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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 July 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 April 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, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£29,344 to £44,919

Additional allowances

TLR 1c £12,531 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

Three Rivers Academy is a school that maximises opportunities for young people to develop academically and socially in an environment that is stimulating, caring and supportive. We are proud of our inclusive ethos, which we expect all staff to embrace. The school was judged GOOD in every category by Ofsted in May 2019. We are fortunate to offer some of the best facilities in Surrey, with a spacious and modern building.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated and innovative Head of English to join our Faculty at Three Rivers Academy. We are looking for an inspirational teacher and leader with a commitment to bringing out the best in every student, a genuine passion for their subject, and the energy and drive to lead their team in providing the very best experiences and opportunities for our students.

Middle Leaders are the engine room of our school and the key to success of our students. you will inspire your team try new things, take risks, and have fun in the classroom. As a reflective practitioner, you will constantly strive to be even better and incorporate the latest developments in pedagogy into your approach. You will also be a crucial member of the broader Three Rivers Academy leadership team and work collaboratively and collegiately with colleagues at the Three Rivers Academy and across the Trust in the best interest of our students. You will be fully supported by the Senior Leadership Team in achieving your strategic objectives.

The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

What the school offers its staff

The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

In addition, at Three Rivers Academy weare proud to offer a range of benefits and promote a healthy work/life balance:

  • Teachers are offered 16% PPA time, significantly higher than the required 10%
  • Generous ECT Welcome payment (up to £2,000)
  • Recruitment and retention allowances available to attract the very best staff
  • An extra border allowance is payable in certain circumstances
  • The vast majority of full-time teachers have their own classroom
  • Directed time is kept to a minimum with after-school meetings lasting no longer than an hour and all school events calendared in advance
  • All teaching staff are provided with a laptop
  • Professional opportunities to share and grow within The Howard Partnership Trust with high-quality CPD opportunities at all levels from ECT to SLT
  • School easily accessible via public transport
  • Active staff wellbeing group
  • An inclusive community which celebrates its

    Values and Behaviours

    The Howard Partnership Trust is a values-based organization which seeks to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.

    Our values will be assessed through the selection process. We therefore ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also how they demonstrate our values.

  • Integrity-Advocacy- Resilience- Compassion- Aspiration-Partnership

The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Further details about the role

We are looking for staff to join our team who are passionate about improving students’ life chances and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive teaching team and our extensive enrichment programme.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. 

The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. 

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. In making your application, it is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.


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)
medical
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 Three Rivers Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1447 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
HR@thpt.org.uk

Arranging a visit to Three Rivers Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@thpt.org.uk.

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