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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Applicants should have:

  • An appropriate degree and other qualifications required for the award of QTS.

  • Qualified Teacher Status (trainees should be on track to achieve QTS before taking up the post)

  • Teachers who do not have QTS but who feel they may be suitable for the role are encouraged to contact the school in the first instance.

Applications may be strengthened by having:

  • A postgraduate qualification in the subject to be taught.

  • A postgraduate qualification in the teaching of the subject

Applicants should have experience of:

  • Teaching the subject in a secondary school across the 11-16 age range.

  • Assessing students for a variety of purposes using appropriate strategies.

  • Working with whole-school behaviour systems.

  • Supporting students in the subject with a SEND or EAL

Applications may be strengthened by experience of:

  • Teaching the subject in a Sixth Form or other Further Education setting.

  • Being a form tutor and supporting the wider personal development of pupils.

  • Examining the subject for an appropriate exam board.

  • Mentoring trainees and early-career teachers.

Applicants should have knowledge and understanding of:

  • The subject taught, to undergraduate degree level or an equivalent standard

  • Different approaches to teaching the subject and the strengths and weaknesses of these

  • The wider role of a teacher in the personal development of pupils, including the main responsibilities of a form tutor

  • The statutory requirements concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEND and Child Protection

Applicants may be strengthened by knowledge and understanding of:

  • Different curriculum models in the subject(s) and the strengths and weaknesses of these

  • Forms of assessment commonly used in the subject(s), including in public examinations

  • Opportunities for teacher development in the subject(s)

What the school offers its staff

Wayland Academy is an oversubscribed and highly performing secondary school in the heart of Norfolk with a positive atmosphere and low staff turnover. In 2022 62% of students achieved grades 9-5 in English and mathematics and achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.56, positioning the school as one of the highest performing secondary schools in Norfolk and Suffolk. Staff at Wayland Academy have a belief in every student's entitlement to the highest quality of education and ability to achieve and learn. Our curriculum vision reflects the role of the Academy in the community, promotes understanding and enrichment and values our students’ reading, vocabulary and fluency in speech and written word. We take the learning and pastoral care of our students very seriously to give them confidence in the world.

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About Wayland Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
540 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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