English teacher

Date Posted:18 Dec 2019
  1. Secondary Teacher
  1. Long-term

English teacher

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Tradewind are working alongside an aspirational, high-achieving "Good" rated academy in the heart of Luton and surrounding community. They are seeking a English teacher to start asap for a minimum of a one-year contract.

Our client school hold their core value close to everything they do and are looking for a teacher to join their existing team of 11 teachers in their dynamic team. Offering links to a number of local universities including Cambridge this teacher training school welcomes applications from NQT's and experienced teachers alike. Sixth form numbers in the school are over 400 and maths continues to proves popular subject within the school. Attainment and results are consistently above average. Ofsted stated
"Pupils are pleasant, polite and respectful" and praised their enjoyment of school highlighted in positive attendance and inclusion in a number of various enrichment clubs and programmes.

The school are seeking a teacher who is:
*Committed to student progress and continually improving outcomes.
*Enthusiastic, dedicated and able to form a rapport with students in both English and extracurricular activities.
*Creative, engaging and continually developing their teaching practice throughout the department.
*Able to use comparative data to set targets and benchmarks for improvements.
*Committed to safeguarding and able to uphold the school's high standard of care for their pupils.
*A degree in English and the ability to teach to KS4 is beneficial.

This role will entail teaching English at KS3 and 4, as well as contributing to the school's popular literacy extracurricular provisions.

The school is located in rural Bedfordshire and easily commutable from Hertfordshire, Cambridge and Bedford. With onsite parking and a 15-minute bus ride form the local station.
With a superb SLT team, good facilities and pupils that enjoy learning this is a school that makes a lot of our supply staff's 'favourite' list- the school offers a modern on-site fitness suite for all staff and regular staff socials. They offer excellent support for staff and regular opportunities for professional development, allowing staff to upskill and develop their practice for a long, happy career here.

The School celebrate pupils' success through the 5Rs. Resilient pupils are able to draw from prior learning and use this to challenge their ability to navigate the demands of a new curriculum. They take Responsibility for their progress, ensuring they are aware of their starting and potential endpoints. Pupils are Rational about the demands of making progress and plan effectively to meet course requirements that help to inform choices about their future. Pupils will need to be Reflective about their practice and Resourceful about their outcomes when responding to feedback.

In order to support pupils achieving the 5Rs School staff plan and prepare lessons that encourage and support independence. They consistently monitor and track pupils' progress in line with curriculum expectations supporting them in becoming lifelong learners. Our passion for learning means we bring our subject to life beyond the classroom. We provide pupils with innovative intervention programmes that enrich their knowledge and serve to broaden horizons.

Every child matters, We ensure that our additional learning programmes provide pupils with the support to achieve in line with their peers. Sometimes families experience difficulties and we work with pupils alongside parent/carers, as well as, outside agencies to ensure pupils are kept on track to achieve great outcomes.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this role you will need:
-A can do attitude and passion for working with young people.
-Previous experience of working within a school as a English Teacher, Specialist, Instructor or Cover supervisor. Applications are especially welcome from NQT's available for September 2019 or sooner.
-Good communication skills.

You will need to provide
-A current DBS check - we can provide one for you and even repay you for the expense (t&c's apply)
-A complete work history spanning 10 years where applicable
-Most recent References from child related roles
Please contact me on 01727 236255 / danny.webb@twrecruitment.com

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
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