27 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Unknown

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join our effective, committed and supportive Humanities Department.

We are looking to appoint a teacher who will:

  • Be an innovative and enthusiastic teacher with a passion for learning.
  • Be a dedicated professional committed to providing our students with an excellent education.
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning; someone who will bring energy, enthusiasm and new ideas to the classroom and department.
  • Have ambition and the desire to play a significant role in the further development of the English department.
  • Inspire students to understand what excellence means for them on a personal level and support them to achieve that personal excellence in whatever form it takes.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school.
  • The Trusts commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.
  • Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
  • A successful ECT support program.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Courteous and hardworking pupils.
  • Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.

Further details about the role

  • To implement the Aims and Policies of Royal Wootton Bassett Academy and reaffirm them regularly.
  • To support, encourage and challenge all students and reinforce the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy learner profile.
  • To maintain high professional standards of lesson preparation and delivery.
  • To promote punctuality and respect for all in the environment both in the classroom/teaching area and the wider Academy environment.
  • To ensure that students’ achievements are celebrated, recorded and reported within the agreed principles of Royal Wootton Bassett Academy.
  • To encourage students to participate fully across the whole spectrum of their Academy experience.
  • To assist the Leadership Team /Heads of Faculty / Heads of Department /Heads of Year /Lead Practitioners /Tutors and Student Managers in promoting the continuity and quality of the learning experience for every individual student across all Key Stages.
  • To ensure that all lessons are differentiated sufficiently to challenge all levels of intellectual ability.
  • To assess and mark students’ work and give feedback necessary to bring about progress in each student’s learning and understanding.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@ascendlearningtrust.org.uk

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About Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1748 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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