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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 32.5 hours per week We would welcome applications from candidates wishing to work part time.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

M1 £28,000 - UPS3 £43,685

What skills and experience we're looking for

We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education andwill make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy.You will be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students.As a well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. We look for professionals whohave excellent classroom management skills and have high expectations of work and behaviour.We wish that professionals feel empowered to develop their own expert practice and support the development of others.

Your duties will specifically include:

  • Planning outstanding lessons that meet the needs of all students whilst developing a high-quality programme of study that includes accurate target setting.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the progress of students and take appropriate action to ensure all students achieve their potential through exceptional methods of feedback.
  • Meeting the needs of learners from key identified groups, including Pupil Premium, Looked After Children, SEND and High Attaining students.
  • Recognising, valuing and supporting the delivery of opportunities which extend beyond the confines of classroom delivery and seek to enrich and add value to the students experience and learning.

What the school offers its staff

King’s Oak Academy has been part of the Cabot Learning Federation since 2011 and has benefited from being part of a medium-sized, mature MAT with access to excellent professional services and opportunities to work in collaboration with a group of experienced leaders across the trust. In September 2021, King’s Oak reached both its 100th anniversary and full all-through status, with children learning in every year group from Reception to Year 11. Both were significant milestones for our school and we thanked our local community for their long term support, commitment and loyalty. King’s Oak benefits from a large and well-situated site within easy commuting distance of the cities of Bristol and Bath. The academy has become increasingly popular with parents and the community, with rising numbers in Year 7 for September 2021.

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About King's Oak Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
1069 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

King’s Oak Academy is an 1170 place (Reception – Y11) mixed gender academy situated in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire. The Academy draws its intake primarily from the local Kingswood community. Typically, the prior attainment (KS2 points score) of students on entry to King’s Oak Academy in Year 7 is below the national average. In 2020, the proportion of students who have SEN and/or disabilities is above the national average whilst the proportion of students supported by the pupil premium grant is in line with the national average. King’s Oak benefits from a large and well situated site within easy commuting distance of the cities of Bristol and Bath. The academy has become increasingly popular with parents and the community, with rising numbers in Year 7 for September 2020. Both sites are located on the same campus. We are lucky enough to have a great deal of open space and our staff and pupils enjoy the flexibility to work with students across both facilities. Since 2011 King’s Oak Academy has been part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). The CLF is a collaborative multi-academy trust, whose mission is ‘to consistently deliver excellent educational experiences for pupils aged 3-19, improving their life chances and serving our communities’. After the commissioning of a two-form entry primary phase through South Gloucestershire local authority, King’s Oak Academy changed its status from a secondary academy to an all-through academy in September 2015. This was marked by the completion of our Primary phase building called the Acorn, an open plan building designed to house 420 lower phase pupils. Since 2015, King’s Oak Academy has continued to develop its long-standing secondary provision whilst building up the primary phase each year with a cohort of 60 pupils joining the Academy in Reception each year. By September 2021 the Academy will reach both its centenary year and full all-through status. The staff team at King’s Oak consists of newly appointed and highly experienced leaders, teachers and support staff. All are driven to deliver exceptional experiences, educational outcomes for young people and the KOA values ‘Work Hard, Be Kind’. Staff take collective responsibility to ensure that during each pupil's time at King’s Oak they develop ambition, passion, a sense of justice, a desire to serve the communities in which they live, an understanding of how to promote safety in themselves and others and a love of learning and development that will be with them all of their lives. King’s Oak was last inspected in March 2018 and was judged to be ‘Good’. The inspection letter can be seen here. This role offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to build on firm foundations and to use their exceptional skills to enthuse and inspire others in order to allow the academy to make a significant difference by improving the life chances of all pupils that attend the school.

Arranging a visit to King's Oak Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email koa.principal@clf.uk.

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