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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) MPS/UPS + TLR 2A (£3,214) - negotiable for outstanding candidates

Lead Teacher of English job summary

Who we are looking for:

  • A strong, ambitious, and intelligent team player who is passionate about their subject and in supporting young people to enjoy and succeed through the study of English.
  • An innovative, resilient, creative and motivated professional with an uncompromising belief that all children deserve an outstanding education.
  • A well-informed subject expert who is up to date with the latest research developments in their subject with an excellent understanding of curriculum design and effective pedagogical approaches.
  • A respected teacher who sets the highest of standards for student behaviour and focus.
  • An organised, reliable colleague who is committed to working with staff and students to help them achieve.

This is an exciting time to join a motivated, friendly and mission aligned growing team in a vibrant and successful school community with many opportunities to develop in the future.

What we can offer:

  • Excellent and positive student engagement in lessons supported by strong pastoral system
  • An exceptional CPD programme which is research led, valuable and bespoke
  • A growing school with incredible opportunities to develop, be promoted and take on further responsibility
  • Allocated 16.7% for PPA per week for main scale teachers, giving more time for planning, preparation and assessment.
  • Additional time is allocated for staff with a responsibility.
  • A sensible approach to feedback based on a diet of whole class feedback, peer and self-assessment. No more marking for the sake of it.
  • No implementation of gimmick teaching ideas, only evidence-based research that drives improvement and further innovation is adopted.
  • A Staff Wellbeing group that regularly reviews our approach to workload and operates a wellbeing policy.
  • All staff have access to counselling, mental health support, physio and virtual GPs.
  • A highly experienced, visible, and supportive Senior and Middle Leadership Team
  • A sensible approach to everything that we do, taking staff workload into consideration.

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious, forward-thinking Academy Trust that sets the standards for our family of schools and academies.


You must be a qualified teacher to apply for this job, however, if you’re a qualified teacher from outside the UK, you can still apply for a QTS, and your application will be considered. Please see here for more information of the various routes to qualified teacher status for teachers and trainees outside the UK.

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

This post expects the successful candidate to safeguard the welfare of CYP and uphold your professional responsibility.

Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK either as a UK or Irish Citizen, under the EU Settlement Scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not currently have the right to work in the UK, we can consider sponsorship for your visa. However, please consider carefully whether you meet eligibility criteria to apply for a Skilled Worker Visa. Please see here for more information.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

This job post has expired.

About Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy is a member of the Cockburn Multi-academy Trust whose focus is on each individual, acknowledging both their rights and responsibilities. Teaching and Learning drives an ambitious curriculum that seeks to stretch and challenge all students through academic rigour. A strong care, support and guidance structure supports learning throughout the school. Through dedication and hard work our students will have a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment. We widen the aspirations of all students, to help them to reach destinations that are ambitious and fulfilling. We promote respect and good manners; these are fundamental to our school based on our shared Values and Expectations. We recognise the importance of each individual and the school’s place in the local community. We aim to promote lifelong learning by developing creative, independent and reflective learners. We believe in the equality of opportunity and in celebrating success for all.

To arrange a visit for Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy, St Georges Road, Leeds, LS10 4UZ, please contact us on 0113 4872837 or email recruitment@cockburnlca.org

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