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This job expired on 22 February 2024

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Upper Pay Scale, Plus recruitment incentive of £1000 per annum for 2 years

What skills and experience we're looking for

To carry out the duties of the Teacher and Cluster Lead in accordance with the Teachers Pay and Conditions Document.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

To lead and manage the effectiveness of, and have oversight for, the teaching practise of those within the specified Cluster.

Lead and Develop the professional Growth and Development of a small number of staff within the specified Cluster to include day to day line management and supervision meetings.

Work closely in a coaching role with fellow professionals to embrace a learning culture that delivers and supports on the schools CPD program both too all staff and within curriculum areas.

Be an active and supportive part of the middle leadership and management of the academy, helping to lead, develop and enhance the teaching practise of other staff.

Lead the development of a coherent curriculum within the specified areas that is ambitious and designed to give all learners cultural capital they need to succeed.

Enhance cross curricula learning opportunities that will link with other departmental themes and projects.

Develop with the leadership team the physical, intellectual, and emotional climates for learning that promotes a high quality, engaging and positive environment, consistent with the academy Behaviour Policy and Development Plan.

Lead on coordination of external examinations entries within the curriculum area, supported by the Student Services Officer.

To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils, incorporating the National Curriculum requirements and in line with the curriculum policies of the school.

To facilitate, support and monitor the overall progress and development of all the students.

To foster a stimulating and creative learning environment and educational experience, which provides students with the opportunity to fulfil their individual potential and is conducive to the good management of teaching and learning.

To share in the development of the school curriculum, courses and study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and their review.

To support and contribute to the school’s responsibility for safeguarding children and have high regard for health and safety.

Generic Responsibilities

Teach students in their assigned groups according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the students in school.

To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development, and attainment of all students and keep such records as are required by the school’s systems.

To ensure a high-quality learning experience for students, which meets internal and external quality standards.

To use a variety of a delivery methods, appropriate to students’ learning styles and the varying demands of the curriculum

To provide a positive, conductive and safe learning environment, encouraging high standards in punctuality, presentation of work and relationships.

To support the school’s special needs policy on inclusion and to assist in the identification and teaching of children with special needs within the class.

To set high expectations for students’ behaviour and maintain a good standard of discipline through well focused teaching, fostering positive relationships and implementing the school’s behaviour policy.

To play a full part in the life of the school and LAAT community and promote its Christian ethos.

To follow and actively promote the school’s policies.

Other

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive. The postholder may be required to undertake other duties that may be required from time to time within the general scope of the post. Any such duties should not substantially change the general character of the post. Duties and responsibilities outside of the general scope of this grade of post will be with the consent of the postholder.

The postholder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with LAAT Equal Opportunities policies.

The postholder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the LAAT Health and Safety policies and procedures.

All employees need to be aware of the possible abuse of children and vulnerable adults and if you are concerned you need to follow the Academies’ Safeguarding Policy. In addition, employees working with children have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of during the course of their work.


What the school offers its staff

We are on an aspirational journey under experienced and ambitious leadership.

Our vision is to be the best version of ourselves in an environment designed to be rewarding, stimulating, and challenging so that students can actualise their potential. Our strong community creates a place of opportunity which allows its students to flourish, find expression, build strength of character, and make positive decisions when faced with adversity. This is guided and discovered through a rich pastoral system which makes a real difference to students lives.

Our alumni progress onto prestigious pathways that lead students access university, apprenticeships, and impressive chosen careers, contributing significantly to the world. We are dedicated to building opportunities for all students to not only achieve the highest academic standards but also ensure that their unique personality, talents, and interests are nurtured and developed to the full. There is a synergy between developing a well-rounded individual and a strong academic record; students maximise their potential when nurtured in a positive and enriching learning environment.

Changes to, and investment in, the physical building and the environment saw us recruit some fantastic new members of teaching and support staff. All this, combined with William Lovell's distinctive Christian ethos and strong sense of community, mean that the future is very exciting for students at the school.

Our broad and balanced curriculum is complemented by an extensive range of enrichment activities such as creative arts, sports, music, student leadership and academic master classes, amongst many others.

As a Church of England school, our underpinning values, which are deep-rooted in the Christian story, are the driving force of our academy. They resonate through everything we do, creating an inclusive culture where all faiths are valued, everybody is shown and receives Respect, Truth is modelled and encouraged, Generosity is given without expectation to receive, Forgiveness is practised, and Justice is demonstrated.

Commitment to safeguarding

The LAAT Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

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About William Lovell Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
296 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01205 480352

At William Lovell Church of England Academy, we strive to create an inclusive atmosphere with a family-feel, where strength of character goes hand in hand with academic achievement.

Every person is valued within our school. We empower and challenge all, encouraging and building one another up to become the best version of themselves.

Our aim is for all pupils and to have the widest possible life choices and we hope to inspire every member of the community to have a positive impact on the world around them. We trust that they have the power to make a difference.

Arranging a visit to William Lovell Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@williamlovell.laat.co.uk.

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