This job expired on 17 April 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 1B £10,713
Potential recruitment allowance is available for the right candidate, to be discussed at interview

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • DfE recognised Qualified Teacher Status
  • Graduate in a relevant subject
  • Evidence of raising achievement beyond own classroom
  • Evidence of effective teaching and learning across KS3, KS4 and Post-16, leading to strong outcomes.
  • Strong professional development record relevant to the post
  • Leading effective intervention strategies
  • Contribution to faculty enrichment activities
  • Successful and innovative curriculum planning
  • Effective coaching/mentoring of staff
  • Strategies to raise achievement related to relevant key stage/exam courses
  • Competence in using student data to monitor and improve performance
  • Outstanding pedagogy and understanding how to disseminate it
  • Understanding of inclusive provision and practices which offer equality of access to the curriculum for all students including SEN, EAL and high achievers
  • ICT competence and capability
  • Identifying barriers to learning and a range of strategies to support students
  • Understanding of the importance of having high expectations for all students, both of behaviour and academic achievement
    • Further relevant qualifications, desirable
    • Strong professional development record relevant to the post, desirable
    • Accurate observation of lessons, desirable
    • Experience of implementing successful improvements and change at a faculty level, desirable
    • Evidence of outstanding teaching and learning, desirable
    • Leading an effective faculty, desirable
    • Leading extra-curricular activities and trips abroad, desirable
    • Effective strategies for self-evaluation and strategic planning, desirable

What the school offers its staff

Why Choose us?

  • We are committed to excellence that values staff and students.
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow.
  • A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for our staff.
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across schools as part of Equa Multi Academy Trust.

Benefits we offer:

  • Free use of our fitness suite at dedicated times.
  • Plenty of free on-site parking.
  • Access to the Cycle to Work and Tech schemes.
  • Employee Support Programme.
  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Strong ECT Programme.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expect all staff to share this commitment. A copy of the school’s Safeguarding Children in Our School Policy and our Policy and Code of Conduct for Safe Practice are available on our website. An online profile search will be conducted and references will be sought on all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. The post is subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS to include children's barred list checks. Disclosure will contain details of formal cautions, reprimands and final warnings, as well as convictions.
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About The John of Gaunt School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1171 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01225 711158

The John of Gaunt School is large and dynamic school with approximately 1270 students on roll. We are currently a single Academy and actively promote collaboration with our feeder primary schools through the Trowbridge Schools’ Social Enterprise - Collaborative Schools Ltd and the West Wiltshire Alliance; a partnership of 8 secondary schools and Wiltshire College. Our school roll is rising significantly each year and our reputation has accelerated over the last two years. We are now at the forefront educational practice and we are delighted that our recent changes are accelerating the progress of our students. We will be joining Equa Multi Academy Trust on 1 April 2023 and therefore if successful, you will be employed directly by the Trust. Details about Equa MAT can be found on their website https://equa.org.uk .

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@jogschool.org.

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