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          Teacher of English

          Teacher of English with responsibility for improving standards in KS3

          Required from September 2019


          MPS/UPS (+ TLR2a £2,667 for suitable candidate)

          Closing date: 9am Monday 11 February 2019

          This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join one of the most successful schools in the city.  This role offers a career development opportunity for an experienced teacher to take departmental responsibility for improving standards in KS3.  

          To succeed in the role you will have:

          • An excellent track record of classroom teaching, with experience of teaching across KS3, KS4 and KS5.
          • A comprehensive knowledge of the curriculum
          • The ability to inspire high achievement in young people from all backgrounds
          • Exceptional personal organisation and time management skills
          • A clear commitment to improving your own and others’ performance through effective continuous professional development
          • An innovative individual who can create and share dynamic resources across the department  

          Woodkirk Academy is a high performing, successful, well established, fully comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 maintained Academy.  We have a proud record in academic, intellectual, social and sporting, musical, dramatic and community developments. Our latest Ofsted report noted a ‘passion and commitment to continuous improvement’ and that ‘leadership at all levels is focused on the progress of pupils.’  

          Woodkirk enjoys an excellent reputation as an employer and our ethos and working practices are well regarded. We take pride in looking after staff and supporting everyone in their roles in order to deliver excellent education to our students.  

          Applicants are welcome to visit the Academy prior to application. Please contact Marisa Jacques, HR Assistant at recruitment@woodkirkacademy.com to arrange a convenient time and date.  

          Application packs can be downloaded here or obtained from the school by telephone on 0113 8873600 or by email recruitment@woodkirkacademy.com

          Job Description

          Person Specification

          Department Information

          Letter from the Principal

          Lesson Details

          Application Form

          Interviews for the role will be held on Thursday 14 February and candidates can view selection day information on our website.    

          All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.   We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.