10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1 November 2024 or 1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    22 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 – £46,525 (MPS/UPS) + TLR 1b (£11,417)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a dedicated educational leader ready to make a significant impact on the future of young adults?

The Pingle Academy is seeking a passionate and dynamic Head of Sixth Form to lead, manage, and inspire our Sixth Form students to achieve their full potential. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in shaping the educational journey of our students during these crucial years, ensuring they are well-prepared for higher education and beyond. Your leadership will be instrumental in fostering a positive and inclusive environment that aligns with our core values of working hard, being kind, and choosing wisely. If you are committed to excellence and ready to drive forward the success of our sixth form, we want to hear from you!

To be successful, you will:

  • Be a highly skilled professional with a clear vision who is both caring and enthusiastic
  • Be able to inspire teachers and pupils to fulfil their full potential
  • Be a qualified senior or middle leader with a passion for student success
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a proactive and collaborative approach to working with colleagues and the wider school community
  • Have a commitment to fostering a positive learning environment and supporting student wellbeing

Willingness to teach Law is an advantage.

What the school offers its staff

Vision & Aims – The de Ferrers Trust

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

  • Delivering a high-quality education
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
  • Establishing and developing robust governance
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability
  • Developing a highly efficient Trust infrastructure and central services
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust

CPD

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

In Return

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • BHSF healthcare scheme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy

Further details about the role

If you would like to discuss the role or have any other queries, please call 01283 216837 and ask to speak to the HR Team.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Applying for the job

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About The Pingle Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1427 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01283 216837

The Pingle Academy is a successful and well-respected comprehensive school which became an academy in May 2017 as part of the de Ferrers Trust. We currently cater for 1429 students aged 11–19 and have been over-subscribed for the past five years. The academy enjoys an excellent reputation.

Our academy is truly inclusive and includes Enhanced Resource Sections for students with mild learning difficulties and students with more complex needs. In addition, we have our own alternative provision, which caters for a small number of students who find mainstream classes challenging. Our staff share responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to learn and work and are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all our students, whatever their abilities, to ensure that every student’s potential is fulfilled.

We are proud of our caring and inclusive community, and our values of WORK HARD, BE KIND, CHOOSE WISELY are present in all aspects of academy life.

In 2019, the academy enjoyed its best-ever results both at GCSE and A Level. In October 2021, OFSTED judged the academy as GOOD in all areas.

Our priority is to help parents/carers prepare their children for adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We aim to provide a broad and stimulating curriculum; we set high expectations for work and behaviour, and we encourage students to aspire to these standards with confidence.

We value our staff, ensuring that we look after and care for their wellbeing through professional development, mental health provision and supporting staff with their workload.

Arranging a visit to The Pingle Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@deferrerstrust.com.

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