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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 March 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status

  • Experience of teaching the relevant subject in a secondary school.

  • Experience teaching a knowledge rich curriculum

  • Teaching across the whole Secondary age range;working in partnership with parents.

  • Knowledge and understanding of:

  • providing effectively for the individual needs of all pupils;

  • the monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ progress; effective teaching approaches.

  • Knowledge of the statutory requirements of legislation concerning SEND and Child Protection

  • Knowledge of evidence based teaching approach based on an understanding of cognitive science

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • the preparation and administration of statutory National Curriculum tests;

  • the links between Academies, especially partner Academies.

  • Evidence of continuous INSET and commitment to further

  • professional development

  • Able to develop positive relationships within a team

  • Able to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) and be approachable to a variety of audiences

  • Able to work in an organised manner, committed to the task in hand and be resourceful, enthusiastic and patient

  • Belief that all pupils can succeed, regardless of background or context

  • Belief in principles of inclusion

  • Able to develop strategies for creating community links.

What the school offers its staff

The first secondary school to see the sunrise every day, East Point Academy is a great place to work - click here to learn more about living and working in Lowestoft. Our latest Ofsted rated us Outstanding for leadership and management, with an overall rating of Good. We have strong links with our community, our feeder primary schools and the local theatre and sports scenes. Our students and staff are supported to be aspirational, develop independence, be resilient to the challenges that achieving these values can entail and to show respect to each and everyone from all walks of life.

Commitment to safeguarding

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About East Point Academy

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

East Point Academy is Lowestoft's top performing high school, helping to unlock the potential of this great coastal community. Students make more progress with us than at any other local school, and go on to achieve the best results. In autumn 2016 Ofsted rated us as good with outstanding leadership and management, making us the highest rated school in Lowestoft.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, and work together with colleagues across East Anglia to bring the best educational opportunities to our young people.

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