Teacher of English Our Lady & St. Bede Catholic Academy, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland

Job description

Our Lady & St Bede Catholic Academy and the Directors of Carmel Education Trust wish to appoint an excellent English teacher to join Our Lady & St Bede. The role may appeal to candidates seeking their first teaching post or, equally, to recently qualified or more experienced teachers, looking to develop in a school which is totally committed to English.

The successful candidate will have:
• An excellent track record as a classroom teacher.
• A passion for providing the best possible holistic education for all pupils.
• The vision, energy and creativity to contribute to the department in the next phase in its development.
• A teacher with a strong commitment to understanding and promoting the school’s Catholic ethos.

We can offer:
• A Catholic school that has a clear mission and strong tradition dating back to before 1850.
• A vibrant, well run, ambitious and caring school.
• A school where staff enjoy coming to work and are able to maintain a work-life balance.
• A professional climate where all staff are valued, listened to and who are able to fully use our gifts and talents.
• An excellent behaviour climate where staff can teach free from disruption.
• Most importantly, fantastic pupils who are hardworking, display great humility and appreciate the effort of adults who work on their behalf.
• A school which is part of the Carmel Education Trust: a group of secondary & primary schools, all working together as one to provide exceptional levels of expertise and support.
• A rapidly expanding school
• A £5m building expansion programme.
• An Ofsted (January 18) and Diocesan (November 17) rated ‘Outstanding’ School in every area.

School Visit
We are passionate about our school and want to fill it with staff who share the same passion, values and drive. You would be warmly welcomed to our school at any time, to see and feel what Our Lady & St Bede is like on a typical day and to ask any questions you may have on an informal basis. Please contact the Headteacher’s P.A.: Mrs Johanna Smurthwaite: smurthwaitej@ourladyandstbede.org.uk

For an application form, please e-mail Mrs Johanna Smurthwaite: recruitment@ourladyandstbede.org.uk or Tel: 01642 704970. Closing date: Friday 28th February 2020, 9:00am

Please complete the CES application form and explain in 500 words why you believe you have the skills, expertise and experience to fulfill this role.

Essential educational requirements

• Ability to teach across the full ability and age range

Essential qualifications

• A degree in an appropriate discipline
• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Ability to teach high quality lessons to all ages and abilities- lessons that challenge and ensure the progress of all learners
• Excellent skills in classroom management
• High standard of preparation and marking
• Highly developed organisational skills.
• Ability to contribute positively to a team, and willing to take responsibility and demonstrate good leadership
• Highly developed oral and written communication skills
• A willingness to partake and share good practice
• Commitment to role of Form Tutor and providing an excellent holistic education for students
• Ability to form productive relationships with young people


About Our Lady & St. Bede Catholic Academy

Address
Bishopton Road West, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, TS19 0QH
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Our Lady & St. Bede Catholic Academy website (opens in a new window)