4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS 1 - UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our school is a place of possibility and we never underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of our students. We are seeking a dynamic Teacher of English who can demonstrate their commitment to facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to think strategically, creatively and to prioritise your workload. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with being resilient and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. The successful candidate should be committed to improving the lives of the young people at City Academy.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant learning community with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied, and celebrated by all the staff and children in our schools. You will:

  • be given the opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir
  • be provided with a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing for all students and staff

We place a strong emphasis on supporting and encouraging personal development, which includes:

  • a CPD strategy that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them realise their potential.
  • access to experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff

This is an exciting time to join the trust. We are about to embark on the next phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition and oneness.

Further details about the role

Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Commitment to safeguarding

CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required for all successful applicants. CORE Education Trust is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are an Equal Opportunities and Living Wage employer.

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About City Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
824 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0121 729 7100

City Academy is a team that is ambitious in its aspirations for all students. We work within our community to ensure we break down and remove all barriers to success. We consider all our students our ‘City Lights’, as they will illuminate all our futures. Our mission is to nurture our students, ensuring they shine in society, as our leaders of tomorrow. Their successful futures depend on the development of their ‘sparkle’ each and every day at City Academy. As a family, we continuously strive to be luminous examples of hope and excellence in everything. Care and compassion shape the way in which we work together to support the growth and development of our students. Their ‘sparkle’ shines through. We value the relationships we build with our families, working together to ensure success is realised. We only succeed as a team. Our ambition means that we relentlessly pursue a wide range of opportunities to allow our students to grow. Our location in the city centre offers a wide range of opportunities through the partnerships we have developed. As a part of CORE Education Trust, we guarantee a provision that includes both CORE Cares and CORE Extra, ensuring all students experience enriching opportunities in the arts, sport and social responsibility. We develop by taking on new challenges. Reflection on the past and embracing our sense of pride ensures tolerance and responsibility. Investing time and resources into projects such as Echo Eternal ignite our students’ sense of social responsibility. City Academy is a place for everyone. Everyone is welcomed, respected, and looked after. We care by respecting and looking after each other. Excellence is expected here at City Academy: from staff and students. Our high expectations for all aspects of attitudes and attainment are driven by a limitless drive for Excellence in Everything. We achieve by giving 100% in everything we do.

Arranging a visit to City Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email JSargeant@CoreCity.Academy.

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