Deadline is today

  • Application deadline

    22 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS + TLR 1a £8,291

Job summary

Position: Head of English

School: City Academy

Apply by: Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1a £8,291

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Job start: To be discussed

CORE Education Trust is a values-driven multi-academy trust rich in cultural and social diversity. Responsible for four academies in Birmingham, the Trust was set up to innovate through adversity and to challenge the conventional boundaries of what is possible for our students. Motivated and inspired by the success of our students, our ambition goes beyond textbooks and whiteboards, we are proud to work with the young people of Birmingham.

This role will be based at City Academy which is an 11-16 co-educational school. You will be joining an academy team whose sole aim is to ensure that all students get the very best support, care and guidance that enables them to achieve their very best.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Our school is a place of possibility and we never underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of our students. We are seeking a Head of English who can inspire our students and instil a love of English within the school community and creating opportunities to deepen learning through cross-curricular links. You will develop and embed school-wide approaches to oracy and literacy within the English department.

You will demonstrate your commitment to driving up standards, expectations, and aspirations, so that staff and students regularly experience success and a sense of progression, whilst acting as a role model for staff within the department through Co- ordinating assessment and progress tracking of all students within English, setting ambitious targets, identifying the need for intervention when students fall behind and successfully securing the good progress of all students.

You will determine the pedagogy and methodology of delivery for all lessons within the department; observing lessons and ensuring all members of the department observe other practitioners regularly to promote high quality teaching. The successful candidate should be committed to improving the lives of the students at City Academy.

WHAT WE OFFER
The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant learning community with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied, and celebrated by all the staff and children in our schools.

You will: 
• be given the opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir

• be provided with a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing for all students and staff We place a strong emphasis on supporting and encouraging personal development, which includes:

 • a CPD strategy that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them realise their potential. 

• access to experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff This is an exciting time to join the trust. We are about to embark on the next phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition and oneness. 

Additional allowances

All employees, regardless of hours worked or length of service, are entitled to up to 52 weeks maternity leave, including paternity and adoption leave.

We offer all staff a 2-week break over the school Christmas holidays, on top of their allocated holiday allowance.

We are proud to be a living wage employer, which means fair and competitive wage to all CORE Education Trust Employees

All staff are automatically opted in for the award-winning Westfield Health employee assist program.

A CPD strategy that will support the career aspirations of all staff to help you realise your potential.

All employees are automatically entered into a pension scheme.

Applying for the job

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & HOW TO APPLY
For further information about this exciting opportunity, or an informal
discussion please contact Rebecca Bakewell on RBakewell@CoreCity.Academy.
Only those applicants submitting a CORE Education Trust Application Form will be considered. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

To apply for this role please submit your CORE Education Trust Application Form to recruitment@CORE-education.co.uk by Tuesday 22nd June 2021

For more information visit our website, CORE-education.co.uk/work-with-us
CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required for all successful applicants.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
Up to 1000 pupils
Age range
11 to 16

About City Academy

This role will be based at City Academy which is an 11-16 co-educational school. You will be joining an academy team whose sole aim is to ensure that all students get the very best support, care and guidance that enables them to achieve their very best. 

School location

23 Langley Walk, Birmingham, B15 2EF

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