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Teacher of English

Hessle High School and Penshurst Primary School, Hessle, East Yorkshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main/Upper - depending on experience

Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for a suitable individual to work within The Hessle Academy as a Teacher of English commencing September 2021.

The Academy
At Hessle Academy, we think our students are extraordinary. Each year they achieve outcomes that are consistently above the national average while regularly dazzling us with their talents in the Arts and Sport and their dedication to community work.

We couldn’t achieve this without our staff – our greatest asset. They are talented, professional, immensely dedicated to the success of our students and committed to their own professional development.

At Hessle Academy, we value our staff and take their wellbeing seriously, with a commitment to reducing workload over the next three years, an annual staff Wellbeing Day and an active staff social committee. Consequently, Ofsted (September 2018) noted that, ‘morale is high’.

As one of the schools in The Consortium Academy Trust, we offer significant career development opportunities for our staff and we expect your commitment in return. We think our students deserve it.

The Candidate
This is an exciting time for an ambitious and innovative teacher to join the team. We are looking for someone with excellent teaching and communication skills, who will be creative, enthusiastic and committed.

The successful candidate will hold a Degree or equivalent in a field related to English and have the ability to transfer their enthusiasm and knowledge of the subject to students across the age and ability range.

They will be a talented and creative teacher, consistently delivering high quality lessons. The successful candidate will have a passion for their subject and a desire to inspire students to develop their love of English

Applying for the job

Application Form
www.thehessleacademy.com

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1677 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
hr@hessleacademy.com
Contact phone number
01482648604

About Hessle High School and Penshurst Primary School

The Hessle Academy is one of only 170 all-through schools in the country providing education and support for students aged 3-19. The Academy comprises Hessle High School and Sixth Form College and Penshurst Primary School.

The Academy, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire, primarily serves the East Riding town of Hessle and some parts of West Hull. Smaller groups of students are drawn into the secondary phase from the neighbouring small towns and villages of East Yorkshire as well as from Barton, in North Lincolnshire. Proximity to the M62 ensures easy access to the motorway network and other major cities in Yorkshire and beyond.

Hessle High School and Sixth Form College is set in attractive grounds, located on Heads Lane, with excellent views down the River Humber and across the spectacular Humber Bridge. Historically a split-site school, in January 2016 we took possession of our new single site school. Staff and students alike are now enjoying the benefits of high-quality accommodation, equipped with the latest technology and specialist facilities that are among the best in the region.

Penshurst Primary is a larger-than-average school with two teaching groups in each year and is heavily oversubscribed. In 2019, 145 applications were received for 70 places into the reception year. The school also offers a nursery which is equally popular with parents. The school occupies a traditional yet extremely attractive series of buildings which are at the heart of the local community set in extensive grounds.

The Hessle Academy is a good and ambitious school. This was recognised by Ofsted in our most recent inspection in September 2018, when the achievement of students, quality of teaching, behaviour and personal development of students and leadership and management were all judged to be good. In recent years, outcomes for students have been consistently above average in terms of attainment and
The school is a disciplined and well-organised environment. We have high standards of school dress and have clear expectations on punctuality, attendance and behaviour. Our students are positive and respond well in all aspects of school life.

The Sixth Form College is focussed on providing high quality teaching and care to secure the best achievement and outcomes for all. As a school, we have a long history of partnership working in this area, being a part of ‘The Consortium’, a widely recognised successful sixth form partnership with two other local Academies. Students are able to study at Hessle as well as having the option to study subjects at either of the other Consortium Academies.

The Sixth Form is based in the historic Tranby House, a Grade II listed building that was fully refurbished and brought back to its former splendour in our recent renovation. Tranby House now comprises a Sixth Form social area and catering facilities as well as extensive study facilities. Sixth Form students play a full roll in the life of the school, but equally will continue to enjoy the advantages of this dedicated provision.

The Academy prides itself on the wide range of extra-curricular opportunities offered to our students. Annually, students take part in over 300 teams, clubs, and events.

The Hessle Academy enjoys an excellent reputation amongst the local community and is a popular choice amongst parents. During our recent Ofsted inspection, a response to the Parent Survey commented that;

“All the staff from the Headteacher to the Caretaker seem to genuinely care for the children from a pastoral care and academic point of view”.

Values And Vision
Every child is capable of extraordinary achievement.

Our vision is to be an Academy where students develop skills, completing their education feeling ready to face the world and having enjoyed a unique educational and development experience.

To be an Academy where the maximum potential for progress is realised through inspirational and outstanding teaching and learning, and school to school support.

To be a forward thinking and successful business with a leading community role, whose schools are the preferred choice for learners, parents, staff and other professionals.

The Hessle Academy is a member of The Consortium Academy Trust, a fast-growing Multi-Academy Trust, formed in 2017 and now comprises five Secondary Schools, two Primary Schools and a Special School, soon to be located near The Hessle Academy.

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School location

Tranby House, Hessle, East Yorkshire, HU13 0JQ

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