This job expired on 13 June 2023

  • Start date details

    Depending on checks

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS 3

Additional allowances

TLR 2.1

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we are looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification
  • The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4
  • A sound academic background in relevant subject
  • Familiar with recent developments in the teaching and learning of the subject including strategies for raising achievement
  • Experienced in using a range of teaching and learning styles
  • Able to use assessment data to improve achievement
  • Able to use ICT across the curriculum and for administrative purposes
  • Understand how the National Curriculum applies to all students
  • Accepting of how the Academy Specialisms can be incorporated into the subject.

What the school offers its staff

Salary & Benefits

  • M 1 - UPS 3 £28,000 - £43,685 per annum PLUS TLR 2.1 £3,017 per annum
  • Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
  • Rewards and Recognition Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Further details about the role

About the role

Permanent - Full Time

  • Key influencing role in the construction and implementation of innovative practice in the department
  • To be accountable for the quality of teaching and learning within the department and for students’ progress and attainment
  • The development and implementation of the curriculum offer within the department in line with the Academy’s curriculum plan
  • To lead and develop the department to deliver high quality teaching and learning to improve standards, levels of engagement and to raise aspirations
  • To incorporate and exploit the Academy specialisms in the work of the department in order to support and enrich learning and to enhance achievement
  • To set high expectations for standards of teaching, learning, conduct and relationships, and to model good practice
  • To deploy staff effectively across the department to maximise learning and achievement and meet student needs

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)
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.

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About Thomas Middlecott Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
576 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Thomas Middlecott Academy is situated in Kirton, within the Borough of Boston, Lincolnshire.
Our academy is named after Sir Thomas Middlecott, who founded the first Free Grammar School in Kirton in 1624, and there has been a school serving our local community ever since.
The academy fosters sport as a huge focus but will also benefit from other opportunities as part of the David Ross Education Trust. This includes new IT systems, unrivaled enrichment opportunities and increased academic expectations.
We are very lucky to be able to benefit from an outstanding sports and fitness centre which has a multi purpose sports hall, dance studio and fitness suite.

Arranging a visit to Thomas Middlecott Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@thomasmiddlecott.co.uk.

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