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  • Job start date

    31 August 2023

  • Closing date

    19 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,808 - £43,683 per year (MPS / UPS)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We aim to:

  • Provide students with the tools required to communicate in a range of social and cultural settings including the world of employment.
  • Focus on the core skills required to function in society.
  • Build on the skills taught at KS2 including skimming and scanning, reading for meaning, analysing and evaluating.
  • Enable students to articulate their viewpoint on a wide range of issues.
  • Provide creative writing opportunities for students within all topics.
  • Broaden students’ knowledge and understanding of the world in which they live in.
  • Deliver a recursive curriculum, which builds on the skills taught in previous years.

What the school offers its staff

In return you will benefit from:

  • Full support and induction
  • A strong and caring ethos among staff and students
  • ExcellentCPD opportunities
  • Networking opportunities across Diverse Academies
  • Salary sacrifice schemes.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Teachers Pension Scheme

Further details about the role

The Holgate Academy are seeking a Teachers of English with a commitment to academic excellence and helping every learner succeed to teach across Key Stage 3 and 4, and to deliver innovative lessons which engage and challenge students to achieve their full potential.

The English department at Holgate is very strong team compromising of individuals that have a range of different experiences.We have members of the team that have worked in the academy for over twenty years, staff that are currently going through the ECT process and a large number somewhere in between.We work closely with ITT providers to support people in the early years of training too.

We are a team of teachers passionate about providing students with the opportunities to explore texts from a variety of different writers, backgrounds and experiences.Cultural capital is at the heart of our curriculum model.It is designed to support their knowledge and understanding of the world around them as well as encourage healthy and lively debates about topics that matter to them.

Each topic in key stage 3 ensures that students are exposed to religious, social, cultural and historical fiction and non-fiction texts and we offer a range of opportunities to reflect upon the knowledge discovered, debate current affairs and develop a personal response as a result. The curriculum is planned sequentially to build skills and knowledge in preparation for the demands of key stage 4.

Commitment to safeguarding

Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment. Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. To this end any offer of employment will be subject to safer recruitment checks and clearances.
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About The Holgate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1143 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0115 9632104

We are a large secondary academy for students aged 11-16 years based in Hucknall and, together with our partner academies, offer post 16 study at the Hucknall Sixth Form Centre. We support our young people, so they enjoy their time at the academy and play a key part in all that academy life has to offer. We are immensely proud of the successes achieved by our students and we constantly strive to do more and be even better. Our ultimate purpose is very simple – to do everything that we can to ensure that our students leave ready to take their place in an increasingly complicated and competitive world. Outstanding teaching and learning is our priority. Our highly qualified and motivated staff work hard to ensure our students achieve at the highest level, whatever their starting point.

Arranging a visit to The Holgate Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Lbaum@holgate-ac.org.uk.

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