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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 11:31am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Horbury Academy are seeking to appoint an inspiring and dedicated Teacher of English. The English department at the Academy are an outstanding team of professionals who are passionate about inspiring a love of literature and language. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and innovative, with demonstrable resilience, vision and energy.

We are looking for someone who will engage, motivate and challenge students to their highest potential. If you have the vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching whilst having the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes then we would love to hear from you.

We value challenge and active participation; as such, you will relentlessly pursue instilling an interest in your subject amongst all pupils. You will be innovative and resilient with vision and energy.

Applications are welcomed from teachers across the experience range: we offer an extensive programme of academy and Trust professional development, to help you grow and develop as an excellent practitioner – whether ECT or more experienced.

Early Career Teachers (ECTs) will have an experienced subject mentor assigned from day one in post. Colleagues are supported through their early career years with regular check ins from line managers and opportunities to meet with other ECT’s across the Trust and colleagues from HR where any further support and guidance may be required. We are an inclusive academy and Trust and embrace opportunities to develop all colleagues on their journey to success.

What the school offers its staff

We are confident that new staff joining our Trust will feel welcomed and happy to have chosen us. Prospective applicants are welcome to visit prior to applying. We encourage prospective candidates to look at our website for further information regarding our ‘People Pledge’ and our recently launched Employee Benefit package.

Further details about the role

For an informal discussion about this position please contact hr@accordmat.org or call on 01924 282748.

Closing Date: Wednesday 13 March 2024 at 9.00am

Interviews likely to be held: w/c 18 March 2024

Application forms are available from https://accordmat.org/vacancies/

Completed application forms to be returned to hr@accordmat.org.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Accord Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to interview sooner than the specified dates above. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

We are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equity of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains high quality colleagues from all backgrounds and across all job roles at the Trust. We welcome and encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, other ethnic minority groups, individuals who identify as LGBT+; and/or are registered with a disability. Candidates will always be shortlisted based on the content of application against the job description and essential criteria without access to the personal details information.

The Accord Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Horbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1109 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
hr@accordmat.org

Horbury is part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust which is a Wakefield based Trust; all four academies in the Trust are closely located to one another which lends itself to many opportunities to work closely and collaboratively. All academies are within a three-mile radius of one another and can be found a short drive off junction 40 of the M1.

Horbury Academy is a mixed, 11-16 academy, situated on the outskirts of Wakefield.
We are immensely proud of our academy, staff and students and strongly believe that all students are entitled to experience the full breadth of education; reflected through our curriculum model that encourages learners to study a broad range of subjects.

From securing academic success to securing success in extra-curricular activity, our staff are fully committed to ensuring that all pupils make the most of their time at Horbury Academy.
Alongside our extensive curricular and extra-curricular offer, we provide excellent pastoral care for our students; tailored to their individual needs.

Our environment and academy building is purpose built, under one roof, allowing for a unique community and supportive feel.

Our facilities are used during the Academy day and outside of Academy hours by a wide range of community partners including Horbury Churches Together, Horbury Brownies and Guides, Horbury Spice Dancers, Ossett Town Juniors, Pageant Players, Phoenix Netball and Horbury & Ossett Music Centre to name but a few.

Arranging a visit to Horbury Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@accordmat.org.

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