• Application deadline

    5 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

Position: English Teacher

School: Rockwood Academy

Apply by: Wednesday 5th April 2021

Salary: MPS/UPS

Contract: Full time, permanent

Job start: To be discussed

CORE Education Trust is a values-driven multi-academy trust rich in cultural and social diversity. Responsible for four academies in Birmingham, the Trust was set up to innovate through adversity and to challenge the conventional boundaries of what is possible for our students. Motivated and inspired by the success of our students, our ambition goes beyond textbooks and whiteboards, we are proud to work with the young people of Birmingham.
This role will be based at Rockwood Academy which is an 11-16 co-educational school. You will be joining an academy team whose sole aim is to ensure that all students get the very best support, care and guidance that enables them to achieve their very best.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Our school is a place of possibility and we never underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of our students. We are seeking a dynamic Teacher of English who can demonstrate their commitment to facilitating and encouraging a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to think strategically, creatively and to prioritise workload. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with being resilient, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. The successful candidate should be committed to improving the lives of the young people at Rockwood Academy.

WHAT WE OFFER
The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant learning community with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied, and celebrated by all the staff and children in our schools. You will:

• be given the opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir.
• be provided with a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing for all students and staff.

We place a strong emphasis on supporting and encouraging personal development, which includes:

• a CPD strategy that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them realise their potential.
• access to experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff

This is an exciting time to join the trust. We are about to embark on the next phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition and oneness.

Employee benefits

All employees, regardless of hours worked or length of service, are entitled to up to 52 weeks maternity leave, including paternity and adoption leave.

We offer all staff a 2-week break over the school Christmas holidays, on top of their allocated holiday allowance.

We are proud to be a living wage employer, which means fair and competitive wage to all CORE Education Trust Employees

All staff are automatically opted in for the award-winning Westfield Health employee assist program.

A CPD strategy that will support the career aspirations of all staff to help you realise your potential.

All employees are automatically entered into a pension scheme.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
785 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Rockwood Academy

Rockwood Academy is guided by CORE Education Trust’s values of collaboration, opportunity, respect, and excellence. At Rockwood we embrace, celebrate, and promote the CORE Values, which guide us in all our endeavours.

CORE Education Trust was founded in 2015 and its approach is to offer schools and academies bespoke, local solution sponsorship arrangements. The Trust works closely with its leaders to ensure the CORE Values are embodied by the staff and children in its schools and academies.

Rockwood Academy is a place where students always come first. Our ethos is expressed through our motto: High standards, no excuses.

School location

Naseby Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 3HG

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