Teacher of English Outwood Academy Brumby, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire

Job description

Outwood Grange Academies Trust are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of English to join our strong and supportive English department.

At GCSE, we teach the EDUQAS specifications in English Language and English Literature and we have developed a focused curriculum from Year 7 to Year 11, which prepares students well for the rigors of their GCSE courses and beyond.

This is an opportunity to join our successful and supportive English Department, which is responsible for raising GCSE A*-C / 4 to 9 from 68% in 2014 to 86% in 2018. The department is committed to driving progress and attainment to improve the life chances of every student. We need an excellent teacher who is passionate about providing young people with the best possible education whatever their background or ability.

This post is a key appointment in terms of enhancing and ensuring positive life chances for our students through success and achievement in this key area.

Outwood Academy Brumby is an 11 – 16 school occupying a modern building in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. It is within easy reach of Lincoln, Grimsby, the east of Doncaster and the motorway network. Our latest Ofsted judgement is Good with Outstanding Leadership.

The Outwood Grange Family of Schools offers:
• the opportunity to work and progress across the Family of Schools;
• the chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps working across the whole Academy;
• the support and expertise of our Directors of English working across the Family of Schools;
• a full and detailed programme of support and development for all, and
• a further comprehensive programme of professional development provided through the Outwood Institute of Education.

If you care about the success of your students and colleagues, and have the energy and determination to make that success a reality, we would welcome your application.

If you are interested in this role, we invite you to contact Lisa Shipman, Head of English (l.shipman@brumby.outwood.com), if you have any questions, and you would be very welcome to visit our school by arrangement.

For full details and to apply please visit the vacancies section of the academy website at www.brumby.outwood.com.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to enhanced DBS Check.

Essential educational requirements

A degree in an appropriate discipline related to relevant subject.

Essential qualifications

Teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Essential skills and experience

Experience
Recent and relevant teaching experience in employment or training.
Experience of assessment at Key Stage 3 and 4.

Skills
Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies.
An understanding for how Assessment for Learning can improve student performance.
Confidence in the use of standard computer packages (word processing, email and spreadsheets) and how these can be used to enhance student learning.
Able to use student level data to raise standards.
Able to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
Creative in problem solving together with willingness to take on and try new approaches and ideas.
Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential child safeguarding issues.
Ability to communicate high expectations to all students.
Able to communicate both orally and in writing to students and their parents.
Sharing good practice across the department.


About Outwood Academy Brumby

Address
Cemetery Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN16 1NT
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Outwood Academy Brumby website (opens in a new window)