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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main or Upper scale dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Magna Academy we have a team of dedicated people who are all working together to achieve our mission of preparing our students for success. Our academy is a vibrant and exciting place to work and was rated as Good with Outstanding Personal Development and an Outstanding Sixth Form by OFSTED in April 2023. We are proud that our outcomes and progress are very strong across the academy.

We are looking to recruit an exceptional and experienced candidate to the role of Teacher of English to join our team at Magna Academy. This will provide an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced teacher wishing to further develop their career, to build upon the existing track record of success within English at KS3 - KS5 and make a real impact on further driving up attainment and progress within English.

The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher of English with experience and expertise, who has a passionate belief in the ability for all to succeed. They will be a conscientious and enthusiastic team player keen to join a vibrant department. The successful candidate must have strong subject knowledge and a proven track record.

We are looking for a highly motivated, outstanding classroom practitioner with a strong presence, who is ambitious for students, their colleagues and the academy. Ultimately, we are looking for a committed teacher with an uncompromising belief that all students deserve an outstanding education. They will uphold our inclusive ethos and provide opportunities for all students to progress well.

What the school offers its staff

  • Bespoke support and line management from an experienced Head of Department
  • Professional progression opportunities
  • Great students who conduct themselves impeccably
  • Strong systems and structures meaning students feel safe and secure
  • Measures to reduce staff workload such as centralised detentions and a sensible feedback policy focused on whole class feedback – we do not have onerous/impossible marking policies
  • A centralised homework system at KS3
  • No formal graded lesson observations – just ongoing ‘no-stakes’ feedback, helping you to continuously develop – we believe that trusting our staff with autonomy helps to develop a strong ‘develop and excel’ culture
  • Collaborative planning with centralised, shared units of work and resources
  • CPD starts as soon as you are appointed and is ongoing
  • State of the art facilities and a very pleasant location in beautiful Dorset

Next steps:

Magna Academy Poole offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, talented individual looking to develop their career. We would be delighted to show you around our Academy in order to fully appreciate our excellent learning environment.

Interview date: From 01/07/2024

About Aspirations:

Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and guarantee an interview for those with a declared disability should they meet the minimum criteria for the job. The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as “any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”

The Aspirations Academies Trust (AAT) requires all prospective employees appointed to work in its academies and/or whose role will involve the undertaking of regulated activity to submit an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate prior to taking up appointment.Applicants are required, before appointment, to disclose any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 by SI 2013 1198).Disclosure of a criminal background does not not automatically debar individuals from employment – consideration will be given to relevant factors, including the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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 Magna Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
960 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01202604222

Secondary

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email zchallis@magna-aspirations.org.

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