English Teacher Weston Favell Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job description

We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational English Teacher who has the highest expectations of themselves and our pupils. If you provide high quality teaching and have a natural passion for improving the life chances of our children then this is the role for you.

About the Role
We wish to recruit someone who shares our vision that all pupils should leave with the skills to be able to express themselves creatively and imaginatively, and to communicate with others confidently and effectively. As a Teacher of English, you will be expected to ensure, through effective teaching and learning, that all pupils are equipped to use and apply key literacy skills.

About You
We are looking for someone who:
• is experienced in teaching English Literature and English Language up to and including KS4
• is passionate about English and about helping all pupils succeed despite their background
• has high professional standards
• is committed to raising the achievement of all learners by ensuring teaching across the curriculum is of the highest quality
• is able to make positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike
• is able to plan and deliver innovative and inspirational lessons that engage pupils
• experience of teaching KS5 an advantage but not essential

About Us
Weston Favell Academy is making substantial improvements in all areas and we are investing heavily in our staffing structure to continue this momentum. We are a supportive team, committed to ensuring that our learners fulfil their potential despite any barriers they may face. We are looking for equally passionate practitioners to join our team.

Located on the outskirts of Northampton, we are situated in a great part of the country. Northampton has a £20billion economy and sits at the heart of one of four designated growth areas in England, with big plans for housing and the economy. With plenty of countryside on the doorstep, it’s surprising that it’s only an hour away from London.

In Return
Working for the GAT, you can be assured that you will be contributing to helping support our mission to enable every child to do their best. All our academies work collaboratively together to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning. As a GAT employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Jo Cosciani, PA to the Principal, on 01604 402121 or email wfa-recruitment@westonfavellacademy.org

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulation.
The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Essential educational requirements

Teach GOV website:
• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential qualifications

Teach GOV website:
• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential skills and experience

Newly qualified Teachers and experienced Teachers are all encouraged to apply to this post


About Weston Favell Academy

About Us The Weston Favell Academy is making substantial improvements in all areas and we are investing heavily in our staffing structure to continue this momentum. We are a supportive team, committed to ensuring that our learners fulfil their potential despite any barriers they may face. We are looking for equally passionate practitioners to join our team. Located on the outskirts of Northampton, we are situated in a great part of the country. Northampton has a £20billion economy and sits at the heart of one of four designated Growth Areas in England, with big plans for housing and the economy. With plenty of countryside on the doorstep it’s surprising that it’s only an hour away from London.

Address
Booth Lane South, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 3EZ
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Weston Favell Academy website (opens in a new window)