Teacher of English

Beckfoot Upper Heaton, Bradford, West Yorkshire


Job details

Subjects English Language, English Literature
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

To raise standards of achievement across the key stages.
To monitor and support student progress across the key stages.
To lead, manage and develop curriculum matters as directed by the Faculty Leader.
To ensure the provision of an appropriate and differentiated curriculum for the students studying across the key stages.
To continue the development of Literacy and Numeracy strategies across the key stages.
To create appropriate assessment opportunities across the key stages and ensure students are regularly assessed as a means of monitoring progress.
To manage the development of appropriate schemes of work for areas of the curriculum as directed by the Faculty Leader.
To analyse data and use the results of the analysis to improve learning and achievements across the key stages as negotiated with the Faculty Leader.
To act as a Form Tutor if required and carry out the duties associated with that role.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE Maths and English.

Essential qualifications

GCSE Maths and English.
A good honours degree in related subject.
Qualified Teacher Status.

Essential skills and experience

An outstanding teacher who understands the characteristics of outstanding teaching and learning.
Understands the foundations of knowledge that students must acquire at each stage of their education.
An excellent understanding of how to use data to monitor performance and intervene when necessary.
Sound knowledge of examination framework and how to maximise student performance.
Can plan lessons strategically to ensure that progress is made.
Can effectively use student performance data to shape lesson planning.
Confidently use ICT as both a teaching and administrative tool.
Sound literacy and numeracy skills.
Ability to motivate and inspire students to learn.
A clear vision for school improvement
An understanding of how to develop a collaborative model of practice.
A passion for education and for making a difference to young people’s lives.
Energy, enthusiasm and resilience.

Employee benefits

High quality professional development and leadership training for staff are central features of our Trust. We aim to attract, develop and retain the very best people and to be the ‘Employer of choice’.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 533 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Beckfoot Upper Heaton website (opens in a new window)
Contact email kad@beckfootupperheaton.org

School location

Thorn Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6AL