Teacher of English

Washington Academy, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS

Teacher of English job summary

Are you an inspirational teacher? So much so that there’s “talk of Oxbridge” amongst your students? Does your teaching make “all that glistens” gold? Do children in your classroom travel “the road not taken” to a place of creativity and excitement? If so, you could be the teacher we want to appoint in our English department.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject and determined to impart knowledge, skills and understanding to all our young people, whilst exciting and engaging them in their learning.
Candidates will have the drive and motivation to continually improve the department, whilst understanding the importance of developing a positive culture.

We are looking for:
• An inclusive individual, with high expectations of their students, who is committed to maximising rates of progress and has innovative curriculum ideas to support all pupils
• Someone with a sense of humour, who understands the importance of developing a positive culture in our organisation.

If you feel you share our values, have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team, committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential, then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues.

To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at kim.weller@consilium-at.com

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

The closing date for applications is Monday 23rd May 12pm.

Interviews will take place on Friday 27th May.

Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English.

Please note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.

Applying for the job

To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at kim.weller@consilium-at.com

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

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Supporting documents

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About Washington Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
633 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Washington Academy offers excellent learning experiences to all its students through a very diverse curriculum which caters for the needs of all. The academy opened new state of the art buildings in 2009 and endeavours to ensure all our young people enjoy their lessons in an inspiring learning environment.

Students, parents, staff and governors are proud of recent achievements here and, as well as helping students achieve the results they need to follow chosen career paths, has a huge and varied programme of activities and extra-curricular opportunities on offer.

Washington Academy is fully committed to each individual in our academy, recognising their uniqueness and individual potential. We have high expectations of all students in terms of behaviour and commitment to learning and of our parents in working with us as partners to support individual progress.

Our very strong links with partner primary schools ensures smooth transition from primary to secondary school, allowing a strategic approach to raising aspirations and generating further success.

Washington Academy is a place where all members of its community feel welcome, safe and experience a sense of belonging. We believe that only where this exists can learning and personal development progress successfully. Washington Academy is seeking to develop the whole person.

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