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Job Ref No. ECC4299-261S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MSP / USP (Fringe)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 18/03/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 18th & 25th March 2019  

Job Description

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Due to continued growth in pupil numbers, The Ockendon Academy are currently looking for a Teacher of English to start as soon as possible. We welcome applications from both experienced teachers who can fully contribute to help build and develop this department or newly qualified teachers seeking to widen their experience.

We are keen to appoint someone who enjoys inspiring students through their passion for the subject, has excitement and drive for teaching and learning and a strong desire to make a difference to student achievement, fully embracing our motto to 'Enjoy being the best you can be'. In return, the Academy will provide support through mentoring and CPD and there is opportunity of promotion through leadership for those who are looking to advance in their careers.

The ideal candidate will be someone who encourages creative writing and provides insights into literature and the art of reading, who engages students into thinking and criticising what they have read and how their communications skills will develop as a result. Our English department is a dedicated and hard-working team who value the importance of high-quality learning in the classroom and you would support and continue to build on these strong foundations.

You will:

  • Be educated to a first degree level or equivalent and hold QTS.
  • Have experience of teaching the UK curriculum, ideally to Key Stage 5 and have the ability to plan and deliver lessons to ensure excellent learning progression takes place in all areas.
  • Can assess and mark work, monitor pupils' progression and raise attainment levels.
  • Have evidence that they have supported students effectively and possess a capacity to deliver engaging lessons, which inspire and motivate pupils to challenge their own learning.
  • Have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with students, parents and colleagues.

The Principal is happy to meet you for a pre-application visit, please contact Helen Smith the Principal's PA at hsmith@theockendonacademy.com to make arrangements.

To apply, please visit our website www.theockendonacademy.com to download the Job Description, Person Specification and Application form, or alternatively contact Denise Fowler, HR Manager at dfowler@theockendonacademy.com for an application pack.

The Ockendon Academy and Ockendon Studio School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

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It is with great excitement that we welcome you to explore the employment opportunities at The Ockendon Academy. You may have the opportunity to join a community that ‘Enjoys being the best it can be’. For us, being the best is neither a destination nor a moment in time, but it is a journey towards a consistent pattern of behaviour and attitudes that result in constant progress and achievement. The Ockendon Academy is known for its dedication to excellence, but more importantly, to children. We have huge ambition and aspiration for every student and our commitment to their success is combined with exceptional support. Our values are deeply rooted in a belief that all students can succeed. To achieve this, learning, rather than teaching, is at the heart of everything we do. Our staff are experts and focus on how students can be challenged and supported to achieve the very best they can academically and to help them develop the transferable skills needed to build successful futures.
The Ockendon Academy is a place of high expectations. We create a culture and ethos that facilitates success. We aim for excellence and expect our staff, students and their families to do the same. The Ockendon Academy is renowned for being a welcoming, ambitious and creative place to work and learn, where your development and wellbeing matters. If your educational philosophy chimes with ours, we would love to hear from you. If you wish to visit The Ockendon Academy, you are welcome to at any time by prior arrangement.

www.theockendonacademy.com

www.ockendonstudioschool.com

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Helen Smith
Erriff Drive, South Ockendon
Essex, RM15 5AY
Telephone: 01708 851661
Email: hsmith@theockendonacademy.com

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