Who we’re looking for
Star is looking for exceptional English teachers to deliver tuition to pupils in Years 11. These teachers may be currently working in Star schools, or in schools outside the trust. They will have a proven track record of success in raising pupils’ outcomes.
Successful candidates will have the ability to deliver high quality tuition that drives achievement and supports pupils in catching up on specific areas of the curriculum. They will be able to demonstrate experience of achieving positive outcomes for pupils, along with strong subject knowledge, and evident passion to make a difference to the lives of young people. As a committed team player, a Star tutor will have excellent organisational skills and ability to motivate and engage pupils.
Tutors will be appointed on casual contracts and will be expected to undertake at least one 30-hour programme in January-April 2023. Tutors who have additional capacity and wish to secure further work may be asked to deliver more than one programme.
You will have:
- A degree-level qualification and qualified teacher status (QTS).
- A track record of the sustained delivery of very positive attainment and achievement in English at Key Stage 4 (GCSE).
- The ability to engage and enthuse pupils.
- An understanding of the role and potential of tuition in supporting pupils’ progress and achievement.
- A strong commitment to the STAR values.
About The ValleyLeadership Academy
The ValleyLeadership Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 16year olds in Bacup. We joined Star Academies in 2019and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.
We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.
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