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  • Start date details

    Summer Term 2024 or ASAP

  • Closing date

    14 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity Cover

Pay scale

Grade TMS / UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

 Excellent classroom teacher with a lively, interactive approach

 Effective classroom manager

 Excellent inter-personal skills

 Excellent organisational skills

 Excellent IT skills

 Ability to teach English across the 11-18 age range (beginning with KS3/KS4 and growing the curriculum to KS5) to students of all abilities

 A commitment to the place of English in the comprehensive school curriculum

 Patience, determination and tact; with students, parents & colleagues

 A commitment to equal opportunities

 A commitment to high standards

 Engaging personality to whom students respond

 Willingness to work hard for sustained periods

 Excellent communicator

 A commitment to the safeguarding of children

What the school offers its staff

Our Foundation Directorate provides a therapeutic, nurturing environment for students with a curriculum which is broad and balanced, organised into themed topics and supports their social and emotional growth as well as their academic progress.

There is one Foundation group in each year from Y7 to Y11, with their own base classroom. The team comprises a number of staff who only teach the foundation students, other subject specialists at KS4, and, a group of support staff who work in partnership with the teachers to provide the support, intervention and family liaison that is crucial to the success of the students.

The work done by our Foundation team is highly regarded by parents, the community and within the Multi Academy Trust. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Department and the SENCo and will also liaise with a wide range of external partners.

Commitment to safeguarding

Lyng Hall and Finham Park Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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About Lyng Hall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
981 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Lyng Hall is a successful and inclusive school with good outcomes for pupils. We pride ourselves on removing barriers to learning through our core values: passion and ambition.
Our Ofsted Inspection described Lyng Hall as a ‘Good’ school, ‘where all teaching is consistently good or better’. ‘Pastoral care for pupils is exceptional’ and as a result ‘the pupils feel very safe in school’. ‘Leaders have developed a highly personalised curriculum’ and ‘the schools work to promote personal development and welfare is outstanding’. We are ambitious in our goal of delivering a world class education to all pupils and are fast progressing towards this.

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