Teacher of English Lord Grey Academy, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Job description

TEACHER OF ENGLISH

We require as soon as possible an enthusiastic Teacher of English to join our hard working English Faculty team, in this large, mixed 11-19 comprehensive school.

The successful candidate:

• Will have a strong commitment to teaching and learning in English
• Will be an effective classroom practitioner committed to raising standards for all students
• Will be able to teach English at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.
• Will be fully committed to enabling all students to achieve well and make good progress.

A lesson observation and a formal interview will form the selection criteria.

A candidate information booklet and application form are available on the vacancies section of Lord Grey Academy’s website:
http://www.lordgrey.org.uk/general-information/vacancies/

Please note the application form is available on the right hand side of the above link.

Completed application form and covering letter should be submitted to Human Resources at Lord Grey or emailed to hr@lordgrey.org.uk by 9am on Friday 18th October 2019.

Only successfully short listed candidates will be contacted.

The school is committed to safeguarding children. The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified teacher status or the credentials to gain QTS or to teach in the UK
• Up to date knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning strategies
• Up to date knowledge of the national curriculum and public exam syllabuses in English.
• Up to date knowledge of school systems to support students in their learning, e.g. SEN, pastoral and assessment systems in schools

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status or the credentials to gain QTS or to teach in the UK
• Up to date knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning strategies
• Up to date knowledge of the national curriculum and public exam syllabuses in English.
• Up to date knowledge of school systems to support students in their learning, e.g. SEN, pastoral and assessment systems in schools

Essential skills and experience

• An effective classroom practitioner
• The ability to work in partnership
• Organisational and administrative skills
• Good written and oral skills
• IT literate
• Belief that barriers to learning can be overcome
• A commitment to professional standards
• A commitment to quality and continuous improvement
• The ability to work under pressure
• Confidentiality: awareness and sound judgement
• A team orientated approach
• A commitment to equal opportunities, all aspects of the Equality Act and to narrowing the gap on inequality
• A commitment to follow all of the school’s Health and Safety requirements
• A commitment to ensure the effective implementation of the school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Employee benefits

A recruitment allowance of up to £2000 may be available to a suitably experienced candidate


About Lord Grey Academy

Lord Grey Academy is an exciting and vibrant learning community where students enjoy great success in and outside of the classroom. Our Academy motto; Aspire, Learn, Achieve is important to us as we prepare our students for successful adult lives in an increasingly competitive world. Lord Grey Academy is popular and is the first choice school locally. We have a strong focus on academic achievement throughout the school and develop our young people to be independent and resilient learners. We are immensely proud of our inclusive ethos and of the positive relationships that we build with parents and the local community. We believe that all students can achieve.

Address
Rickley Lane, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6EW
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Lord Grey Academy website (opens in a new window)