Teacher of English (Ref- 01197) Humberston Academy, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire

Job description

To maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to your work.

To plan lessons/activities/tutorials and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs

To use a range of appropriate strategies and follow Academy policies for teaching/tutoring, behaviour management and classroom management

To do all that you can to ensure that you safeguard and promote the welfare of students in the Academy

To set well-grounded consistent expectations for students in your teaching and tutorial groups using information about prior attainment

To assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching (and tutorial groups) and give them clear and constructive feedback

To do all you can to ensure that, as a result of your teaching (and tutoring), your students achieve well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as or better than similar students nationally and in the Academy

To take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your teaching (and tutoring) and your students’ learning

To make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of your year group, and your curriculum team and of the Academy.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Teaching KS3/KS4
Teaching students of all abilities
Knowledge of National Strategy
Working to the expected standards for students at each Key Stage
Defining how the subject can contribute to students’ spiritual, cultural, moral, emotional, social and citizenship development
Build successful relationships with Students, Staff and Parents/Carers

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS (£24,373-£40,490)
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme


About Humberston Academy

At Humberston Academy we are proud to be a leading education provider in our local community. We seek to broaden the horizons of each and every one of our students, helping them to achieve at the highest level both academically and within their talents outside the classroom, upholding our vision of Excellence for All. We understand that every student needs a strong academic foundation in order to achieve their full potential. At our Academy we combine an innovative curriculum with a strong house structure, which ensures that students receive all the support and guidance they need to succeed. At Humberston the values of respect and good behaviour are instilled from the outset and high attendance is a priority. Ensuring that students leave the Academy as young people that the whole community can be proud of, is a crucial part of our educational offer. Over the last few years Humberston Academy has continued to strengthen and develop but we do not rest on our previous successes. We are proud of the significant investment that has been made in our buildings and environment and the impact that this is having on our students. The Academy, a member of the David Ross Education Trust, became the first in North East Lincolnshire to be designated “outstanding” under Ofsted’s stricter guidelines. Our focus is on first class teaching and recruiting outstanding practitioners. Quality teachers are the people who inspire our students to great things. Another year of excellent results 2018. A total of 84% of students at Humberston Academy achieved 4 to 9 in GCSE Maths this summer. In English, the figure was 88%. 82% of students achieved above grade 4 in the combine Maths and English measure. These results once again confirms our place among the top-performing schools in the area. We are an outstanding Academy and proud of our exceptionally high standards. But it is not all about academic achievement. We are a growing oversubscribed, hard-working Academy, with a positive, business-like and purposeful atmosphere where students can develop and broaden their horizons.

Address
Humberston Avenue, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN36 4TF
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Humberston Academy website (opens in a new window)