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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - A permanent role be available to the right applicant

Pay scale

M1 - M6 depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Salary Range: MPS (£28,000 - £38,810.00)

Contract: Maternity cover - Fixed term - A permanent role may be availableto the right applicant

Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 15th May 2023

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 15th May

Start Date: 1st September 2023

We are looking for a highly ambitious English Teacher who will contribute to the development of an outstanding English Department and to drive forward literacy and love or learning in our expanding school.

The successful candidate will assist in establishing the direction for teaching, learning and assessment in English and literacy, in-line with the whole-school pedagogical strategy of knowledge-based learning, to set the highest expectations and ensure that all students not only achieve excellent outcomes but flourish within an environment of nurture.

Opportunities for departmental and whole school responsibilities will provide excellent experience for a successful candidate who is looking to progress their career at pace either to excel in the leadership of English or towards Senior Leadership in the future. For this reason, we place as much value on ambition and potential as we do on experience.

What the school offers its staff

We take pride in our focus upon developing learning through our curriculum of the:

  • Head: an academic education developing in-depth knowledge of subjects
  • Heart: a character education building resilience, kindness, inclusion and openness
  • Hand: a ‘can do’ education that nurtures creativity and problem solving

Our subject specialists take pride in sharing their passion with our pupils demonstrating their own ‘love of learning’.

King James Academy Royston, is a through school formed from the amalgamation of two middle schools and an upper school in 2019. Since 2020 it has been part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. It is approximately 12 miles from Cambridge and is within easy access of London. The three schools were each recognised as ‘Good’ in all categories by Ofsted in their last inspections prior to the merger.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

Further details about the role

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners. Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

Please visit our website: https://www.kjar.org.uk for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to: HR@diamondlearningtrust.com

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you, to make an appointment please contact Mrs Tracey Sell. t.sell@kjar.org.uk

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post. Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted

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 King James Academy Royston

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 18
School size
1004 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 18
Phone number
01763 242236

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy Royston, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is a charitable multi-academy trust specialising in the Primary sector. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children. The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates two hubs; St Neots and Fenland.

Arranging a visit to King James Academy Royston

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@diamondlearningtrust.com.

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