Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Coventry

Description

Teacher of English / Media Studies


West Coventry Academy is a highly successful school with a distinctive character and ethos. Our dedicated and talented staff are committed to ensuring that we make a difference, in any way that we can, to both our young people and our community. We are passionate about providing opportunities for all our students to achieve and our motto of ‘Enjoy, Achieve, Aspire’ encapsulates our school where every individual is encouraged to be the best they can be. We are proud of the extracurricular provision that we are able to offer, and we work hard to give our students plenty of opportunities to develop their confidence and creativity, both in and out of lessons.


High quality relationships are at the heart of everything that we do at West Coventry Academy. We want our young people to be happy, confident, curious, and resilient learners. We know that this can only happen if relationships, built on trust and mutual respect, are central to all aspects of our work. We believe that when young people feel safe and secure, everything is possible, and we promise to do our utmost to make sure that we unlock the potential in everyone so that every student achieves their potential and leaves school well prepared for the next stage in their development.


We are looking to appoint, for September 2020, an enthusiastic and inspirational qualified secondary school Teacher of English and Media, to join our thriving and successful English Department. The post would suit a newly qualified or experienced teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standard and raising aspirations and achievements of our students


You will be required to teach across the ability range in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. Experience of teaching Key Stage 5 could be an advantage, but is not essential.


In return, we can offer you:


• A positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors


• A collaborative and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity


• Comprehensive CPD Programme


• A Senior Leadership team who is committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff and students


• Teachers Pension


Exceptional candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing date.


Hours: Full-time - Permanent


Salary: NQT/TMS/UPS


Closing date: 9.00am Friday 24th January 2020


If you would like to join our team then please apply online - http://www.westcoventryacademy.org/vacancies.aspx without delay and we will immediately assess your application and call you to interview if we believe your skills and experience meet our needs. We look forward to hearing from you.


If you would like more information about opportunities at West Coventry Academy please contact the HR department on 02476 426235.


All applications are returnable to: wcaapplications@westcoventryacademy.org (only electronic applications will be considered.)


This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


The school is committed to safeguarding the promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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