The Littlehampton Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspiring English specialist to join our Communications Faculty. Applicants must be able to teach English at key stage 3 and key stage 4, with A level experience an advantage. There may also be the opportunity to teach Media, which is a popular subject at both key stage 4 and key stage 5.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant and ambitious school. The Littlehampton Academy is a large academy with a core ethos that supports the development of both staff and students. We are determined to improve student performance in all areas. You will be joining the academy at an exciting time and will have opportunities to make significant contributions.
The Communications Faculty includes English, Media, French and Spanish. It is a strong, supportive and well-led team of specialist teachers, who provide high quality and engaging class teaching. We have invested heavily in a range of texts which gives us maximum curriculum flexibility. We encourage participation in extra-curricular events, including theatre visits.
Students at TLA are proud of their school and loyal to their teachers. Colleagues are highly supportive and if you join us, you will benefit from our extensive CPD programme.
We welcome applications from both well qualified teachers and those who are at the beginning of their career. The key is that you are enthusiastic and capable of contributing to a the team. The successful candidate will be motivated, creative and resilient, possessing both the skills to deliver high quality teaching and learning and the drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached.
Essential educational requirements
UK Qualified Teacher Status as recognised by the DfE for teaching in secondary education
Essential skills and experience
We welcome applications from both well qualified teachers, and those who are at the beginning of their career. We would consider supporting unqualified graduates who wish to pursue alternative routes to QTS. The key is that you are enthusiastic and capable of contributing to the team. The successful candidate will be motivated, creative and resilient, possessing both the skills to deliver high quality teaching and learning and the drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached.
The Littlehampton Academy teaching staff benefit from the following:-
• a collaborative approach and highly supportive colleagues;
• an extensive CPD programme tailored to skills and experience;
• the opportunity to join Action Research Groups;
• proven student progress;
• students who are proud of their school and loyal to their teachers;
• strong links with Brighton, Sussex and Chichester Universities;
• free use of the Academy’s fitness suite;
• free on site car parking and easy access to local public transport;
• cycle to work scheme.
About The Littlehampton Academy
The Littlehampton Academy, part of the Woodard Academies Trust, is an improving 11-19 Academy serving the local community of Littlehampton and the surrounding area. The Academy (TLA) boasts excellent facilities, having moved into our state of the art new building in 2012. Littlehampton is on the coast of central southern England between Brighton and Chichester. It has hundreds of square miles of countryside, over half of which are Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, vibrant and varied cities and towns. It has award-winning Blue Flag sandy beaches that have attracted family visitors for generations, while the River Arun and the harbour provide an exciting range of recreational water activities. The Littlehampton Academy ethos reflects our deep commitment to delivering an outstanding education to the students we teach. We prioritise inclusion, value individuals and excel in delivering pastoral care and personalised learning paths for our students. Our aim is to offer students not only a first-class education, but also to teach them real-life skills that will provide lifelong benefits.
- Fitzalan Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 6FE
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