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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time position, however, part time may be considered

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teacher of English

Required from 1 September 2024 an early start date could be agreed

MPS/UPS – Recruitment incentive may be considered for suitable candidates

Permanent Full Time (part time will be considered)

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join one of the most successful schools in the city. This post is suitable for both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers.

To succeed in the role you will have:

  • A degree, or equivalent experience, with a teaching qualification
  • Proven ability to teach outstanding lessons across the 11-18 age range, with first class classroom management skills
  • The ability to work in collaboration with other members of staff to further the department
  • Exceptional personal organisation and time management skills
  • A firm understanding of key national and educational policies and issues
  • The ability to inspire high achievement in young people from all backgrounds
  • A clear commitment to improving your own and others’ performance through effective continuous professional development

What the school offers its staff

This post is suited to a Newly Qualified or experienced Teacher. For Newly Qualified Teachers, the school is able to offer excellent support and mentoring for new entrants to the profession.

In return for joining us as a Teacher of English, we can offer:

  • An opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to make a real difference to the children within our community, whilst working within a school that fosters positivity and care.
  • Access to an expanding range of lifestyle benefits including Simply Health Cash Plan, free flu vaccinations and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Free access to an Employee Assistance Programme providing support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – this can include telephone GP appointments, physiotherapy, counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Free Parking on site
  • A wide range of possibilities to develop as a professional, with access to job related learning and development opportunities across the Trust.

Further details about the role

Woodkirk Academy is a high performing, successful, well established, fully comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 maintained Academy and a founding member of Leodis Academies Trust. We have a proud record in academic, intellectual, social and sporting, musical, dramatic and community developments. Our latest Ofsted report noted a ‘passion and commitment to continuous improvement’ and that ‘leadership at all levels is focused on the progress of pupils.’

Leodis Academies Trust and our individual Academies are committed to ‘Forging Young Futures’. To do this, each Academy has its own ethos and identity, and has the freedom to develop individually as well as working collaboratively to secure high quality outcomes for all its young people. By providing an extensive curriculum, both within and beyond the classroom, we cater for the wide range of talent and ability that our students have to offer. We work tirelessly to improve the life chances of all our young people and support them to make a positive contribution to their community.

Woodkirk enjoys an excellent reputation as an employer and our ethos and working practices are well regarded. We take pride in looking after staff and supporting everyone in their roles in order to deliver excellent education to our students.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Woodkirk Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1847 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01133400036

Woodkirk Academy is a high performing, successful, well established, fully comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 maintained Academy and a founding member of Leodis Academies Trust. We have a proud record in academic, intellectual, social and sporting, musical, dramatic and community developments. Our latest Ofsted report noted a ‘passion and commitment to continuous improvement’ and that ‘leadership at all levels is focused on the progress of pupils.’

Arranging a visit to Woodkirk Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@leodis.org.uk.

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