This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    7 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Subjects
Art and design, Physical education
Working pattern
Full time
32.5 hours per week
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS (£25,714 – £41,604) + TLR 2.7 (£6,563)

Job summary

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated Director of Learning with an infectious passion for the subjects of PE and Creative Arts to join us at Granville Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for you to create and contribute to innovative and exciting learning opportunities for our students.

You will require the ability to teach PE at both KS3 and KS4, with proven experience of teaching exam groups and delivering excellent results. Teaching experience is not necessary within the Creative Arts; nevertheless, you will be required to line manage this department.

You will be able to support in the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively. You will be passionate about your specialist subject and seek to positively impact your field and the Academy.

Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

- delivering a high-quality education
- recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
- establishing and developing robust governance
- ensuring financial probity and viability
- developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services
- establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust

CPD

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

In Return

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:
- an EAP scheme
- health cash plan scheme
- Taste Card
- Cycle2Work scheme
- discounted gym membership

Closing date: 9.00am on 18th October 2021
Interview date: 21st October 2021

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
762 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Granville Academy

One of the key strengths of the Academy is the positive relationships between staff and students. We have a friendly, respectful and harmonious environment. We are truly inclusive and will not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Within our school community, students and staff are known, valued, developed and supported to be successful.

We believe that every member of our community has the right to feel safe; tolerance, respect and fairness underpin the fabric of our ethos and are promoted through the traditional British values such as treating each other with respect, being courteous and polite. We have a strong commitment to helping and encouraging our students to make a positive contribution to their community. Granville is at the heart of the Woodville community, and we take every opportunity to be involved in joint events and projects.

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At Granville Academy, we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day.

Arranging a visit to Granville Academy

Prospective applicants are welcome to visit, and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 216765.

School location

Burton Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7JR

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