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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32407 - £48055

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for passionate teachers who really enjoy teaching, and we can be flexible on subject specialism for the right people.Teacher of Media StudiesWoolwich RoadBexleyheath, KENT, DA6 7DAUnited KingdomMain Pay Range - Upper Pay Range (Outer London Weighting)AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET BenefitsSalary negotiable dependent upon experiencePermanent, Full TimeECTs welcomeSeptember 2023Bexleyheath Academy is growing at unprecedented rates. The number of first-choice preferences for Year 7 has increased by 112% in the last three years, and the Academy has grown by over 30% in all other year groups. Bexleyheath Academy is the comprehensive school of choice in the London Borough of Bexley.As a school of choice within the local community, we seek talented, passionate and dedicated teachers across all departments who will join our team to ensure that our students lead remarkable lives.Bexleyheath Academy is a non-selective comprehensive situated in the heartland of Kent grammar schools. When inspectors visited Bexleyheath Academy in July 2021, they said that the Academy had "transformed" and that "there is a positive atmosphere in classes and around the school". Inspectors also noted that the school "has completely changed" and have confirmed in their report that Bexleyheath Academy is officially a 'Good' school in all areas. Inspectors commented that pupils are "polite, friendly and considerate" and "actively demonstrate the school value 'be big-hearted'."

What the school offers its staff

Bexleyheath has been on an incredible journey of improvement, from Special Measures, 'Inadequate' in all areas, to our current status as a 'Good' school. We have a fantastic team of friendly, happy staff who have worked hard to realise that transformation.In terms of the broader school, we recognise that teaching and leading is a demanding career, and we aim to ensure that staff who have chosen to join the profession are supported as they can be. We have a zero-tolerance approach to anything that interrupts learning. Our central team deals with all behaviour issues, non-completion of homework, phone calls and detentions to ensure that teachers are as free as possible to do the three things that matter most: Plan, Teach & Assess. Teachers at Bexleyheath Academy are not asked to participate in break and lunch duties. Teachers at Bexleyheath Academy are rarely asked to cover colleagues' lessons and are all given a flexible working period. At Bexleyheath, we prioritise our staff's well-being and fiercely protect that work/life balance. Due to our approach, we have excellent staff retention rates.We are looking for passionate teachers who really enjoy teaching, and we can be flexible on subject specialism for the right people. We are accepting expressions of interest from Teachers of Science, Maths, English, Drama, ICT, Business Studies, Design Technology, Art, Media and Music. We warmly welcome visits to the school so you can see your relevant department in action and meet staff with whom you could potentially work from September. Our facilities are excellent across the school, so you would have all the tools available to provide an excellent education, in every lesson, every day.

Further details about the role

ny position in education is inevitably laden with values and ideals, and we are a school built on shared ownership of these. We wish to give our students the very best start that we can in life and, through hard work and determination, we hope that these values and ideals start to take shape as something recognisable in the futures that we help build.Should you wish to find out more about what we do or would like to talk to the Principal, Rubeka Luthfa, directly, then please feel free to do so usingClosing date: Monday June 19th 2023Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and expressions of interest will be considered upon receipt.We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty. Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Academies Enterprise Trust

Multi-academy trust

AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary and special academies. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network of schools which span nearly every region in the country. This is a hugely exciting time to be joining the organisation, and as we pivot from being in turnaround mode to becoming a high performance organisation on the pathway to sustainable excellence. This will see us building our in-house education improvement capacity and expertise, making sure that our schools have all the support they need to deliver an excellent education for every child, every day. Our people are our single greatest resource and we want to make sure we are creating the optimum environment and conditions so that everyone in AET can do their very best work. We will only deliver on our promise of excellence for all of our children if we attract, develop and retain the very best talent in the country and surround them with exceptional development throughout their careers. We want people on our team who are excited by scale and the prospect of having a deep and lasting impact on the lives of tens of thousands of children. We also want people who are intellectually rigorous, stay curious, and generous enough to be committed to the messy challenge of collaboration. AET has an exciting future ahead and by joining us on this journey, you will have an unparalleled opportunity to make a lasting and meaningful impact on the children and young people in our schools.

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