Published
May 15, 2024
Location
Category
Job Type
Short Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen at The St Leonards Academy and we would like to appoint a Teacher of English to teach Key Stage 3 and 4. 
Salary
Teachers Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
May 27, 2024

Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The St Leonards Academy and we would like to appoint a Teacher of English to teach Key Stage 3 and 4.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, presence and authority who can deliver consistently good or better lessons with a good understanding of the English curriculum, as well as a team member who will collaborate with colleagues to ensure the progress of students.

The St Leonards Academy

Here at The St Leonards Academy, we have a clear vision of what creates successful learners. And we know how to implement it. Our students are enthusiastic about learning because we make sure we supply excellent teaching and exceptional pastoral care.

As well as focussing on academic achievement we are equally committed to the improvement of our students' character through the promotion of our five virtues of kindness, respect, honesty, resilience and self-discipline.

They have opportunities galore to develop these virtues through our personal development curriculum and our enrichment programme that offers everything from rock-climbing to formal debating. Above all, they take pride in themselves, their school, and their learning.

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits.

These include:

  • Automatic annual pay increments.
  • High-quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression.
  • A strong commitment to your health & well-being including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day one, and Employee Assistance programme.
  • Generous public sector pension scheme.
  • Discounts on retail & travel.
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme.
  • Charity Giving.

As the largest Multi-Academies Trust in Sussex, we are a close-knit family of schools committed to achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, and nurturing potential. Sponsored by the esteemed University of Brighton, we provide high-quality learning experiences for our pupils.

Our success is a result of the dedication and expertise of our staff and central teams, creating vibrant places of learning that ignite curiosity and foster a lifelong love of education. Together, we aim to inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best.

At the heart of everything we do are our pupils. We believe that learning should be exciting, engaging, and fun – an adventure where curiosity is celebrated, and creativity is encouraged. We strive to create an environment where each child feels inspired and supported, enabling them to discover their unique talents and interests. 

Find out more

For further information about this opportunity please download the attached job description and personal specification, and view our candidate pack.

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Gail Sidders, Academy Administration Manager on g.sidders@thestleonardsacademy.org.uk

Closing date: 27 May 2024.

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020 and 2023. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Further information is available here: Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

We welcome applications from all members of the community. 

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff and volunteer recruitment practices. If you would like any support or assistant at any stage of the recruitment process please let us know, by contacting us by email to recruitment@brightonacademiestrust.org.uk or by telephone to Emma Richings 01424 905 306.

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