Professional Skills and Experience
- Possess a good degree and QTS.
- Be an excellent teacher with the ability to
inspire students to become effective, self directed learners.
- Have the skills and experience necessary to
achieve outstanding examination results.
- Possess a thorough understanding of the
requirements and opportunities of the secondary curriculum.
- Have experience of teaching a range of year
groups including examination classes.
- Show evidence of having developed the learning
capacity of students.
- Be able to support and role model on delivery
of school ethos and policies.
- Show evidence of continued professional
- Relevant experience of working in
comprehensive and multicultural environments.
how to use, statistical information to evaluate the
effectiveness of their teaching & to monitor the progress of those that they
- Willing to act upon advice and feedback & being open to mentoring and coaching.
- Receptive and constructively critical of whole school innovation which will
lead to benefits and improvements in teaching and learning.
- Demonstrate the ability to set up and operate
effective self-evaluation systems.
a commitment to extra-curricular activities and be able to follow procedural
and safeguarding guidelines to ensure these run smoothly.
- Committed to maintaining a distinctive and
inclusive Christian vision in the Academy.
- Able to relate to all students in a positive
and constructive way and inspire them to achieve more than they think possible.
- Have qualities which earn the trust and respect
of students, staff, parents and governors.
- Demonstrate the inspiration to motivate and the
ability to build on the strengths and expertise of each staff member.
- Possess integrity, optimism, credibility,
resilience, calmness and a sense of proportion.
- Have the ability to relate positively to
parents and engage them successfully in the life of the
- Able to build constructive working
relationships with local schools and colleges, employers and the local
Our staff body of 96 teaching staff and
65 student services colleagues is inclusive and representative of the community
in which we serve. All staff, whatever their role, are equally valued and the
contribution of student services colleagues to the life and success of the
Academy is celebrated. Our restaurant, centrally situated, is the heart and hub
of our community. This provides a bright, clean, communal space where staff and
students can socialise, meet and eat. Over the years, the restaurant has become
the foundation for strong relationships across departments and staff groups
ensuring that all staff benefit from friendship and support beyond their
immediate teams. We have consistently recruited a talented and committed staff
who share the ambition of creating a uniquely successful school.
At Wren you will be given time to plan
and evaluate your lessons. You will be
part of a learning dialogue with colleagues for which time is set aside. Most importantly of all, you will be working
with young people who are talented and enthusiastic about their learning. We believe that observing other teachers at
work and having them observe you is a professional entitlement.
Other benefits of teaching at Wren:
- An exceptionally talented and mutually supportive
- Talented, courteous and ambitious students
- Excellent professional development opportunities
including support for programmes of further study and planned career
development. This includes the opportunity to study for NPQs.
- Timetabled professional development time during the
- Planning and evaluation time during the school day
- A pleasant and attractive working environment
- Free refreshments and a daily lunchtime allowance
- ‘Wren Allowance’ in recognition of delivering
enrichment activities and contributing to the wider life of the Academy.
- A lower student contact ratio than the norm
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