Key Stage 3 English Co-ordinator Lord Grey Academy, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Job description

KEY STAGE 3 ENGLISH CO-ORDINATOR
TLR 2b £4,530
A recruitment allowance of up to £2000 may be available to a suitably experienced candidate

Aspire, Learn, Achieve

We require as soon as possible, an enthusiastic, full-time, permanent Key Stage 3 English Co-ordinator with KS2 Transition to join our hard working English Faculty team, in this large, mixed 11-19 comprehensive school. This could be an exciting first promotion for a determined colleague or might suit an experienced colleague looking for a new challenge.

The successful candidate:

• Will have a strong commitment to teaching and learning in English;
• Will be an effective classroom practitioner committed to raising standards for all students;
• Will be fully committed to the maximising the achievement of every student;
• Will be confident to deliver CPD on to colleagues;
• Will be confident in monitoring colleagues’ work;
• Will have the ability to build on the excellent relationships with the feeder schools.
• Will lead on transition from KS2 to KS3 English, maintaining and developing our excellent relationships with feeder schools.

A lesson observation and a formal interview will form the selection criteria.

A candidate information booklet and application form are available on the vacancies section of Lord Grey Academy’s website:
http://www.lordgrey.org.uk/general-information/vacancies/

Please note the application form is available on the right hand side of the above link.

Completed application form and covering letter should be submitted to Human Resources at Lord Grey or emailed to hr@lordgrey.org.uk by 9am on Friday 18th October 2019.

Only successfully short listed candidates will be contacted.

The school is committed to safeguarding children. The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.  

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified teacher status or the credentials to gain
QTS or to teach in the UK.
• Up to date knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning strategies.
• Up to date knowledge of the National Curriculum and GCSE/GCE and public exam syllabus for the subject areas within the Key Stage.
• Up to date knowledge of school systems to support students in their learning, e.g. SEN, Pastoral and Assessment systems in schools.

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status or the credentials to gain
QTS or to teach in the UK.
• Up to date knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning strategies.
• Up to date knowledge of the National Curriculum and GCSE/GCE and public exam syllabus for the subject areas within the Key Stage.
• Up to date knowledge of school systems to support students in their learning, e.g. SEN, Pastoral and Assessment systems in schools.

Essential skills and experience

• An effective classroom practitioner.
• The ability to work in partnership.
• Organisational and administrative skills.
• Good written and oral skills.
• IT literate.
• The ability to lead a team of colleagues.
• The ability to lead on curriculum and resource management.
• The ability to lead within a curriculum area.
• Belief that barriers to learning can be overcome.
• A commitment to professional standards.
• A commitment to quality and continuous improvement.
• The ability to work under pressure.
• Confidentiality: awareness and judgement.
• A team orientated approach.
• Management experience in a school setting.
• Experience to call colleagues to account on professional standards within your Key Stage.

Employee benefits

TLR 2b £4,530

A recruitment allowance of up to £2000 may be available to a suitably experienced candidate


About Lord Grey Academy

Lord Grey Academy is an exciting and vibrant learning community where students enjoy great success in and outside of the classroom. Our Academy motto; Aspire, Learn, Achieve is important to us as we prepare our students for successful adult lives in an increasingly competitive world. Lord Grey Academy is popular and is the first choice school locally. We have a strong focus on academic achievement throughout the school and develop our young people to be independent and resilient learners. We are immensely proud of our inclusive ethos and of the positive relationships that we build with parents and the local community. We believe that all students can achieve.

Address
Rickley Lane, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6EW
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Lord Grey Academy website (opens in a new window)