English Teacher - Full/Part-Time

Ark Alexandra Academy, Hastings, East Sussex


Job details

Subjects English Language, English Literature
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,982 to £42,113 per year (full-time equivalent)
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

We are open to applications from all qualified teachers with an English specialism, whether newly qualified or experienced.

To find out more about our English Department, please see the linked advert.

The Role

To deliver outstanding teaching and learning of their subject and therefore help students
achieve excellent academic results, and be a role-model/impact the academy more widely.
To design an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires children to appreciate the
subject and its application.

Key Responsibilities
 To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard
that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress
 To provide a nurturing classroom and academy environment that helps students to
develop as learners
 To help to maintain/establish discipline across the whole academy
 To contribute to the effective working of the academy
 To contribute to the management of a faculty.
 To play a role in quality assuring teaching, assessment and adherence to school policy
across the faculty.

Outcomes and Activities

Teaching and Learning

 Enrich the curriculum with trips and visits to enhance the learning experience of all
 With direction from the Head of Department and within the context of the academy’s
curriculum and schemes of work, plan and prepare effective teaching modules and
 Contribute to the development of the faculty’s curriculum and schemes of work in
relevant subject area
 Teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment
 Use regular assessments to set targets for students, monitor student progress and
respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring
 To produce/contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating
to individual and groups of pupils
 Develop plans and processes for the classroom with measurable results and evaluate
those results to make improvements in student achievement
 Ensure that all students achieve at least at chronological age level or, if well below level,
make significant and continuing progress towards achieving at chronological age level
 Maintain regular and productive communication with pupils, parents and carers, to
report on progress, sanctions and rewards and all other communications
 Provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to
individual pupils and groups of pupils
 Direct and supervise support staff assigned to lessons and when required participate in
related recruitment and selection activities
 Implement and adhere to the academies behaviour management policy, ensuring the
health and well-being of pupils is maintained at all times
 Participate in preparing pupils for external examinations.

Academy Culture

 Support the academy’s values and ethos by contributing to the development and
implementation of policies practices and procedures
 Help create a strong academy community, characterised by consistent, orderly
behaviour and caring, respectful relationships
 Help develop a small school/department culture and ethos that is utterly committed to
 To be active in issues of student welfare and support
 Support and work in collaboration with colleagues and other professional in and beyond
the school, covering lessons and providing other support as required.


 Undertake , and when required, deliver or be part of the appraisal system and relevant
training and professional development
 Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Head of Department or

This job description is not an exhaustive list and you will be expected to carry out any other
reasonable tasks as directed by your line manager.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 557 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Ark Alexandra Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email e.ellis@arkalexandra.org

School location

Parkstone Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 2NT