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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Full time: NA

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32407 - £43193

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are currently accepting applications for this maternity cover role teaching Spanish.Teacher of Spanish - Maternity CoverWoolwich RoadBexleyheath, KENT, DA6 7DAUnited KingdomMain Pay Range (Outer London Weighting)AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET BenefitsMaternity Cover, Full TimeECTs welcomeSeptember 2023 - January 31st 2024We are expanding at unprecedented rates; our Year 7 cohort is due to triple in number from September 2023 and our whole school pupil numbers have risen 50% over the past two years.This is an extremely exciting time to join our school and we are now hiring outstanding teachers to be part of our team from September!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 way in which pupils work in school has been "transformed", and that "there is a positive atmosphere in classes and around the school". Inspectors also said that the school "has completely changed" and have confirmed in their report that Bexleyheath Academy is officially a good school.Inspectors commented that the team at the Academy "set students consistently high standards" and that pupils are "polite, friendly and considerate". They said that the students "actively demonstrate the school value 'be big-hearted'." Inspectors also confirmed that "Pupils make strong progress in their subjects, particularly English and Mathematics."Bexleyheath has been on an incredible journey of improvement, from previously being in special measures to our current status as a good school and we have a fantastic team of friendly, happy staff in place who have worked hard to realise that transformation; students who are proud to be learning at the school and parents who firmly support the team here.

What the school offers its staff

As a school of choice within the local community, we are experiencing unprecedented growth in our student numbers. As a result, we are actively seeking passionate and dedicated teachers across all departments who will join our team who work hard to ensure that our students go on to lead remarkable lives. We have students from all walks of life and will give each of them, no matter how difficult their start, access to every walk of life.In terms of the broader school, we recognise that teaching and leading is a demanding career and it is our aim to make sure that staff who have chosen to join the profession are as well supported as they can be. We have a zero tolerance approach to anything that interrupts the learning in a classroom and our central team deals with all behaviour issues, non-completion of homework, phone-calls and detentions to make sure that teachers are as free as possible to do the three things that matter most: mark, plan and teach. You will not be covering colleague's lessons or lunchtime or gate duties and you will have dedicated PPA time each week. At Bexleyheath, we prioritise our staff's mental health and fiercely protect that work / life balance. Due to our approach, we have excellent staff retention rates.We are currently accepting applications for this maternity cover role teaching Spanish. We are looking for passionate teachers who really enjoy teaching. We warmly welcome visits to the school so you can see your relevant department in action and meet staff who you would be potentially working with from September. Our facilities are outstanding across the school so you would have all the tools available to you.Any position in education is inevitably laden with values and ideals and

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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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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