• Application deadline

    9 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    19 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Main Responsibilities
1) Teach students of the full range of age and ability;
2) Contribute to the development of the Department’s curriculum;
3) Attend and contribute to school assemblies and acts of worship, as applicable;
4) Follow Academy and departmental procedures on assessment, recording and reporting, including communication with parents at Parent Evenings;
5) Take part in departmental activities such as field trips;
6) Undertake such departmental responsibilities as are delegated by the Head of Department or Faculty;
7) Act as form tutor to a group of students;
8) Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published rotas;
9) Set and mark home learning in accordance with Academy and departmental policies;
10) Participate in meetings with colleagues and/or parents/carers with regard to the above responsibilities.

Teacher Responsibilities
1) Have a thorough and up to date knowledge of their subject(s) and should take account of wider curriculum developments that are relevant to their work;
2) Consistently and effectively plan lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs, including students with special educational needs, and gifted or talented students. They should be aware of, and take proper account of the strategies agreed in IEPs (Individual Education Plans) and IBPs (Individual Behaviour Plans);
3) Take an attendance register of students in every lesson and following up absence when necessary;
4) Consistently and effectively use a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and classroom management;
5) Consistently and effectively use information about prior attainment to set well-grounded expectations for students, and monitor progress to give clear and constructive feedback;
6) Be able to make use of the performance data available in the Academy in order to determine how much progress their students are making;
7) Take responsibility for their own professional development and use the outcomes to improve their teaching and students’ learning;
8) Make an active contribution to implementing the policies and aspirations of the Academy and Trust;
9) Be effective professionals who challenge and support all students to do their best;
10) Set and maintain high expectations for student behaviour;
11) Set a good example to students, for example in terms of appropriate dress, standards of punctuality and attendance.

Employee benefits

Archway Benefits

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
1487 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Bluecoat Aspley Academy

Merrill Academy in Derby offers a broad curriculum designed to engage and challenge its students. The academy has 838 students and places a strong emphasis on positive relationships, promoting independence, equality, resilience, and consideration for others. Situated in the heart of the City of Derby it serves a busy and diverse local community

School location

Aspley Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5GY

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