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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000-£46,525

Pay scale

M1-UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the capacity to generate energy and enthusiasm for learning
  • Be able to raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students;
  • Be a reflective and resilient practitioner
  • Have a commitment to inclusion;
  • Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department;
  • Have a commitment to the school’s ethos and vision
  • Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff
  • Model professional standards across all areas of work.

What the school offers its staff

At Lodge Park Academy we believe in choice not chance. Through a high-quality education we work to secure the best life opportunities for our students. We want them to be self-confident, respectful and resilient young people who can engage creatively with the world. By developing their academic knowledge and their problem-solving skills, they are enabled to progress to the next phase of education or into the world of work and training, empowering them to take their place in society.

Providing our young people access to quality education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential.

We have a strong sense of purpose and are fervently committed to the achievement of every individual.We aim to provide a high-quality education in a safe, happy, caring and focused environment. We encourage all students to embody our values of confidence, resilience, ambition, courage, respect and aspiration.We are intent on developing a love of learning amongst our students, offering them a broad and balanced curriculum, enhanced by a range of enrichment activities designed to support their personal growth. We encourage all students to take responsibility for their own learning.

We are ambitious for every child, no matter what their background, prior attainment or needs. We are very proud of our community and believe we offer something exciting for those who join us. Underpinned by our values of ambition and aspiration, respect and resilience, courage and gratitude, we are student focused. We have high expectations of our students and staff, and high aspirations for them.

Our schools work as a team and achieve great things through these partnerships. Our subject specialists, our trust-wide intranet, a common curriculum and our online learning resources all help us share knowledge and expertise simplifying work processes allowing staff to focus on high quality teaching.

We value our staff highly and take work/life balance seriously; we realise a happy staff is an effective staff. The leadership of the Academy is determined to create an environment where teachers can carry out their core role of delivering excellent lessons. We have a clear and simple behaviour policy that is easy to administer. If action is needed beyond the basic classroom routines the pastoral and senior teams take the burden away from the teachers, conducting detentions, following up and dealing with parents on your behalf.

In addition to this, teachers are trusted to be professionals and as such we have no unannounced observations, no lesson grading and allocated meeting and INSET day time for joint team planning.

We provide Continuing Professional Development and Support with the aim to bring out the best in you as well as in our students. and we understand the importance of quality CPD. Lodge Park offers a range of development opportunities, with both internal and external providers for staff at different stages in their career. We are responsive to staff needs supporting them with training and development so that they can deliver excellent teaching.

Being part of the David Ross Education Trust enables us to collaborate with a range of staff from across the trust both Primary and Secondary as well as accessing CPD from HMIs and Ofsted trained staff. We are always keen in developing all our staff in which ever career direction they wish to go.

Ours is a warm and compassionate community where students explore and discover their passions working alongside staff who are committed to enriching the lives of their students.

Further details about the role

Do you want to be part of a team who are committed to working together to deliver opportunities for all no matter what background? Do you want to work at a school that has ‘high expectations of what pupils can achieve’ and school where pupils are, ‘polite and respectful and try hard in lessons.’Ofsted November 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Lodge Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1065 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Lodge Park Academy is a mixed secondary school situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire, which was officially opened by Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton in May 2013. We offer a high quality education for students aged 11 to 19.

The aim of the academy, which is a proud member of the David Ross Education Trust, is to work in partnership with parents, industry and the community to deliver a world-class education for our students.

Our values and ethos

Resilience, Respect, Tolerance

We are proud to be leading education providers for the community we serve. Our academy combines the highest standards of teaching with impressive new facilities.

Lodge Park understands that every student needs a strong academic foundation to achieve the highest standards. We also understand that this can be supported by a multitude of co-curricular activities. From sport to music, CCF to technology, there is something for everyone. Our aim is that students develop new interests and life-long passions while at our academy.

We offer an academic curriculum which is supported by an innovative programme of co-curricular activities that support the development of well-rounded and confident individuals. We want every student to be the very best they can be, and a credit to themselves and their community.

Since joining the David Ross Education Trust in 2013, our ability to do this has further strengthened. We are proud that we are able to offer our students unrivalled enrichment and sporting opportunities, building confidence and shaping aspirations in all our young people.

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