Teacher of Media with English or Computing

Northampton International Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subjects Media Studies, English Language, Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary M1-UPS3

Job summary

Northampton International Academy is part of the East Midlands Academy Trust, it is an all through school, 4–19, and opened in September 2016. In July 2019, the academy achieved an Ofsted rating of Good.
It is a fantastic time to join NIA as it has its first Year 12 intake, as well as further groups in the primary phase and by 2021 the school will have over 2000 pupils. This will make NIA one of the largest free schools in the country
NIA is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to teach Media throughout KS3, KS4 and possibly KS5, subject to aptitude.
We are looking for a creative, well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher with experience of and interest in developing teaching and learning across a range of subjects. We would in particular welcome applications from anyone with strengths in Media as there may be opportunities for KS5 teaching in this areas.
This would be an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to develop their skills in the Media area of the curriculum.
You will be joining a very successful and supportive team and Media is a very popular subject at GCSE.
The school serves a highly diverse community and our students are aspirational, resilient and above all, happy.
The school expects a high level of professional excellence from its teachers, excellence within the classroom is sustained through collegial challenge and collegial support, with the sharing of practice expected of all.

Essential educational requirements
We are looking for a skillful teacher who can demonstrate:
•Excellent communication skills across all levels
•Resourceful and innovative
•Proactive strategies for raising attainment
Essential qualifications
Qualified Teacher Status. NQT's welcome to apply
Essential skills and experience
Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues, knowing how and when to draw on advice and specialist support
Take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues .
Communicate effectively with parents with regard to students
Our teachers are an integral part of our dedicated team who are working hard to attain high standards across the academy
By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.
These include:
• Continuous professional development and training opportunities
• Dedicated support from our school improvement team
• Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
• A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
• A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
• Childcare vouchers scheme
• A corporate eye care plan

To view all of our current vacancies please visit www.nia.emat.uk where you can also download an application form. For more information about these positions please contact Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281 or email recruitment@emat.uk
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase All Through
School size 785 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Northampton International Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@emat.uk

About Northampton International Academy

NIA is one of the UK’s fastest growing schools. From September, we will have EYFS to year 3, years 7 through to 10 and our first year 12 intake. By 2021, we will have over 2,200 pupils, making us one of the largest free schools in the UK.

School location

Barrack Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1AA