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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 11:50am

  • Date listed

    30 May 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

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

TSAT Teacher Scale £28,817 - £44,302 + TLR 1b per annum

Additional allowances

TLR 1b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to add to our team of creative, supportive and dynamic staff by appointing an inspirational Head of Year available to join us in September 2023.Plympton Academy are seeking to appoint an experienced teacher with a specialism in English,who has knowledge of working within a pastoral role, or would like to progress their career in this area. You will be accountable for the monitoring of the curriculum and pastoral provision for students in your allocated Year Group.

The successful candidate will be a creative and dynamic practitioner with a passion for English that enthuses and engages students of all abilities and ages, having high expectations of all students to help them fulfil their potential.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified teacher of English and able to deliver up to Key Stage 5
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning and have a positive outlookand excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good or Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievements and behaviour
  • Be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum, both in the physical and digital classrooms
  • High expectations for yourself and the Studentsensure that all of our students achieve their very best
  • Responsibility for the ethos of your allocated Year Group, taking into consideration student conduct, punctuality, performance and welfare
  • Participate in the review, development and management of activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the Academy
  • Lead, support, coordinate and review the work of your allocated Year Team
  • An aspiring leader of learning and happy to grasp exciting CPD opportunities
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools


What the school offers its staff

At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme.

We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success.

What our Trust will offer you:

  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • With an outstanding Leadership and Management team, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD tailored to the stage they are at in their career.
  • The opportunity to work with happy and well behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About Plympton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1145 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme.

We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success.

Arranging a visit to Plympton Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tracey.overton@plymptonacademy.tsat.uk.

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