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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    16 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L20-L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

Skills

  • Ability to teach to GCSE standard
  • Ability to coach and motivate professionals, individually and within groups, to achieve individual and collective targets
  • Ability to develop and implement strategies to enhance and sustain whole school initiatives
  • Ability to work with a range of external agencies and stakeholders to deliver whole-school initiatives
  • Ability to communicate verbally with, and write reports for a range of stakeholders, including Governors and external Agencies
  • Ability to set clear targets, track and manage progress and develop strategies to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritise conflicting demands and thrive under pressure
  • ICT skills to manage and report on performance data to a range of audiences (Ofsted, Governors, Parents, Staff and Students

Experiences

  • Experience of Senior Leadership in a Secondary School at Assistant Headteacher or above
  • Effective management of a high-achieving faculty
  • Sustained delivery of outstanding achievment
  • Track record of delivering 'outstanding' teaching
  • innocation and creativitiy to engage, enthuse and progress learners
  • Partnership and team working
  • Experience of providing high standards of pastoral care
  • Leading improvements in Learning and Teaching
  • Developing and leading the implementation ofstrategies to achieve whole School/College improvement
  • Ability to identify own learning needs and to support others in identifying their learning needs
  • Experience of working with other Schools/Organisations/ Agencies

What the school offers its staff

By joining our school, you will be part of an exciting journey, building the school from its early foundations and helping to create and embed its ethos, values and culture. We believe in creating a purposeful and calm environment which allows our teachers to teach and our students to learn. As a result, we will improve student achievement through high-quality teaching in a safe and caring environment. We value each individual child in our school and recognise that each has different talents and gifts, which will be nurtured over the course of their time with us. We also support every student to develop personally and academically, so that they have the knowledge and skills to progress to an aspirational career, a fulfilling life and make a positive contribution to their local community.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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About Edgar Wood Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
295 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Thank you for your interest in Edgar Wood Academy. We are incredibly excited to have been chosen by the Department for Education to open a new school to serve the local community in Middleton and Heywood. Helping our students realise their potential lies at the heart of everything we do. Through a culture of mutual respect, strong behaviour and high standards, we aim to inspire and engage all pupils, regardless of prior attainment or social background.

By joining our school, you will be part of an exciting journey, building the school from its foundations and helping to create the ethos, values and culture of our school. We believe in strong discipline, which allows our teachers to teach and our students to learn. As a result, we will improve student achievement through high-quality teaching in a safe and caring environment. We value each individual child in our school and recognise that each has different talents and gifts, which we will nurture over the course of their school journey. We will help each student to develop, both personally and academically, so that they have the knowledge and skills to progress to an aspirational career, a fulfilling life and make a positive contribution to their local community.

The school has recently moved into a modern, state-of-the-art building, with stunning views of the local countryside, but within easy access of several motorway links. We can offer the opportunity to shape and develop a curriculum which will capture students’ interests, provoke serious thinking and develop their intellectual curiosity. The curriculum will be culturally relevant to our students and will serve to develop social attitudes and behaviours, celebrate British values and ensure that students have an inclusive approach to their local and global communities. Edgar Wood Academy have an extensive enrichment programme which will ensure that all pupils are engaged in a curriculum suffused with memorable experiences and rich opportunities for learning.

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