Richard Rose Central Academy is based in the heart of the beautiful border city of Carlisle on the edge of the Lake District. We provide high quality education to 11–18-year-olds from across the city.
The high expectations we place on our students and staff, supported by one of the best learning environments in the county, has had a significant impact. As we continue our journey of school improvement, we will accept nothing but the very best from the Central Academy community and make no apologies for the demands we place on our students in terms of behavior and commitment. Our nurturing and supportive culture ensures the best possible outcomes for all students at all levels. At Central Academy we challenge everyone, every day, to be the best they can be in everything they do.
It is an exciting time to be a member of staff at Central Academy. If you would like to come and visit the school, please get in touch.
Are you ambitious for all our young people and their life chances? Would you like to benefit from superb professional development opportunities and to work in one of the best equipped schools in the county? If so, then we would be very interested in hearing from you and supporting you in a relocation to the Lake District.
We are seeking to recruit a professional and talented Teacher of Science to lead on Key Stage 3 for the department. This would be on a permanent basis starting as soon as possible.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a successful, and rapidly developing academy. We are driven by a forward-thinking philosophy and a vibrant, positive culture. In a friendly and welcoming school, with supportive colleagues, you'll be able to make a real impact on our academy, and on the lives of children across the country.
There is an open culture in the school where teachers discuss their planning and share resources to meet the needs of pupils more precisely- Ofsted 2017.
We want you to be part of our professional, supportive and friendly team. We have been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted which shows that we are an ambitious and rapidly improving Academy. It also gives us some further insight into how we can continue to work towards becoming an Outstanding school. The full report from the most recent inspection can be found on our website.
We are an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working practices, part time or a job share if they will benefit you and the students of the Academy.
You're an inspirational practitioner, knowledgeable regarding the curriculum, and an exemplary pedagogy practitioner. Pro-active, flexible and enthusiastic, you bring the innovation and commitment to teach Science across both KS3 and KS4. Keeping your subject exciting, relevant and enjoyable, you'll create an ambitious, innovative and motivating classroom. You'll inspire and challenge your students so that they develop into highly effective, independent learners and achieve their individual potential. You are also keen to develop the department with respect to Key Stage 3.
Being part of United Learning, one of the leading school groups in the country, we offer unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you achieve your ambitions. United Learning has teamed up with Perkbox to offer you over 250 exclusive benefits, all through their easy-to-access platform and mobile app. Featuring a huge range of perks from discounted cinema tickets and holidays, to money off meals out at restaurants and savings on food, gym memberships, technology and clothes shopping. They also offer salary sacrifice schemes such as gym membership and Cycle to Work – which offer tax and NI savings on new bikes and fitness.
Every employee in United Learning will receive:
- An exceptional salary, above the maintained sector - up to 5% for NQTs;
- At least 8 INSET days per year in all our academies, with 3 dedicated to planning;
- Continuing Professional Development options - Tailored to your needs;
- The opportunity to save money across hundreds of major retailers;
- Competitive maternity, paternity and adoption benefits;
- The scope for flexible working.
United Learning and the Academy are equally ambitious as we strive to bring out ‘The best in everyone’.
If you would like to have an informal discussion or tour of the Academy, please contact Linda Farish, Principal’s PA, on 01228 822060 or at Linda.Farish@rrca.org.uk
United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
The Academy reserves the right to interview and/or make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found so therefore early applications are encouraged.
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