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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The St Leonards Academy and we would like to appoint a Teacher of English to teach Key Stage 3 and 4.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, presence and authority who can deliver consistently good or better lessons with a good understanding of the English curriculum, as well as a team member who will collaborate with colleagues to ensure the progress of students.

Here at The St Leonards Academy, we have a clear vision of what creates successful learners. And we know how to implement it.Our students are enthusiastic about learning because we make sure we supply excellent teaching and exceptional pastoral care.

As well as focusing on academic achievement we are equally committed to the improvement of our students' character through the promotion of our five virtues of kindness, respect, honesty, resilience and self-discipline.

As well as focusing on academic achievement we are equally committed to the improvement of our students' character through the promotion of our five virtues of kindness, respect, honesty, resilience and self-discipline.

They have opportunities galore to develop these virtues through our personal development curriculum and our enrichment programme that offers everything from rock-climbing to formal debating.Above all, they take pride in themselves, their school, and their learning.

What the school offers its staff

We truly value the experience,dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:

  • Automatic annual pay awards for Teachers and Support Staff
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage, ensuring all our support staff are paid a minimum of £10.90 per hour.
  • We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex.
  • Working Together, Delivering Excellence, Achieving Ambitions, and Nurturing Potential are the values that guide us. Our mission is to ‘inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best’ so we positively impact our communities we serve.We aim to create a vibrant, inclusive community, transforming lives and broadening horizons through excellent teaching and learning.

​​​​​​​The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.

Further details about the role

We welcome applications from all members of the community.

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

​​​​​​​Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about this opportunity.

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Gail Ferguson, Academy Administration Manager on g.ferguson@thestleonardsacademy.org.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The St Leonards Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1467 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to The St Leonards Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email g.ferguson@thestleonardsacademy.org.uk.

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