Teacher of English
Dates: Apply by 3pm on Monday 23rd October
Salary: M1 – UPS3
+ Potential Social Action TLR opportunity
Start date: January 2024
Full-time or Part-time
Horizon Academy is a successful 11-16 secondary academy (part of the Ormiston
Academy Trust) with £23 million facilities which are second-to-none. Judged by
OFSTED to be a ‘GOOD’ school in March 2018.
Due to our
growing reputation and excellent results, we have rapid growth in student
numbers. We, therefore, require an outstanding and dynamic teacher to join our
flourishing English department.
We continually strive to improve and be the best that we can be, and we encourage our staff to do the same, giving them access to frequent and exciting development opportunities. In addition to the role outlined below, for the right candidate, there is an opportunity to take on a Social Action TLR.
The person we are looking for should:
• Be an
inspirational, creative and outstanding teacher who can motivate young
• Be a
hardworking, imaginative thinker and have excellent organisational and time
• Be able to
work effectively as part of a team.
• Is able to
go the ‘extra mile’.
• This is a
Principal is determined that the school should provide the best possible
education for pupils. He sets high expectations for staff and pupils. He is working relentlessly to establish a
culture of high aspirations and achievement for all.
• The Vice
Principal, senior leaders and middle leaders support the Principal’s vision and
initiatives effectively. As a result, there is a strong sense of purpose and
direction across the school.
• The intake
of pupils has grown considerably since the school opened in its current
building; the expansion has been managed well.
continue to develop the breadth of the curriculum to ensure that it offers a
wide range of learning opportunities for pupils. Provision for pupils’
spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is effective.
• The school
provides a safe environment for pupils. The vast majority of pupils behave well
and enjoy their school life.
• The school
has implemented a comprehensive programme of professional development for
staff. As a result, teachers are better equipped to deliver courses that
match the new requirements of GCSE qualifications.
induction programmes for new staff have helped to sustain the overall good
quality of teaching at the school.
• The quality
of teaching, learning and assessment is good. This is because teachers have
good subject knowledge and the relationships between teachers and pupils are
plan their lessons with care and in most cases, ensure that learning activities
clear evidence that the school’s increased focus on developing teaching
practice through intensive training is having a positive impact on the quality
of the experience that pupils have in lessons.
As a result,
in most subjects, a high proportion of pupils enjoy the learning activities
they have to do and use their lesson time productively.
We can offer
• An open, inclusive and supportive working environment
• A culture which supports work-life balance
CPD provision and access to development and progression opportunities
and enthusiastic students
creative and supportive staff team
• Use of the
academy fitness suite
Visits to the
school are warmly welcomed – please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you
would like to arrange a visit.
date for applications is Monday 23rd October..
The successful applicant will be subject to
satisfactory references and satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and
Barring Service. We are an equal
opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children.
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