MPS/UPS + TLR2C plus £1,000 bursary for direct applications
Maths is a successful department achieving a score of 0.30, its highest to date. It is staffed with happy, motivated and experienced teachers and has a commitment to continuous school improvement. As a committed and innovative teacher, you can look forward to teaching KS3 and KS4, with opportunities in KS5 for the right candidate to teach A Level Maths and Further Maths.
In addition, you will be Head of Learning to our new Year 7 students (from September 2021). You will work closely with the Inclusion team and line manage an Assistant Head of Learning, as well as a tutor team to ensure all students get the best possible pastoral care throughout their time at Highcrest, sharing responsibility for the learning and personal development of all students. You will move through the years with your year group to ensure they maximise their potential.
The role includes leading and monitoring a tutor time programme, organising and monitoring Life Lesson, as well as taking a strategic lead to ensure the students display the highest level of attendance, punctuality and behaviour throughout school.
Highcrest offers both an excellent induction and support programme for NQTs and an innovative and extensive CPD package for more experienced teachers. This provision of training has been praised as outstanding by an external assessor and highlighted in the local press. For NQTs, we provide weekly CPD meetings with experienced members of staff, time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings on a weekly basis, subject knowledge time with departments and an extensive personalised CPD plan. There is also the possibility of shared living accommodation.
“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable..” ... Ofsted Report February 2020.
A thriving school in the heart of the community, with free on-site parking, staff recognition schemes and free gym to counter the “Friday Biscuits” and on-site coffee shop!
Applying for the job
If you are a team player, passionate about education and social mobility, and want to be a pivotal part of improving opportunities for the students of our local community and increasing their learning experiences, then The Highcrest Academy is the school for you.
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Closing date: 8.00am on Wednesday 12 May 2021
Please note we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised, depending on the level of response. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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