Teacher of English

Lodge Park Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire

Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

You are required to carry out the duties as set out in the relevant paragraphs of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document. The post requires you to teach pupils in the age range 11 to 19 and with others outside that age range as required for transition and outreach work.

In carrying out these duties you will need to work in compliance with all Academy policies and procedures as set out by the Trust and Governing Body and the reasonable direction from colleagues with the relevant position of responsibility.

You will have the role of Form Tutor, even when a form has not been assigned to you, and may be asked to carry out some or all of those duties if required.

In addition you will continuously evaluate and review your role and propose improvements to this Job Description in the light of experience as part of the performance management process. You will also be required to carry out any other additional duties as might reasonable required by the Principal.

To maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to your work.

To plan lessons/activities/tutorials and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs

Follow Academy policies for teaching/tutoring, behaviour management and classroom management

To do all that you can to ensure that you safeguard and promote the welfare of students in the Academy

To set well-grounded consistent expectations for students in your teaching and tutorial groups using information about prior attainment

To assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching (and tutorial groups) and give them clear and constructive feedback

To do all you can to ensure that, as a result of your teaching (and tutoring), your students achieve well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as or better than similar students nationally and in the Academy

To take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your teaching (and tutoring) and your students’ learning

To make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of your Department and the Academy.

Essential educational requirements

A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification

Essential qualifications

Nationally recognized teaching qualification

Essential skills and experience

The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4 (possibility of KS5). You will be trained on the use of direct instruction
Demonstrate high expectations of students.
Awareness of current curriculum development in relation to teaching subject/s
Deep subject knowledge to support your role of ‘expert teacher’

Employee benefits

Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Professional development programme

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 884 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Lodge Park Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About Lodge Park Academy

School location

Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH