Details for applicants
Who are we?
English Learning Area is comprised of 8 staff. We have a young, innovative and
creative team of practitioners, who are keen to try new ideas. They have
committed to raising the aspirations of our children over the last two years
via increased challenge, a focus on planning lessons to enable independent and
collaborative learning, and providing high quality feedback. They are a
dedicated and passionate team who have had real success in the last five years.
English Department has been highly successful over a number of years at KS3, 4
and 5. In particular the KS4 results have been consistently above national
averages for both attainment and progress with 90% of all students achieving a
Grade 4 or above and 73% of all students achieving a Grade 5 or above. We have
a large number of students carrying their English studies on into the Sixth
Form and the results in English contributed towards the Sixth Form being
recognised as the fourth best in Cambridgeshire.
Would you like to visit us?
visits are welcomed. We are not as far away as you think and driving through
the countryside each morning is a very pleasant way to start you day! You’ll
find us just 20-25 minutes from Peterborough and Huntingdon, and commutable
from Cambridge too. Why not come and visit us so we can show you more of our
What do I do if I want to know more before applying?
are very welcome to come and visit our wonderful school, please just let us
know and we will arrange a tour of the department and wider school. More information is available on our website.
However, if you have any further questions, please contact Kiera O'Connell firstname.lastname@example.org
Abbey College is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects
all staff to share this commitment.
The responsibilities of the post
will be in accordance with the Teacher’s standards, latest School teachers’ pay
and conditions, school’s policies and under the direction of the Headteacher.
Job role and purpose
- Good or outstanding classroom skills
- Ability to create effective lesson plans
- Ability to use assessment to inform planning for good teaching and
- Experience or desire to be involved in a curriculum initiative
- Ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of learners
- Experience or desire to raise standards of achievements
- Willingness to continue to develop own expertise
- Ability to build good relationships with students and colleagues
- Be well organized and able to obtain accurate records
- Ability to use ICT effectively to engage students
- Humble, Intuitive and Passionate
Job Description:Teacher of English
Start Date: January 2024
New Scale Point: MPS/UPS
closely with the Head of English to facilitate
outstanding teaching and learning across the department, which meets the needs
of all students and leads to excellent student outcomes.
Main Duties /Responsibilities
ensure good or outstanding classroom teaching of English;
schemes of learning that are engaging and effective;
to use assessment to inform planning for good teaching and learning;
or desire to be involved in a curriculum initiative;
to differentiate materials to meet the needs of learners;
or desire to raise standards of achievements;
to continue to develop own expertise;
to build good relationships with students and colleagues;
well organized and able to obtain accurate records;
to use data to target intervention;
to evaluate and adapt methods to ensure continuing progress.
raise standards of Teaching and Learning across the department and the wider
school, monitor progress towards agreed aims, in collaboration with the lead
provide specialist subject expertise to assist departmental staff, including
co-planning with colleagues and advising and training staff on positive
behaviours for learning.
ensure high standards of Teaching and Learning in English. This will include
the production of high quality teaching and learning resources and materials
for use across the department and School.
outstanding lessons, as a model of good practice within your area, engage with
students to ensure that they all make exceptional progress. You will maintain an open door policy for
other staff to see model practice.
support and enhance the teaching practice of others within your area across the
work alongside the Lead Learner for English to coach and mentor staff in order
to develop their teaching.
groups of CPD activities in area of expertise.
School priorities and targets for the faculty.
all pupils have equal access to learning using appropriate strategies and
resources, where necessary.
with pastoral staff members to ensure the wellbeing of pupils and their full
participation in school life.
any concerns regarding pupils’ behaviour with the relevant Raising Standards
any specific arrangements for individual pupils.
individual pastoral support to pupils, where necessary.
motivate and challenge pupils, whilst promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.
have the ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young
the significance of safeguarding and interprets this accurately for all
individual children and young people whatever their life circumstances.
have a good understanding of the safeguarding agenda and can demonstrate an
ability to contribute towards a safe environment.
ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice and
information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
- This job description will be
reviewed and updated periodically in order to ensure that it relates to the job
performed or to incorporate any proposed changes. This procedure will be conducted by the
Headteacher or line manager in consultation with the post-holder. In these circumstances it will be the aim to
reach agreement on reasonable changes but if agreement is not possible
management reserves the right to make changes to the job description following
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