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  • Start date details

    Easter term or later

  • Closing date

    26 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 February 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

Working pattern

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  • We are looking for a Full time Lead Practitioner for English with teaching and leadership responsibilities.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£45,081 to £47,363

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • As our English Lead and a vital part of our extended leadershipteam, we require you to work closely with the Senior Leadership Team, and whole staff to help create, teach and quality assure our school curriculum that inspires students to become effective lifelong learners by:

1. Provide inspiring and purposeful leadership for the students within a caring and secure Islamic environment.

2. Developing a curriculum vision and plan.

3. Promote and deliver the priorities and policies of the school by contributing to School Improvement and Development Planning, consistently and persistently implementing agreed policies and initiatives and adhering to the school’s ethos within and beyond the school.

4. Develop and implement an effective literacy strategy and ensure this is embedded in practice across the school, assisting colleagues to develop lesson plans and schemes of work.

5. Producing a strategic three-year plan to deliver the Department vision which is supported by an annual action plan.

6. Take part in the school development planning process to review and plan for year on year improvement.

7. Contributing to discussions on course selection and implementation.

8. Lead on the development of student key skills in literacy across the curriculum, their use of new technology and maximising their ability to access all areas of the English curriculum.

9. Collaborating effectively with partner schools to ensure a smooth transition for new students.

10. Being an advocate and enthusiastic user of the Academy’s information technology systems.

11. To meet all of the required Teaching Standards.

To provide a secure and safe learning environment for all students so that they develop into self-confident and self-motivated learners by:

1. Contributing to the delivery of the ContinU Plus Academy vision.

2. Contributing to assemblies and enrichment in a way which supports the Academy ethos.


What the school offers its staff

Onsite Parking

Free Food and Drink

An Interesting day

Further details about the role

To provide a secure and safe learning environment for all students so that they develop into self-confident and self-motivated learners by:

1. Contributing to the delivery of the ContinU Plus Academy vision.

2. Contributing to assemblies and enrichment in a way which supports the Academy ethos.

3. Maintaining the highest standards of student behaviour so that all students are able to learn effectively.

To set challenging targets for all students and staff, and provide the support, guidance and accountability framework necessary to achieve these targets by:

1. Implementing whole school and departmental student assessment systems which enable student underachievement to be identified and acted upon at an early stage.

2. Coordinating effective intervention strategies which support students so that they make the progress that is expected of them.

3. Identifying excellent practice within the department and coordinating the sharing of practice through a planned and systematic timetable of observations, collaborative planning and team teaching.

4. Analyse and interpret relevant national and school performance data to contribute to the updating of the Star Teaching Framework and the school teaching profile.

5. Monitor teaching standards in the faculty and across the school as appropriate and use this analysis to identify both effective practice and areas for improvement.

6. Assist in the quality assurance of teaching, learning and assessment within the faculty and across the wider school; engaging positively in the school’s programme of learning walks and faculty Reviews.

7. Monitor and evaluate the teaching of literacy on outcomes within the English curriculum.

8. Seek out the views of students and their parents on the quality of teaching and learning; listening to the views of students about their preferred methods and styles of learning.


Commitment to safeguarding

ContinU Plus Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Continu Plus Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 17
School size
34 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 17
Phone number
01562822463

We are an "Outstanding" Alternative Free School in the beautiful county of Worcestershire, teaching secondary school aged pupils in a warm nurturing environment.

Arranging a visit to Continu Plus Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cmurphy@cpa.worcs.sch.uk.

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