Teacher of English

The St Leonards Academy, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects English, English, English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job summary


Teachers Main Pay Range
Dependent on experience and qualifications

The St Leonards Academy opened on 1st September 2011 and achieved a 'Good' Ofsted inspection in January 2017. Our mission is to create a culture of innovation and excellence that unlocks the potential of every student. We are committed to providing outstanding learning experiences for all our students to enable them to develop as confident, independent individuals.

The St Leonards Academy require an experience English teacher to join our enthusiastic team who is able to contribute to raising standards in the classroom from KS3 to KS4. The English team have raised attainment year on year and are committed to changing the life chances of our students.

We are looking for:
• a specialist committed to the progress of ALL students in English
• someone with enthusiasm, presence and authority who can deliver consistently good or better lessons
• a team member who will collaborate with colleagues to ensure the progress of students

We can offer you:
• the opportunity to work within an Academy recently classified as ‘Good’ by Ofsted
• a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
• excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
• excellent professional development opportunities

For an informal conversation about this role please contact a member of the HR Team on 01424 711925. To apply for this role please visit the Trust website https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies.aspx

Visits to the academy are warmly encouraged. Thank you for your interest in University of Brighton Academies Trust.

Closing date for applications: 26 January 2020. Please note that applications will be considered as and when received. Suitable applicants may proceed to interview stage prior to closing date.

Essential educational requirements


Qualification criteria
• Degree / Qualified Teacher Status
• Permitted to work in the UK
• Evidence of relevant and substantial CPD

Essential qualifications


Qualification criteria
• Degree / Qualified Teacher Status
• Permitted to work in the UK
• Evidence of relevant and substantial CPD

Essential skills and experience

Ethos, Skills and Knowledge
• Commitment to fully inclusive education
• Commitment to the pursuit of high standards – academic and behavioural
• Commitment to staff participation in decision making
• Commitment to quality provision for SEN students
• Commitment to equal opportunities
• The ability to work in a fast moving and constantly changing environment
• Effective teaching, student management and communication skills
Personal Qualities
• Vision, warmth, energy, resilience, enthusiasm and caring

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1461 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The St Leonards Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@brightonacademiestrust.org.uk

About The St Leonards Academy

School location

Edinburgh Campus,, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 8HH