9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Sept 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week, full time, full year

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 to £46,525 FTE

Pay scale

M1 to U3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a Passionate Teacher of English for a Secondary School! Are you a dynamic and dedicated educator with a knack for making English come alive? We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic Teacher of English to join our team at Kidsgrove Secondary School. This post would suit an experienced teacher or an ECT.

At Kidsgrove Secondary School, we believe in nurturing a love for learning and empowering our students to excel in English. With a supportive staff and a vibrant learning environment, we strive to make English accessible, engaging, and enjoyable for all.

The sole ethos for the school community is ‘“if you do the small things right, big things can happen.” Whilst we are committed to ensuring that every student makes excellent progress, this concept stretches well beyond academic performance. We firmly believe that every aspect of school should equip learners to be successful in all areas of their lives, both now and for their future and we are passionate about the personal development of the student body. Indeed, every single decision or action taken improves the life chances of all our learners. This is underpinned by ensuring the school is a safe, nurturing and happy environment: put simply, The Kidsgrove Secondary School is a great place to learn and a great place to work with a family feel which provides a real strength of collective working and strong relationships.

The school is underpinned by a set of Core Values that underpins the whole school achievement culture, that has rewards and celebration at its heart.

The school has an innovative digital strategy that sees all students and staff receive an iPad to support their learning. The Digital Strategy is fundamental to the school’s vision of achieving digital skills for life. The digital technology delivers to every classroom opportunity for cutting edge assessment for learning techniques and interactive lesson resources. This approach has reinvigorated learning and helps students to develop independence and enquiry skills. This combined with a technology hub that has the possibilities to bring the curriculum to life.

What the school offers its staff

Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)

Support Staff only based on working full time, all year - Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (37 days holiday rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service including Bank Holidays)

Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health

Cycle to work scheme

Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Further details about the role

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment. Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance. Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant): childcare disqualification Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) medical online and social media prohibition from teaching right to work satisfactory references suitability to work with children You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Kidsgrove Secondary School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
295 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Kidsgrove Secondary School is a secondary academy located in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, providing high-quality education to pupils aged 11–16 years.

Kidsgrove is an academic Academy with a strong reputation for the care and guidance we provide for all our pupils. Success is celebrated in the knowledge that this will encourage greater achievement in the future, underpinned by our educational vision.

We continuously strive to provide a stimulating and exciting environment that fosters high expectations and aspirations. Parents and families are welcome to visit the Academy, by arrangement, to see for themselves the quality of education and support we offer pupils.

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