Teacher of English

Heanor Gate Spencer Academy, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7RA

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Teacher of English job summary

Post Title: Teacher of English

Location: Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

Salary/Pay Range: MPS/UPS, suitable for ECT or experienced teachers

Hours of work: Full Time

Reporting to: Curriculum Team Leader for English

We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and enthusiastic teacher within our successful and supportive English faculty, where teaching and learning is at the heart of our collaborative practice. You will have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues committed to delivering a diverse, challenging English curriculum which seeks to ensure the material students learn is current and relevant.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner and have the enthusiasm to impart a love of English on an amazing set of students. They will also have excellent subject knowledge, the ability to teach KS3, KS4 and the passion to develop KS5 practice in time.

A bespoke CPD programme at Heanor Gate means that tailored support is matched to career stage expectations and individuals continually developing their own professional practice in line with personal priorities. For ECT’s a comprehensive package of support and mentoring is offered both at Heanor Gate but also in collaboration with other ECT’s across the trust’s wide range of schools.

Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

HGSA isa ‘good’ secondary school and sixth form (Ofsted March 2017) with a strong commitment to ongoing professional development. Over the past 5 years we have developed a fantastic culture amongst the students which is rooted in strong discipline and has culminated in a student body full of aspiration, commitment and success. The staff buy into the hashtag #TeamHeanor and this ethos of collegiality, team values and moral compass is what makes the unique working environment at Heanor Gate so enjoyable and fulfilling.

We believe that through an ethos of ‘Aspire, Learn and Achieve’, all of our students will achieve their very best educational outcomes. This ethos is at the heart of everything that we do. We want our students to believe that they can achieve whatever they want to with hard work, resilience and self-motivation.

We deliver a challenging yet inspiring curriculum and an unrivalled level of academic and pastoral support, and believe that what we offer students will support them to achieve success in the classroom and beyond; academically, personally and socially. We aim to instil students with a love of learning as well as helping them to become responsible, independent members of the community.

To ensure that our students succeed, we promote the following values:

  • Ambitious – aim high and strive to achieve your best
  • Supportive – help others within the school community and beyond
  • Proud – take pride in your work, your successes and our school
  • Independent – take ownership for your own learning
  • Resilient – show resilience in the face of challenge
  • Equipped – be organised and prepared.

As part of the Spencer Academies Trust, we work alongside other schools in ensuring we deliver the very best education possible.

Spencer Academies Trust

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2500 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 16 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.

Mission: Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.

Vision: Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.

We Believe:

  • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.
  • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.
  • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

For more information on this post, please contact Katie Cook (Curriculum Team Leader) via email at katiecook@heanorgatespencer.com

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at:

www.satrust.com/vacancies

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications: 10 October 2022, 12.00 noon

Interviews will take place: 14 October 2022

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training. Spencer Academies Trust is a Disability Confident Committed Employer

Using the application form

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at:
www.satrust.com/vacancies

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1331 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01773 716396

Heanor Gate Spencer Academy
HGSA is a ‘good’ secondary school and sixth form (Ofsted March 2017) with a strong commitment to ongoing professional development. Over the past 5 years we have developed a fantastic culture amongst the students which is rooted in strong discipline and has culminated in a student body full of aspiration, commitment and success. The staff buy into the hashtag #TeamHeanor and this ethos of collegiality, team values and moral compass is what makes the unique working environment at Heanor Gate so enjoyable and fulfilling.
We believe that through an ethos of ‘Aspire, Learn and Achieve’, all of our students will achieve their very best educational outcomes. This ethos is at the heart of everything that we do. We want our students to believe that they can achieve whatever they want to with hard work, resilience and self-motivation.
We deliver a challenging yet inspiring curriculum and an unrivalled level of academic and pastoral support, and believe that what we offer students will support them to achieve success in the classroom and beyond; academically, personally and socially. We aim to instil students with a love of learning as well as helping them to become responsible, independent members of the community.
To ensure that our students succeed, we promote the following values:
• Ambitious – aim high and strive to achieve your best
• Supportive – help others within the school community and beyond
• Proud – take pride in your work, your successes and our school
• Independent – take ownership for your own learning
• Resilient – show resilience in the face of challenge
• Equipped – be organised and prepared.

As part of the Spencer Academies Trust, we work alongside other schools in ensuring we deliver the very best education possible

Arranging a visit to Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

Contact
katiecook@heanorgatespencer.com

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