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  • Start date details

    Easter 2024 (with a possibility to start earlier if available)

  • Closing date

    5 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Successful experience of subject leadership
  • Teaching experience
  • Expert knowledge of the National Curriculum, particularly the Product Design and Engineering curriculum
  • Understanding of high-quality teaching and learning strategies in the subject, and the ability to model this for others and support others to improve
  • Awareness of local and national organisations that can provide support with delivering the subject
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with staff and other stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
  • Good IT skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate a vision and inspire others

What the school offers its staff

The Elizabethan Academy is a successful 11-19 converter academy. Students and staff benefit from excellent facilities. Our most recent OFSTED inspection (May 2018) saw the academy judged as ‘Good’ with many outstanding features. We are very proud of our Academy, of its academic traditions, extra-curricular opportunities, and pastoral support. We believe in education in its broadest sense. As an independent academy, we have been able to retain the elements, which make it a unique, vibrant and exciting place to work and learn.

What makes us different

We are an inclusive school and know each of our students as individuals. Our students always come first, as they are at the heart of everything we do. They are our biggest asset and best ambassadors. We have high expectations and are ambitious for young people. We are passionate about student leadership and want to shape the pioneers and leaders of tomorrow. Our Leadership Programme is recognised both locally and nationally.

What we can do for you

  • We offer extensive professional development opportunities with a structured path to enable progression at every stage of your career. This includes leadership training, secondments at other schools, coaching and mentoring. We also support our staff undertaking NPQ’s.
  • We are proud to be a “Brilliant School” and have recently been awarded the Wellbeing Award for Schools.
  • We implement effective strategies to manage workload, including eliminating graded observations, weekly staff CPD slot built into the timetable. As a standalone academy we are able to implement sensible feedback policies to reduce onerous marking.

Bespoke support and/or line management from exceptional, dedicated school leaders for staff at all levels.

Commitment to safeguarding

This information is required, including that related to warnings regarded as "spent" in order for the Academy to ensure safe recruitment and meet its obligations to safeguard children. However, you should be aware that any disciplinary history declared will not automatically prevent or inhibit appointment and will depend on the dates and circumstances related to the disciplinary action, outcomes and the type of post being applied for. Note that you are also required to include information if you were subject to a disciplinary process but resigned before it was completed.

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About The Elizabethan Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1137 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01777 713705

The Elizabethan Academy is a successful 11-19 Academy full of passion, innovation and character where students and staff benefit from excellent facilities on site. We are looking to recruit colleagues to share our commitment and determination to providing a learning environment that enables all young people to thrive.

We have all-encompassing professional development with a structured path to enable career progression. This includes secondments at other schools in the East Midlands and formal leadership training and coaching.

We believe in our staff and want them to be the best they can be

Arranging a visit to The Elizabethan Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email upsonh@elizabethan.notts.sch.uk.

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