153 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 August 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685 + TLR2(2)

Additional allowances

TLR2(2) + Recruitment & Retention allowance depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications and training

Ø Qualified teacher status

Ø Degree or equivalent qualification in relevant field

Experience

Ø Teaching experience with students in KS4-5 at all ability levels

Ø Leadership of a course or department

Ø Involvement in self-evaluation and development planning

Ø Experience of conducting training / leading INSET

Ø Experience in line-management

Ø Experience in leading change

Ø Strategic work: planning, decision-making and successful implementation

Ø Worked in a UTC previously

Skills and knowledge

Ø Expert knowledge of KS4 English curricula

Ø Understanding of high-quality teaching and learning strategies in English, and the ability to model this for others and support others to improve

Ø Awareness of local and national organisations that can provide support with delivering the subject

Ø Data analysis skills, and the ability to use data to inform planning

Ø Ability to build effective working relationships with staff and other stakeholders

Ø Ability to adapt teaching to meet students’ needs

Ø Ability to build effective working relationships with students

Ø Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children

Ø Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Ø Ability to communicate a vision and inspire others

Ø Knowledge of English-related pathways outside of education

Personal qualities

Ø A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils

Ø Uphold and promote the ethos and values of the school

Ø Commitment to equal opportunities and securing good outcomes for pupils with SEND

Ø Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively

Ø Maintain confidentiality at all times

Ø Commitment to safeguarding and equality

Additional

Ø The ability to teach one of the following as a second subject:

- Psychology

- Sociology

What the school offers its staff

General DutiesAylesbury UTC is part of Merchant Taylors’ Oxfordshire Academy Trust. At ‘MTOAT’ we pride ourselves on providing a safe and happy environment where young people can flourish and we want to send every young person into the world able and qualified to play their full part in it. This job description should be read in conjunction with the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and the provisions of that document will apply to the post holder. Merchant Taylors’ Oxfordshire Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.You will be expected to carry out the professional duties of a Head of English as outlined in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document currently in operation, or any subsequent legislation. The performance of all the duties and responsibilities will be under the reasonable direction of the Principal, or other Senior Manager if appropriate, who will be mindful of their duty to ensure that the employee has a reasonable workload and sufficient support to carry out the duties of the post.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruit@MTOAT.co.uk

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About Aylesbury UTC

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
106 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Email address
recruit@MTOAT.co.uk

Arranging a visit to Aylesbury UTC

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