Teacher of English

Academy: 
Ormiston Denes Academy
Location: 
Lowestoft
Salary/salary scale: 
MPS/UPR
Closing date: 
22nd May 2017, 9:00 am
Interview date(s): 
Thursday and Friday 25th and 26th May 2017
Start date: 
September 2017

Ormiston Denes Academy is a thriving and ambitious Academy under new leadership. We are seeking to appoint a passionate teacher of English, to inspire the next generation of our students and join a highly committed team of professionals determined to develop the teaching of English, so that students of all abilities enjoy their learning and are motivated to succeed.

Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. http://www.ormistonacademiestrust.co.uk/

You will be joining a well-resourced department with a range of experienced to first year teachers. This includes two Seconds in Department, a Head of English and a supportive SLT, keen to see the subject lead the Academy. Our aim is for every student to make outstanding progress in English. This is through receiving engaging teaching that focuses on engendering a love of learning. If you are looking to work in an Academy which expects nothing but the best for its students, places a high value on the professional development of its staff, and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this rewarding position, then we wish to hear from you.

We are looking for a teacher who:

• has a passion for English and a special gift of communicating that passion
• is dynamic, innovative, self-motivating and able to inspire others
• has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range
• has the highest expectations for the attainment of all young people
• enjoys working as part of a team to ensure the success of the department and the Academy
• is driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success
In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:

• a thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence
• a supportive, welcoming community of professionals
• extensive development and collaboration opportunities, throughout the Ormiston network
• lower than average class sizes to allow maximum personalisation for students
• higher than guided non-contact time, to allow for collaboration and quality student feedback

This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the lives of young people in East Anglia. If you are interested in being at the leading edge of education, believe that all young people can achieve high standards and are prepared to work tirelessly to ensure their success, we want to hear from you.

Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply: 

For further details, an informal discussion with the Head of English, or to make arrangements to visit the Academy, please contact Dawn Carver, hr@ormistondenes.co.uk. Tel: (01502) 574474. Application packs are available for download at www.ormistondenes.co.uk/recruitment.

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