- £25,714 – £41,604 (MPS/UPS)
Teacher of English job summary
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented teacher of English to join our very effective and dedicated team.
To be successful, you will have an outstanding teaching ability and the skills to motivate and engage students.
Over the last four years, English Language and Literature GCSE and A Level results have improved to above the national average; this trajectory is projected to continue. We are housed in a suite of 10 rooms within the main school building where we utilise the latest pedagogical strategies to drive progress. The academy has a strong CPD model to ensure teaching is good or better.
You will become a member of a very strong English Faculty where the teachers are experienced, knowledgeable, friendly and supportive. This is a unique opportunity to work within an English faculty on a knowledge-rich journey in its approach to teaching and learning; where students are hardworking and have a positive ethos. ECTs are invited to apply for this position and will benefit from an excellent ECT programme.
Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust
The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.
Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:
- Delivering a high-quality education
- Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
- Establishing and developing robust governance
- Ensuring financial probity and viability
- Developing a highly efficient Trust infrastructure and central services
- Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust
The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.
We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Discounted gym membership
Closing date: 9.00am on 23 May 2022
Interview date: 25 May 2022
All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.
Pingle Academy and The de Ferrers Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Applying for the job
If you would like to discuss the role or have any other queries, please call 01283 216837 and ask to speak to the HR Team.
To apply, please visit: https://www.deferrerstrust.com/125/current-vacanciesMore on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
About The Pingle Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1366 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
The Pingle Academy is an 11–19 co-educational comprehensive school. We became an academy in May 2017 and joined The de Ferrers Trust. Our oversubscribed academy is the academy of choice in the local area and enjoys an excellent local reputation.
We are proud of our caring and inclusive community, and our values of WORK HARD, BE KIND, CHOOSE WISELY are present in all aspects of academy life.
Our academy is a community where there is a shared responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to work. Staff are dedicated to ensuring that The Pingle Academy is inclusive in all areas, and we are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all our students, whatever their abilities, to ensure that every student’s potential is fulfilled.
In 2019, the academy enjoyed its best ever results, both at GCSE and A Level. In October 2021, OFSTED judged the academy as GOOD in all areas.
Our priority is to help parents/carers prepare their children for adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We aim to provide a broad and stimulating curriculum, set the highest standards of work and behaviour, and encourage students to aspire to these standards with confidence.
We value our staff, ensuring that we look after and care for their wellbeing through professional development, mental health provision and supporting staff with their workload.
Arranging a visit to The Pingle Academy
Prospective applicants are welcome to visit, and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 216837.