Second in Charge of English

Wayland Academy, Thetford, Norfolk


Job details

Subject English Language
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,485 to £39,407

Job summary

This exciting role will be pivotal in delivering our English curriculum, both in terms of ensuring students are taught English for deep understanding, and in enabling every student to leave school with an English qualification that opens doors for them. You will play an integral role in curriculum development going forward and use your own outstanding pedagogy to contribute to our excellent results, ensuring students have every possible chance of success in life.
A suitable candidate would be supported and enrolled on a NPQSL qualification as part of this role

Our ideal candidate will:
• Be an inspiring, outstanding practitioner, with an unwavering commitment to the highest standards for teaching and learning.
• Be driven to promote our high expectations and no excuses culture.
• Ensure students exceed their potential
• Be able to achieve excellent outcomes in the subject area.

Essential educational requirements

First/Second class degree.
Willingness to continue to develop own expertise (evidenced through Continuing Professional Development).
Appropriate qualifications, experience and any other requirements needed to perform the role in relation to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status (with DCSF number) including Numeracy/Literacy/ICT tests for Newly Qualified Teachers after 2002.

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of consistently meeting Teachers’ Standards.
Evidence of good classroom management.
The ability to use ICT effectively to engage students.
The ability to plan and deliver effective and engaging lessons.
An understanding of how to use assessment to inform lesson planning.
The ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of learners.
Experience or the desire to be involved in a curriculum initiative.
Experience or the desire to raise standards of achievement.

Have outstanding subject knowledge and the ability to articulate the sequencing of the curriculum.
Understand strategies for raising achievement and achieving excellent progress.
The ability to use different methods of pedagogy.
The use of new and emerging technologies to support the quality of education.
Principles of effective teaching and assessment for learning.
Strategies for ensuring inclusion and access to the curriculum for all.

Employee benefits

This role comes with a TLR approx £7900

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 533 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
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Website Wayland Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Merton Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 6BA