Teacher of English and Drama
The Wellington Academy
Salary: UPS / MPS
Type of role: Permanent, Full time
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 10th March February 2024
Interview Date: w/c Monday 18th March 2024
Anticipated Start Date: September 2024
We are looking for an innovative, passionate, and committed Teacher of English and Drama to join our dedicated team.
The ideal candidate will be a hard-working and confident classroom practitioner who has a commitment to encourage learning which enables pupils to achieve the highest possible standards.
This is an excellent opportunity for either a newly qualified or more experienced teacher to join an enthusiastic, committed, and successful team.
Head of Year opportunities are available for the right candidate.
Full details can be found in the recruitment pack.
Why Choose us?
The Wellington Academy opened in 2009 and, is an ambitious, forward thinking 11-18 Academy situated in a beautiful location of Tidworth, which is on the outskirts of Salisbury in Wiltshire. Our curriculum breadth is focused on ensuring every pupil is exposed to the widest range of subjects possible to equip them to leave school ready to achieve their dreams and fulfil their goals.
The Wellington Academy’s vision for all our pupils is that they become inquisitive, ambitions and independent young adults and when they leave us, they will have the skills, knowledge, and character they need to take them on to university or the workplace. Our pupils are friendly and happy and value good relationships with their teachers.
As an employee of the Ascend Learning Trust, you will also receive many employee benefits as we work together to provide Excellence in Education.
What we offer:
The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school.
The Trusts commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.
Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
A successful ECT support program.
Courteous and hardworking pupils.
Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.
Please note if we receive sufficient applications, we may close this job role earlier.
At Ascend Learning Trust, we believe in the power of diversity to drive innovation, foster creativity, and create a workplace that truly reflects the richness of the world around us. We are excited to welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to join our dynamic team.
Reasonable adjustments are modifications or accommodations made to ensure that individuals with disabilities or specific needs can perform their job duties effectively. We embrace the idea that everyone should have equal opportunities to succeed, and our aim is to make this a reality. If you need any assistance completing your application, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 781485 or alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.
Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.
In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.
References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups, including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual-orientation or religion.
Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out.
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Visas cannot be sponsored.