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Teacher of English

Rushey Mead Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS/UPS

Job summary

Teacher of English
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start Date: January 2021
End Date: end of 2020/2021 academic year
Salary: MPS/UPS

We are seeking to appoint subject experts and enthusiasts to join our successful English department to teach at key stage 3 and 4.
• education is valued by students and families;
• results in English have been significantly above national averages for many years;
• the academy’s progress 8 score significantly above average at +3.5 for two consecutive years and ranked in the top 5% nationally;
• there is a strong academic ethos and high expectations of students;
• the Professional Learning of teachers and development of their subject knowledge is a priority;
• behaviour management systems are centralised and teachers are enabled to flourish.

The academy is well placed to offer a comprehensive support package to NQTs from all routes into teaching, including PGCE, SCITT and Schools Direct. Both new and established teachers will be supported and encouraged to develop their practice by engaging in the numerous opportunities to collaborate share ideas with colleagues within our Professional Learning programme.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

If you are interested in this post, please read the Applicant pack for instructions on how to apply.

Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:

• Applicant Pack
• Job Description
• Application and Recruitment Process document

Closing date: Sunday 25th October 2020
Proposed interview date: Thursday 29th October 2020

Rushey Mead Academy is committed to:
• safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
• equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, prevention of discrimination in its many forms


Applying for the job

If you are interested in this post, please read the Applicant pack for instructions on how to apply.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1789 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Rushey Mead Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email rmrecruitment@rushey-tmet.uk

About Rushey Mead Academy

The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's convertor academy.

TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.

Rushey Mead Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, diverse and happy school with a long history of success. We have been rated by Ofsted as outstanding since 2007 and became one of the first Teaching Schools in 2011.

School location

Melton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 7AN

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