5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS / UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Believe that high performance is possible for the vast majority of children, not just a few.
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner.
  • Be innovative and inspirational to both pupils and colleagues.


What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will join the school at an exciting time:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer.
  • The school is part of Albany Learning Trust, a tight-knit academy trust and has links across the region, nationally and internationally with other schools, trusts and education organisations.
  • Our trust has been shortlisted for staff development national excellence award.
  • Behaviour of students in our schools is excellent.


  • As an employer Albany Learning Trust offers the following benefits:
  • Pension: Access to either the teacher pension scheme or local government pension schemes. These offer defined pension benefits, including generous death in service contribution.
  • Salary: We are proud to be a living wage employer. We offer competitive rates for all roles.

    Support: Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provides confidential support for staff and their families for both personal and work-related matters.

    • We train staff in Chimp Management, which helps with people to manage their mind more effectively, with an approach grounded in neuroscience.
    • We have free access to Headspace app, which offers meditation and mindfulness for any mind, any mood and any goal.
    • We offer membership of the tech scheme, which offers up to 40% off the cost of personal IT equipment and white goods.

    Priority: Children of staff have priority admissions to their school.

    Development: Our high-quality training ensures personal, professional development and allows staff to become expert in their role. A clear progression route within the Trust also provides opportunities to prepare staff for their next career step. Partnerships with the top professional bodies and training providers ensures high quality, evidence- based training is always available to all staff. All our classroom staff receive training in High Performance Learning teaching and have access to HPL training pathways. Our leaders are trained by Leadership Matters and have access to professional leadership qualifications including NPQs.
  • Travel: Membership of cycle to work scheme, which offers up to 40% off the price of a bicycle, including e-bikes.

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vacancies@albanyacademy.co.uk

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About Albany Academy

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

Albany Academy is a highly successful and popular 11-16 school situated in Chorley, Lancashire. With 727 pupils currently on roll, the school provides an excellent education within a nurturing and caring environment where every student is well known by every member of staff and are proud to be a member of Albany Learning Trust, the first school trust of its type in Lancashire.

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