Teacher of English

The CE Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire


Job details

Subjects English Language, English Literature
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £28,413 to £44,849

Job summary

We are looking for a special person with great enthusiasm, energy and vigour to join us at the CE Academy. There is a requirement to be able to travel throughout the county, transporting children where necessary and this requirement may be at short notice.

Our English team is a supportive, nurturing and talented department of people who are dedicated to the success of the team and our young people. The pupil age profile is Key Stage 3/4 and covers a wide ability range.

This is an opportunity for a career with a challenge for a teacher who is prepared for the hard work and dedication needed to improve the futures of our students.

We specialise in the teaching of pupils many of whom present challenging behaviours and have been permanently excluded or are at risk of exclusion from their schools.

Essential educational requirements

Teaching qualification or other relevant qualifications or experience (at least 1 year successful experience working with disaffected young people in an education environment).

Essential qualifications

Evidence of successful and recent class/group teaching responsibility to GCSE or equivalent vocational level.
Successful management of difficult disruptive pupils.
Effective classroom teaching, management and organisation, especially of difficult/ disruptive pupils.
Effective team and independent working.

Essential skills and experience

Ability to prepare and deliver appropriate curriculum using a range of teaching styles and methodologies.
Good interpersonal/communication skills.
Able to use variety of strategies and approaches, including behavioural and interactive.
Relevant curriculum knowledge to match CE needs.
Belief in the intrinsic worth/value of all pupils, their parents and colleagues.
Belief in high standards.
Clear commitment to the CE Academy ethos.
Ability to work under pressure.
Sense of humour and proportion.

Employee benefits

Full-time (term time only – 39 weeks/year)
Salary: TPS + SEN Max

We are a multi-sited, countywide provision and staff are offered extensive induction and further training.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 161 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The CE Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@ce-academy.org

About The CE Academy

The CE Academy provides alternative education for young people who are permanently excluded from school, dual registered and for school age mothers.

We respond to the educational needs of pupils who would otherwise be attending mainstream/special schools.

We have positive expectations of the behaviour and performance of every pupil and foster an atmosphere of mutual respect between pupils and staff.

Pupils have personalised learning plans, academic expectations are high and related to pupils’ abilities. Pupils take appropriate external examinations.

School location

Cromwell Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 3EX