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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

M1- UPS3, £28,000 – £43,685 FTE salary per annum

Pay scale

M1- UPS3, £28,000 – £43,685 FTE salary per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

For an experienced or newly qualified English enthusiast. You must be deeply passionate about language and literature to join this high performing team. Unsworth Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, co-educational and non- selective Bury high school. The school is on an incredibly exciting journey of school improvement and when lasted inspected in November 2019 was judged to be Good in all areas. We are now currently halfway through our three year “Good to Outstanding” journey. One highlight of the journey has been digitalisation. All our students and staff have a school iPad that they utilise in and out of lessons. The Academy Principal, Senior Leadership Team, Academy Councillors and staff are unreservedly committed to securing outstanding in all areas of school life and the best possible outcomes and life chances for all our learners. The successful candidate will complete our English department of 8 colleagues. Leadership of the department is very strong. Our structure includes a Head of Department, a Second in Department and a Lead Practitioner, who collaborate very effectively to drive provision forwards. Our English curriculum is well sequenced and is complimented regularly by enhancement activities such as theatre visits and writing workshops.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teacher of English join our Team. The successful candidate will be • Enthusiastic, passionate, creative, flexible and innovative with the drive and determination to successfully contribute to whole school improvement • A dedicated team player who develops excellent relationships with learners and colleagues • A professional who communicates clear expectations, leads by example and promotes at all times positive behaviour for learning • Willing to fully support and at all times uphold the policies and positive ethos of the school • Willing to participate in personal continued professional development

What the school offers its staff

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment: • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays) • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health • Cycle to work scheme • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust. Unsworth Academy is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.

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About Unsworth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
910 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Unsworth Academy our mission is to work together to inspire and challenge our learners to achieve excellence. This mission is summed up in our new motto: Inspire, Challenge, Excel Our Vision: Outstanding in everything we do. This is our end goal. This is what we are striving to achieve in everything we do. Our values: Respect, Pride, Ambition These are our core principles and standards. These are what we consider to be most important to us as a school - to have respect, pride and ambition, for ourselves, our school and others. Our partnership will secure the very best outcomes for your child. Our partnership will ensure that they achieve their full potential and leave us in Year 11 with the confidence and qualifications to enable them to lead very successful, fulfilling and productive lives.

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