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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Ensure the education of students is of paramount importance. Maintain a positive commitment to the education process. Forge positive professional relationships with colleagues and parents.

  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students.

  • Promote good progress and outcomes for students in line with college targets, by making full use of data and setting appropriate targets and monitoring progress through effective record keeping.

  • Demonstrate good subject knowledge.

  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons in accordance with the school learning policy.

  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students. Ensure the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support where appropriate.

  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment, in line with the school and department assessment policy.

  • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment in line with the school behaviour policy.

  • Fulfil wider professional responsibilities including active and effective performance management. Engage in self-evaluation strategies to support a continuous strive for improvement, including coaching, work scrutiny and observation etc.

  • Strong commitment to the Christian ethos of the school

    Good relevant honours degree

    Qualified Teacher Status

    Good attendance and reliability

    Professional dress

    Professional commitment

    Good timekeeping

    Willingness to act as form tutor

    Appreciation of the role of the tutor in monitoring pupil progress

    Commitment to the pupils in the tutor group in terms of their personal and social development

    Commitment to working with parents

    High level of personal motivation and drive

    Good organisational skills

    Rigorous approach to classroom management


    Good ICT skills

    An ability to work as part of a team

    Ability to challenge and motivate young people

What the school offers its staff

St Thomas More Catholic Academy is an 11-18 mixed Catholic comprehensive school with 1138 students on roll which has an excellent reputation throughout the area. On 1 November 2013 St Thomas More together with four primary academies formed the All Saints' Catholic Collegiate (MAC).

Commitment to safeguarding

Positions are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All appointments made are also subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and Right to Work in the UK.

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About St Thomas More Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1146 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Mixed Catholic Comprehensive

Arranging a visit to St Thomas More Catholic Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email swalker@stmca.org.uk.

School location

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