Message from Damian Lee, Head of Academy
This is an exciting time to be joining the Academy. We have built on the success of our Good OFSTED rating last year and have seen great improvements in the quality of teaching and learning throughout all areas of the school. This was confirmed in 2019 by our best ever results with English and Maths securing 76% of their students a grade 4 or above, making us one of the most improved schools in the country.
Over the last 4 years the academy has seen a huge increase in student numbers with number of students on roll more than doubling. Staff numbers have also increased and the academy is proud to boast high staff retention rates. Staff development is a priority with an extensive and hugely successful CPD (Continuing Professional Development) program to further develop our excellent staff.
If you are looking at roles at New Rickstones Academy I would strongly encourage you to arrange a visit to see the academy for yourself.
Staff benefits include:
BHSF Cash Health Plan
Network Benefits (discounts at high street and online retailers)
Pension Scheme (Local Government / Teachers Pensions)
Discounted membership at local leisure centres/gyms
Modern, state of the art building with fantastic facilities
Restaurant (catering by CucinA)
Free tea and coffee
Free car parking
As an Investors in People organisation staff development is a high priority and we offer a flexible professional development programme for both teaching staff and support staff. Development is available for teachers at all stages of their career including teacher training (through School Direct), NQT and RQT annual programmes. An ITT/NQT lead ensures trainees are fully supported and mentored throughout their training year and NQT/RQT years.
We are proud to be part of Academies Enterprise Trust, a national network of over 60 primary, special and secondary academies. We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring.
AET is an approved Apprenticeship Training Provider (through the ESFA), delivering a wide range of apprenticeship programmes. For more information click here.
To find out more about about AET please visit https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/home.