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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary calculated in line with the Teacher pay scale, points MPS 1-6/UPS 1-3 (Starting point and salary will be determined on appointment, subject to experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will need to be:

  • Educated at degree level, with evidence of continuing professional
  • Qualified teacher status.
  • Further relevant professional studies.
  • Demonstrable successful career experience, relevant to the role.
  • Experience of designing, tracking, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on systems capable of bringing outstanding student

What the school offers its staff

What’s in it for you:

  • Professional development and career progression
  • Generous pension scheme
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gym Discounts
  • Free eye tests
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green car scheme
  • Being part of a great team and expanding organisation

Further details about the role

Main Purposes of the Role:

  • Believe passionately that all students can make outstanding progress, regardless of their starting point
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and infectious enthusiasm for conveying knowledge
  • Set exceptionally high expectations for students’ behaviour and work ethic
  • Reflect constantly on their own practice and welcome feedback
  • Be flexible and relish the excitement of working in a rapidly improving school
  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a Teacher/Tutor.
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.
  • To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching English up to Key Stage 5
  • Playing a central role in the English department, contributing to department meetings, revision sessions and extra-curricular activities
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues in the English Department and across the Greenshaw Learning Trust to plan lessons which ensure outstanding progress for all students
  • Adhering to the school’s principles of teaching, learning and assessment
  • Fully engaging in the Developmental Drop In (DDI) process by being receptive to both giving and receiving feedback, and working with colleagues from across the trust
  • Promoting high levels of literacy
  • Undertaking the role of form tutor by leading a group in our Tutor Time Reading Programme
  • Setting the highest standards and behavioural expectations in lessons and around the school
  • Committing to and supporting the school’s policy and practice in relation to safeguarding and child protection
  • Undertaking such other duties and responsibilities as may be reasonably requested by the Director of English or the Senior Leadership Team, in accordance with the relevant Pay and Conditions document.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Holmleigh Park High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1312 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01452393810

Holmleigh Park is an ambitious academy located in Tuffley, Gloucester. We believe that all children have limitless potential, and are proud to offer a comprehensive education to all students in our local community.

We expect all staff, students and parents to embrace our three principles - Work Hard, Be Kind, Take Responsibility - so that our students leave school as ambitious, confident and successful young adults with the highest standards of integrity.

Why join us?

• Impeccable behaviour: Our centralised behaviour system is incredibly simple, meaning every minute of every lesson is disruption-free.
• A common-sense approach to workload: We only expect live-marking in class, and we work collaboratively across the trust to ensure all lessons are resourced centrally.
• Our commitment to genuine development: Our CPD is based on Rosenshine’s principles of teaching, and all teaching staff (including the Headteacher) receive coaching feedback at least every fortnight.
• The opportunity to make a difference: Our school is improving incredibly quickly, and we’re proud that our students achieved the tenth biggest improvement in Progress 8 in the country from 2019 to 2022.
• The quality of living: Our easily accessible location is just 15 minutes from the Cotswold Hills, and is within commuting distance from Cheltenham, Bristol and Cardiff.

We are proud members of the Greenshaw Learning Trust, a ‘family’ of like-minded schools, that collaborate to provide mutual support, share their good practice and learn from each other, whilst retaining and developing our own distinctive character.

The Trust is a vibrant and forward-thinking community of teachers, support staff and learners committed to educating the ‘whole child’ to improve life chances, whilst securing the best possible outcomes for students. We encourage all young people to work hard and make the most of the opportunities they are given. Our amazing team of teachers and support staff themselves demonstrate and encourage a lifelong love of learning, both within and beyond our curriculum.

As one of the highest performing multi-academy trusts in the country, we currently comprise of thirty schools: seven in South London, five in Berkshire, one in Surrey, fourteen in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, and three in Plymouth. We are continuing to grow and have further schools joining us on a regular basis.

We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion and very much look forward to receiving applications from candidates whose personal qualities and values reflect those in the person specification and whose experiences also place them in a strong position to deliver the challenges set out in the job description. We encourage applications from candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, religion, belief, or race.
Holmleigh Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people therefore this appointment will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

The school websites provide a clear picture of our aspirations and our vision; however, please do not hesitate to contact us to seek further information at l.harrison@hphigh.co.uk. We very much look forward to receiving applications from candidates whose personal qualities, values and experiences support and reflect ours.

We are committed to building an inclusive, diverse workplace where everyone can thrive.

If you require any support or adjustments to interact with us, please let us know. Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Arranging a visit to Holmleigh Park High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.harrison@hphigh.co.uk.

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