C.O.R.E values, leaders have created a school community that is respectful of all.”

We have world class facilities, highly professional staff and students who are keen to learn, this makes us the first choice secondary school across the area.

The successful candidate will;
be an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of securing sustained excellent outcomes
have up-to-date knowledge of subject curricula and assessment requirements
have proven experience of identifying and implementing effective strategies for improvement
have a highly effective style that is both consultative and influential
be able to demonstrate resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement
be able show significant impact in developing capacity and improving outcomes for young people
Ormiston SWB Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We can offer:
A unique opportunity to help build on the school’s successes to date
A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards
An opportunity to work in a dynamic team who deliver outstanding provision through engaging lessons
Reduced workload via centrally and collaboratively planned resources
Centralised behaviour management/detentions, which teachers to flourish
Access to the latest ICT resources including Staff laptop and visualiser in every classroom
Exciting enrichment opportunities.
Free access to brand new fitness suite
Highly visible SLT
Access to amazing in school and Trust wide CPD
The opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment.

The post also offers the successful candidate the opportunity to undertake the NPQML qualification

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