Teacher / Instructor of Humanities (NQTs welcomed) Felixstowe Academy, Felixstowe, Suffolk

Job description

Teacher / Instructor of Humanities (NQTs welcomed)

Are you an inspirational Teacher or Instructor of Humanities with a passion for accelerating progress within our Humanities department?

This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people.
The ideal candidate will:
Be an excellent Teacher or Instructor of Humanities with the ability to teach across the full age and ability range
Be a committed team player;
Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils to achieve their full potential and build excellent relationships;
Be committed to Felixstowe Academy's ethos;
Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

You will join a friendly and welcoming faculty which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about teaching.

Applications are warmly encouraged from Newly Qualified Teachers, for whom excellent facilities and support exists!

Felixstowe Academy is situated on the beautiful Suffolk coast; a fantastic place to live and work, a reasonable travelling distance from London, Cambridge and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11-18 Academy and part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). We have a new state of the art building equipped with a ‘super-lab’, a number of multi-purpose learning spaces, performance spaces which are set in large grounds on the edge of Felixstowe.

Technology is at the cutting edge of developments, with Chromebooks for students in Key Stages 4 & 5. Achievement and participation in Sports and Arts are very high with students succeeding at local, county and national level. In addition, we can offer you a welcoming environment with supportive colleagues, and a strong focus on staff induction, training and development.

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Julie Cumberland on 01394 288228.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life. Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.

Our values are:

Be unusually brave
Discover what’s possible
Push the limits
Be big-hearted

This position is required to commence April 2019 or earlier if available.

Closing date: Monday 11 February 2019.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing Monday 11 February 2019.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details

Essential educational requirements

A good degree and QTS desirable

Essential qualifications

QTS desirable but not essential

Essential skills and experience

Experience teaching at all levels of ability range KS3
to KS4 with an opportunity to teach A-level

Employee benefits

We offer:

Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
Access to CPD to enable you to grow and develop in your role
Teachers' Pension or Local Government Pension Scheme
Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite

About Felixstowe Academy

High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR
Felixstowe Academy website (opens in a new window)