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Teacher of English - Maternity Cover

Alcester Academy, Alcester, Warwickshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (11 months)

Job summary

A vacancy has arisen to become part of an outstanding English department within a high performing and friendly school. Alcester Academy enjoys a strong reputation locally and nationally as a result of our caring ethos and excellent academic performance.

The successful applicant will join an ambitious and thoroughly supportive teaching team who work in collaboration with a highly successful English department. At Alcester Academy, teachers enjoy the freedom to deploy their individual skills, and talents, whilst conveying a passion for their subject and delivering excellent outcomes.

The English department is proud of the progress that students make. A cohesive group of 6 teachers and one specialist teaching assistant and a team who have an established record of excellent results. 2019 results far exceeded National Averages and the department has a consistent and achievable target of 90%+ at grades 9-4, 70%+ at grades 9-5 and 40%+ at grades 9-7. The English 2018 and 2019 set of results placed us within the top 10% nationally- with an average P8 score of +0.9.

This is a temporary, yet exciting, post covering a maternity leave.

Applicants will be considered from all points of experience, including newly qualified teachers.

Applying for the job

Please complete an Alcester Academy application form which can be found on our website https://www.alcesteracademy.org.uk/academy-information/vacancies. A written statement in support of your application will be accepted but we do not consider CVs.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
605 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Alcester Academy

Alcester Academy is a highly successful 11-16 school with 610 students currently on roll. Alcester is located between Studley and Stratford-Upon-Avon. The school has an excellent reputation based on examination results, a progressive approach to educational development and a strong sense of community. At our last inspection, Ofsted judged us good with a view to returning very soon in order to re-assess this decision towards an outstanding judgement. The schools’ overall Progress 8 score for 2019 was 0.77, which once again places us as one of the top performing non-selective schools in Warwickshire, and in the top 5% nationally.

Further details about the school can be found on our website (www.alcesteracademy.org.uk), including our current curriculum information. Our Twitter feed (@AlcesterAcademy) is another excellent source for a feel of the school.

Arranging a visit to Alcester Academy

If you feel that Alcester Academy could be for you, please contact the school office by emailing admin@alcesteracademy.og.uk or by calling 01789 762285 to arrange an informal discussion with the Subject Leader, Nick Cooke.

School location

Gerard Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 6QQ

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