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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.50 hours per week.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A good degree in an appropriate discipline related to English

• A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• A strong and secure subject knowledge in English up to GCSE

• Recent and relevant teaching experience

• Experience of assessment at key stage 3 and 4

• Awareness of the strategies available for improving the learning and achievement of all students

• A good understanding of curriculum developments in English

• Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies

• An understanding of how assessment for learning can improve student performance

• Confidence in the use of standard computer packages and how these can be used to enhancestudent learning

• Able to use student level data to raise standards

• Able to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team

• Enthusiasm for your subject area

• Creative in problem solving together with willingness to take on and try new approaches and ideas

• Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potentialsafeguarding issues

• Able to communicate both orally and in writing to students and their parents

• Able to communicate high expectations to all students

• Willingness to share good practice across the department and beyond

What the school offers its staff

Our staff are talented and enthusiastic and have all contributed to the academy’s success story. We have a staff rewards budget and socialise both as subject teams and as a whole staff. We also have access to a staff benefits scheme. At De Lacy, we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged and supported to achieve their very best. Your new school is based next door to Education House, the centre of Delta Academies Trust, making access to high quality CPD easy and convenient. In addition, De Lacy benefits from close access to the M62, the A1 and a local train station. You would be joining a highly skilled and committed staff. It is a source of pride to us that we retain such a high percentage of staff and trainee teachers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high-performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

Financial, offering unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.

Lifestyle and Wellbeing, discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Motoring, access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*, discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.

Pension, excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)

Personal and professional, we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

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.

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About De Lacy Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
816 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01977722489

Here at De Lacy Academy, we have been on a journey that has seen the school recently judged as Outstanding by Ofsted. They recognised the hard work and effort that goes into making this school a successful and caring place of learning that meets the needs of its pupils and its community.

With nearly 900 pupils aged between 11 and 16 housed on a campus that has benefited from much recent investment, De Lacy is a busy and vibrant place. We serve the ex mining area of Knottingley and draw increasingly from the surrounding areas. We are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth across all year groups as the school delivers excellent outcomes and as the communities of Knottingley and Ferrybridge continue to develop.

Arranging a visit to De Lacy Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@delacyacademy.org.uk.

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