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This job expired on 28 May 2023

  • Closing date

    28 May 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

United Learning Pay Scale (Competitive with MPS/UPS) with TLR2

KS5 English Lead job summary

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers excellent professional development opportunities and career progression. Teachers, NQTs, Support Staff and Schools Direct trainees all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

The role

North Oxfordshire Academy are looking for recruit an outstanding Key Stage 5 (KS5) English Lead from September 2023. The role is to provide leadership in the development and management of Key Stage 5 English Language and Literature. Successful candidates will need experience of teaching both English Language and Literature at KS5.

The successful candidate will join our experienced team in the English Faculty, with a focus on sharing good practice. We are looking for a KS5 Lead who has a genuine passion for teaching English and who has the ability to motivate and engage students.

If you are looking for an opportunity to progress, inspire and develop, this may be the role for you.

Why choose us?

We greatly value our staff and want them to know it! Starting with financial rewards and solid career progression, we believe in leading the industry with better remuneration packages. As such, you can expect to earn more than if you took a role in the maintained sector, with up to 5% better pay for new teachers. In addition, we have teamed up with benefits provider Perkbox so that we can offer you more savings than ever before.

Core benefits

Every employee in United Learning will receive:

  • An exceptional salary, above the maintained sector - up to 5% for NQTs.
  • At least 8 INSET days per year in all our academies, with 3 dedicated to planning.
  • Continuing Professional Development options - Tailored to your needs.
  • The opportunity to save money across hundreds of major retailers.
  • Competitive maternity, paternity and adoption benefits.
  • The scope for flexible working.

Commitment to safeguarding

North Oxfordshire Academy ensures a whole school approach to safeguarding. This means ensuring safeguarding and child protection are at the forefront and underpins all relevant aspects of process and policy development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About North Oxfordshire Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1001 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, NQTs and Schools Direct trainees who all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are happy and determined to encourage the very best in our students. I would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Alison Merrills, Principal

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