23 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 July 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 Hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Laurel Academy are looking to appoint a Teacher of English to join our academy in September 2024 on a full time, permanent basis.

Are you looking for a role that will enable you to influence and give direction to the children in your classes? Do you want to work for a Trust that is transforming educational outcomes for students in some of the most deprived areas in the North of England? If so, this could be the role for you.

The Laurel Academy is an 11 -16 Academy of 800 pupils serving the town of Mexborough and its surrounding area. The Laurel has a rich history within the town since it was established in 1904 and has numerous notable alumni including Poet Laureate Ted Hughes. Mexborough is an ex mining town with a strong sense of community and some wonderful pupils. People who visit the Academy always comment on the excellent behaviour and conduct of the pupils and the welcoming ethos of the Academy. The Laurel is a great place to work where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people. In April 2023 Ofsted rated our school ‘Good’ in all areas.

What the school offers its staff

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience required for this position then we would very much like to hear from you.

You will be joining an ambitious, committed and hardworking team who are passionate about the difference we can make to our young people, staff, families and the wider community.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy or visit the academy, please telephone the academy on 01709 302244.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

  • Financial: offering unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.
  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing: discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Motoring: access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*,discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.
  • Pension: excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Personal and professional: we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About The Laurel Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
705 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01709 302244

The Laurel Academy is an 11 -16 Academy of 720 pupils serving the town of Mexborough and its surrounding area. The Laurel has a rich history within the town since it was established in 1904 and has numerous notable alumni including Poet Laureate Ted Hughes. Mexborough is an ex mining town with a strong sense of community and some wonderful pupils. People who visit the Academy always comment on the excellent behaviour and conduct of the pupils and the welcoming ethos of the Academy. The Laurel is a great place to work where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people.

Arranging a visit to The Laurel Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pearta@laurelacademy.org.uk.

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