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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 to £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an Inspirational, capable and enthusiastic English Teacher to join this happy and successful Academy. In all our lessons we aim to build confidence and a love of English.

We are looking to appoint a high-impact teacher who can deliver strong outcomes with their classes.

We are determined that the successful candidate will have:

  • A passion for teaching in their specialist subject.
  • Evidence of high impact teaching.
  • Evidence of strong outcomes with groups at KS3 and KS4.
  • Well-developed skills in marking and feedback to students, which leads to well-matched and challenging learning activities.
  • Alignment with our Trust and school values.

All candidates must hold QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).

Please note this post may be eligible for Levelling up premium payments for teachers - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) of up to £6k.

What the school offers its staff

The Trust

From 1st January 2022, Droylsden Academy has become the founding member of the Tame River Educational Trust. You can find more information about this at: https://www.droylsdenacademy.com/tret/417608.html.

Our mission is to challenge educational and social disadvantage by hosting a family of great community-based schools in which to learn, teach and belong. Our Trust promotes learning, develops character, values diversity and builds cultural capital. By the age of 16 we want every student to progress to suitably challenging post-16 studies or apprenticeships.

The School

Droylsden Academy is a good school; this is a very exciting time to join us as we continue to build a team of committed professionals who are driven in making our vision of becoming outstanding a reality.

“Pupils areproudto attend Droylsden Academy”

“Pupils arehappyandacceptingof each other’s differences. The school is a place where they can be themselves”

“Teachers’expectationsof pupils’ behaviour and academic achievementare high.Pupils rise to these standards”

“Pupilsbehave well and work hard”

“Pupils are expected to develop theircharacter and confidence. They developleadershipskills andthey arewell prepared for lifein modern Britain”

“Teachers are successful in helping pupils todeepen their understandingof ideas and concepts across the curriculum. Effective supporthelps pupils remember more over time”

“An extensive programme ofpastoral support and life lessons ensures that pupils learn about healthy relationships and the wider world”

“Pupils benefit from anextensive range of extra-curricular clubs”

Droylsden Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you have been barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We are an equal opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment and employment to all individuals who meet our criteria for the role advertised. We will consider candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. This list is not exhaustive, and candidates will also be considered without discrimination based on socioeconomic, marital, parental or caregiving status, or any of the previously listed characteristics or statuses.

We value the diversity of our staff and do not tolerate any form of harassment, discrimination, or victimisation. We achieve this by creating and maintaining a work environment and culture where people from different backgrounds, and with varying lifestyles, interests, opinions, and responsibilities, treat each other with dignity and respect. Our working environment is such that our staff feel safe and are inspired and motivated to be their best.

Our school is dedicated to sustaining and promoting diversity with respect to recruitment, promotion, training, and general treatment during employment. We are actively seeking to extend the diversity of our staff.

Interested applicants should complete a Droylsden Academy Application Form and Equal Opportunities Application Form available at https://www.tret.org.uk/vacancies/droylsden-academy-vacancies/

Completed applications should be returned to: hr@droylsdenacademy.com or Human Resources Department, Droylsden Academy, Manor Road, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 6QD.

Commitment to safeguarding

Droylsden Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.
It is an offence to apply for this role if you have been barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Droylsden Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
919 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Droylsden Academy

Droylsden Academy is a mainstream, co-educational, non-denominational secondary school for children aged 11-16. It is situated in Droylsden, Manchester, and there are currently 850 pupils on its roll.

In September 2009, Droylsden School converted to academy status and moved into a state-of-the-art building with places for 1,200 pupils. The academy is sponsored by Tameside College and it works in partnership with the college to raise levels of attainment and the aspirations of students.

Co-Headteachers
Mr E Mayell and Mrs G Arnold

Values and vision

Droylsden Academy is built on three core values: politeness, hard work and honesty. The secondary school encourages pupils to treat everyone and everything as they would wish to be treated and to be respectful, polite and courteous at all times.

Ofsted report

“This is an good academy which is well led by two Co-Headteachers, who are instilling high expectations and aspirations for students and staff. Senior and middle leadership has been strengthened and this has given the academy greater capacity for further and more rapid improvement. Students are making better progress and their attainment is improving. An above-average percentage of students make expected progress in English. Work with outstanding schools has helped the academy to plan for improvement and has had a positive impact on the academy practices. Students’ behaviour is good. They are eager to learn and are increasingly embracing a stronger work ethos. The academy is a safe and caring community.”

Arranging a visit to Droylsden Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@droylsdenacademy.com.

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