Teacher of English Lodge Park Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire

Job description

Lodge Park is seeking to recruit a teacher of English who will have high expectations of all pupils and will work relentlessly to secure improved outcomes and life chances for the young people in our community. 
Driving this improvement is a commitment from academy leaders that teachers are the experts in their subject and they should be enabled to teach well planned units of the curriculum, ensuring students acquire knowledge; without the distraction of unnecessary workload, excessive observation and scrutiny or low value administrative tasks. 
If you are looking to join an academy where you are valued and supported to do the job you love please get in touch or arrange a visit.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3-4 (possibility of KS5)
A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
Understanding of current curriculum issues
Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate
Committed to career progression for own and others' professional development
Well motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to work hard
Good organisation and time management skills
Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve
Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a successful Academy
Able to develop and co-ordinate a sustainable strategy towards extra curriculum activities

Employee benefits

Teachers' Pension Scheme
Professional development programme


About Lodge Park Academy

Lodge Park Academy is a mixed secondary school situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire, which was officially opened by Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton in May 2013. We offer a high quality education for students aged 11 to 19. The aim of the academy, which is a proud member of the David Ross Education Trust, is to work in partnership with parents, industry and the community to deliver a world-class education for our students. Our values and ethos Resilience, Respect, Tolerance We are proud to be leading education providers for the community we serve. Our academy combines the highest standards of teaching with impressive new facilities. Lodge Park understands that every student needs a strong academic foundation to achieve the highest standards. We also understand that this can be supported by a multitude of co-curricular activities. From sport to music, CCF to technology, there is something for everyone. Our aim is that students develop new interests and life-long passions while at our academy. We offer an academic curriculum which is supported by an innovative programme of co-curricular activities that support the development of well-rounded and confident individuals. We want every student to be the very best they can be, and a credit to themselves and their community. Since joining the David Ross Education Trust in 2013, our ability to do this has further strengthened. We are proud that we are able to offer our students unrivalled enrichment and sporting opportunities, building confidence and shaping aspirations in all our young people.

Address
Shetland Way, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 2JH
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Lodge Park Academy website (opens in a new window)