• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    19 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR 1a

Job summary

• To provide professional leadership and management of their curriculum area in order to secure high quality learning and teaching along with the effective use of resources in line with budget thus ensuring the wellbeing, development, progress and standards of achievement of all students.

• To support the English Leadership Link and working with the Assistant Curriculum Area Leader in ensuring students make good progress in English and that the department runs smoothly and efficiently.

• To ensure a purposeful, positive and disciplined ethos in the department with strong progress and attainment outcomes for students.

• To assist in the development of curriculum overviews of study.

• To create schemes of work, inclusive of teaching and learning strategies, resource implementation, differentiation, homework and assessment tasks for Key Stage 3 & 4, in order to facilitate and enhance learning which will enable all students to achieve high standards, attainment and achievement.

• To quality assure schemes of work planned by planning teams in all year groups to ensure they are developed and delivered appropriately in line with curriculum overviews.

• To ensure all actions are in line with the requirements of statutory, trust and academy safeguarding policies and procedures.

Employee benefits

TLR 1a £8291 per annum

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1178 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
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About Montgomery Academy

Montgomery Academy, a rapidly improving school with good leadership, determined to deliver the highest quality education.

Montgomery Academy is situated in Bispham, north Blackpool. We are proud of our reputation for securing both high quality academic achievement and providing the best possible learning opportunities and support for our students. These high standards are built upon foundations of mutual respect, collective values and the firm belief that learning counts and people really matter. The school is energetic, inclusive and continually seeking ways to improve the opportunities as well as draw the best talents, expertise and experience for students and staff alike.

The Academy’s sponsor is FCAT, the Fylde Coast Academy Trust, a growing and developing Multi Academy Trust which is committed to “promoting excellence in teaching, learning and leadership”. You would be joining the ‘family of schools’ within FCAT which will provide outstanding opportunities for future professional growth and potential promotion. Furthermore, the Academy is also part of the Fylde Coast Teaching School which delivers high quality courses on teaching and leadership as well as the opportunity for colleagues to network and share good practice to improve opportunities for young people across the region. We are determined to build upon this further and are looking to appoint like-minded professionals to join us on our journey of continuous improvement.

Montgomery Academy has been on a journey of improvement since April 2016 when it came out of Special Measures. It is currently Requiring Improvement though had a very positive Section 8 inspection in May 2019 where we told to continue embedding the strategies we had already put in place. Leadership was described as a strength of the academy. The reputation of the academy grows year on year with the proportion of parents putting us as first choice rising by 30% this year and we are now full in Year 7. We are developing a culture amongst our students of self-regulation specifically being safe, mature, ambitious, respectful and thoughtful. In November 2019, we celebrated serving our community for 60 years since Field Marshall Montgomery officially opened the school in 1959. All staff, students and parents/carers form the Montgomery Family and our family-ethos is the cornerstone of our continual improvement. So you would be joining a much improved school with a positive and forward looking agenda. We are all optimistic about the future for the school.

School location

All Hallows Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0AZ

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