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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    10 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 February 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Leading Practitioner 1-5: £44,523 - £49,136 per annum (subject to experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:  

  • Have a passion for all aspects of English teaching.
  • Be an outstanding teaching practitioner.
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to celebrate and promote high quality teaching and learning.  

  • Embrace and contribute to the vision and values of the trust.
  • Have demonstrable ability in mentoring and coaching others, with demonstrable impact.
  • Be able to build positive relationships.
  • Have a real interest in educational issues, approaches, and alternatives from around the world.  
  • Be proactive and motivatedto continuously improve practice of self and other colleagues.

  • Use resources, intellect, creativity, and innovation to be successful.
  • Be able to support, challenge and inspire our students, encouraging them to achieve the best they can through the promotion of outstanding teaching and learning.

  • Be a team player who will go the extra mile to support students and colleagues and who will enjoy the opportunities of this role.

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting period of growth of the Trust and its development. We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Lead Practitioner for English to join our English team and be an integral part of our ambition to create a centre of English excellence in North Dorset and South Somerset. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a highly regarded, successful and well-resourced team who work hard to enthuse our students, instil in them high standards, and provide them with the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

You are asked to provide the following:

  • A completed support staff application form
  • A letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4 detailing your experience and expertise

Completed applications should be returned either by post, marked ‘Confidential’ to HR Recruitment Team, Shaftesbury School, Salisbury School, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8ER or by email to: recruitment@sast.org.uk

Should you wish to arrange a visit to view the School, please do not hesitate to contact Claire Hamblin, Office Manager on claire.hamblin@kingarthurs.org.uk or at 01963 32368 who will be happy to arrange this.


Further details about the role

SAST will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. In line with KCSIE guidance, this will be part of safer recruitment checks, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust (SAST) recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. SAST values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment and at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 SAST welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

This role is UK- based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.


Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding responsibilities associated with this role will include engagement in regulatory activity, such as administering first aid or supporting an upset child. It will have contact with young people on a day-to day basis. SAST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will meet the person specification and is subject to an enhanced DBS and Children’s Barred List check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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About King Arthur's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
463 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01963 32368

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