The English & Media department at QKA are award-winning, with an ambitious and aspiring team. The team were awarded the TES English Team of the Year 2021 award for their delivery of a ‘multi-layered approach in bringing texts to life for students, as well as the uniqueness of the curriculum and the ways in which diversity in literature is strongly embedded’ (TES Judges). The team were also shortlisted for the Bernice McCabe Award and were commended by the PTI for their work on the growth in their KS5 provision and social mobility. We have recently taken on the leadership of the Media department which has created lots of exciting opportunities for growth and development.
The department is well resourced and led by fantastic practitioners; we are looking to appoint a colleague who shares their enthusiasm and unwavering determination to help every student enjoy,achieveand progress inEnglish and Media from KS3 through to KS5. In Sixth Form, A Level English Language and A Level English Literature are delivered and in bothsubjects,students make well above average progress given their starting points. Media Studies at KS4 and KS5 is a popular option which we continue to offer every year.
Our English and Media Department continues to grow; as a result, we are looking for an engaging and forward-thinking individual who will enhance and augment the existing team.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic teacher to steer it through the next stage of its development. Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Thomas Deacon Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding teacher.
The Trust offers:
- Excellent salary package and Teachers’ pension scheme.
- Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
- Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
- An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
- An inclusive and collaborative approach.
- A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.
- An actively supportive Academy Committee and Trust leadership.
Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
If you have any questions regarding this post or would like to arrange a visit please contact the HR Teamhrteam@tdet.education.
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