An inspiring and energetic Teacher of English with a commitment to supporting our students. Prospective candidates will be motivated, hard-working and passionate about their subject.
English as a subject should:
Model and encourage a love of reading, literature and varied writing forms in the face of increasing challenges from digital media; providing access and confidence with a wide selection of literary genres
Develop strong decoding and communication skills, aiming to reduce the impact of social disadvantage, and empower students to harness language for their own benefit and opportunity
Cultivate an understanding, tolerance and appreciation of diverse cultures and varied individual experiences through a widening cultural capita
The Department is a forward thinking, supportive and creative team who are making a difference in improving the outcomes of all our students. As a valued member of a focused Department, we are looking for someone who will demonstrate the willingness and drive to make a significant contribution to the English curriculum, and to the Academy.
Enthusiasm and team working are essential as we place a high value in the role both subject-specific and pedagogical CPD have in enhancing our teacher practice and student outcomes. A timetable that covers KS3, KS4 and KS5 could be available for suitable candidates.
Ability to demonstrate: high level of subject specific skills, knowledge and experience; good organisational skills/high standards; patience, sense of humour and an ability to accept and act on constructive feedback; ability to work on their own initiative and also to be a good team player; excellent and pro-active communication skills; eye for detail and a willingness to improve all aspects of the service we offer; positive attitude to all aspects of the job including enthusiasm, a professional and common sense approach and a dedication to the interests of the school.
Sprowston Community Academy is a growing 11-18 school serving the North-east of Norwich. We are exceptionally proud of our place within the local community and our strong local reputation reflects this. We are an inclusive school and believe passionately that students need to be equipped as good citizens as well as good learners. The successful applicant will work with us to fully promote this ethos whilst also striving for academic excellence.
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