5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    August 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


English, Media studies

Working pattern

Part time: 3 days a week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for



Appropriate Degree

Qualified Teacher Status


Experience of working with young people in the 11 to 19-age range


Evidence of clear ideas about the delivery of the Media & English curriculum to all abilities

Enthusiasm for the subject areas

Clear understanding of programming fundamentals

Understanding of the importance of the inter-relationship between all areas of the curriculum in a secondary school

Willingness to deliver the Academy’s PSHE programme

Evidence of the production of learning resources


Understanding of good classroom management techniques

Ability to be part of a Faculty team and a Pastoral team

Parents and the community

Understanding the importance of the partnership between parents and Countesthorpe Academy

Personal qualities

Willingness to participate in CPD to enhance subject knowledge and pedagogy

Ability to develop good relationships

Good communication skills

High level of commitment to the Academy

Ability to work in a team, follow instructions and be self-organising

Record of good attendance



Evidence of a range of supportive professional development

Evidence of post-qualification development


Experience of teaching in a comprehensive school


Good working knowledge of a range of Media & English programmes.

Ability to contribute to extra-curricular activities

Understanding of current curriculum issues with particular reference to the teaching of Media/English


Evidence of effective classroom management strategies

Evidence of being an effective member of a team

Parents and the community

Evidence of involvement with Community groups and/or Parents

Personal qualities

Evidence of good working relations with a range of people

Evidence of a willingness to work hard

Be able to demonstrate that she/he can work as part of a team and be able to meet deadlines and achieve targets

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A chance to join a dynamic Multi Academy Trust
  • A committed and dedicated team of qualified teachers
  • A passion for learning by all members of our community
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes for the students in our schools and across the Trust
  • Strong support for your further professional development, including visiting other schools

We require you to:

  • Be passionate about student’s learning and development
  • Be a great team player with a positive outlook
  • Have high expectations of students learning and behaviour
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner with a strong record of achievement and success

In addition, we offer:

  • Training & development opportunities
  • On-site parking
  • On-site catering facilities
  • Staff wellbeing and flexible working
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers
  • Located in Leicestershire our schools have excellent transport links and road networks

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)
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.

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 hr@clcc.college

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About Countesthorpe Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1232 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Email address
Phone number
0116 2771555

Countesthorpe Academy is a popular and expanding 11-19 school, within the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust, which is increasingly the school of choice for parents in the area.
We have high expectations of all our staff, which makes our faculty an exciting and progressive environment in which to work. The team is forward thinking and extremely supportive of each other,working collaboratively to secure high standards of teaching and learning. We are passionate in our
goal of ensuring that our students get every opportunity to be the best they can possibly be.

Arranging a visit to Countesthorpe Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@clcc.college.

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