Teacher of English
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Start date details
24 February 2023 at 9am
7 February 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
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What skills and experience we're looking for
Horbury Academy are seeking to appoint an inspiring and dedicated Teacher of English. The English department at the Academy are an outstanding team of professionals who are passionate about inspiring a love of literature and language. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and innovative, with demonstrable resilience, vision and energy.
We are looking for someone who will enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to raise achievement. If you have the vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching whilst having the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached then we’d love to hear from you.
We value challenge and active participation. As such, you will relentlessly pursue instilling an interest in your subject amongst all pupils. You will be innovative, with demonstrable resilience, vision and energy.
Applications are welcomed from teachers across the experience range: we offer an extensive programme or academy and Trust CPD, to help you grow and develop as an excellent practitioner – whether ECT or more experienced. If you have the vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching whilst having the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached, we’d love to hear from you.
Across the Trust the English departments are staffed by dedicated and forward-thinking teams of specialist teachers; the teams provide additional support and intervention where necessary. Our vision is to motivate, enthuse and inspire all learners so that they have a curiosity and interest in English and are active participants in their learning. Through our curriculum, we aim to foster and encourage a lasting enjoyment and enthusiasm for English, enabling every student to achieve his or her potential.
What the school offers its staff
The Accord Multi Academy Trust was established in September 2016 and is currently made up of four academies who were the founding members of the Trust. The Trust is committed to providing world class education for all our young people within our community and as such we recognise the pivotal role that our staff team have in this respect. The Trust places at the heart of its development a commitment to high quality professional development for all staff who join the Trust. We understand that by investing in our staff we will create an organisation with a shared vision and values that will transform education for young people.
We are confident that new staff joining our Trust will feel welcomed and happy to have chosen us. We encourage prospective applicants to visit prior to applying.We offer a supportive work environment with a dedicated and approachable central operational team and an educational strategy group who will work with you in order for you to reach your career goals and aspirations.
Further details about the role
For an informal discussion about this position please contact firstname.lastname@example.org call on 01924 282748.
Application forms are available from accordmat.org/vacancies/
Completed application forms to be returned to email@example.com
Closing date: Friday 24 February 2023 at 9.00am.
Interviews likely to be held w/c Monday 27 February 2023.
Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Accord Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to interview sooner than the specified dates above. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
We are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equity of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains high quality colleagues from all backgrounds and across all job roles at the Trust. We welcome and encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, other ethnic minority groups, individuals who identify as LGBT+; and/or are registered with a disability. Candidates will always be shortlisted based on the content of application against the job description and essential criteria without access to the personal details information.
The Accord Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
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About Horbury Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1061 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
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- School website
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- Email address
Horbury is part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust which is a Wakefield based Trust; all four academies in the Trust are closely located to one another which lends itself to many opportunities to work closely and collaboratively. All academies are within a three-mile radius of one another and can be found a short drive off junction 40 of the M1. Horbury Academy is a mixed, 11-16 academy, situated on the outskirts of Wakefield. We are immensely proud of our academy, staff and students and strongly believe that all students are entitled to experience the full breadth of education; reflected through our curriculum model that encourages learners to study a broad range of subjects. From securing academic success to securing success in extra-curricular activity, our staff are fully committed to ensuring that all pupils make the most of their time at Horbury Academy. Alongside our extensive curricular and extra-curricular offer, we provide excellent pastoral care for our students; tailored to their individual needs. Our environment and academy building is purpose built, under one roof, allowing for a unique community and supportive feel. Our facilities are used during the Academy day and outside of Academy hours by a wide range of community partners including Horbury Churches Together, Horbury Brownies and Guides, Horbury Spice Dancers, Ossett Town Juniors, Pageant Players, Phoenix Netball and Horbury & Ossett Music Centre to name but a few.
Arranging a visit to Horbury Academy
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