Teacher of English
Contract Type: Full time
Contract Term: Permanent
Start Date: 1st September 2022
Budmouth Academy is a Secondary school near the wonderful coastline in Weymouth. We follow the ‘schools within schools’ structure and we have the only Sixth Form in the Weymouth and Portland area, meaning that we have the privilege of taking children from aged 11 right through to 18, and our excellent provision ensures that they are ready for the adult world. Budmouth also has a Student Support Centre and a Learning Support Centre, which are key parts of the school, where we provide extra support to students with a number of things including mental health and well-being. We work hard to establish a caring, supportive culture, underpinned by development opportunities for staff at all stages of their careers. Our Senior Leadership Team support the staff on this journey and lead on ensuring that career development is achieved by a wide range of professional development opportunities.
We are looking to recruit a highly passionate English teacher, who shares our commitment to academic excellence and promotes a love of their subject. We require a practitioner who is highly motivated to help every child succeed and has an unrelenting drive to improve the life chances of our children here in Weymouth. The successful applicant will be joining an already creative and incredibly welcoming department, who share this same drive and purpose for their students.
What we offer:
- A diverse and broad curriculum across every key stage and one which you can help adapt and craft.
- A culture of collaboration on projects and planning, to allow you to feel instantly part of a vibrant team and to ensure you maintain a healthy work-life balance.
- A centralised behaviour policy to help support you and to allow you to focus on delivering high quality lessons.
- The opportunity of teaching our highly engaged sixth form students in A level Literature, Language and Film Studies.
- The opportunity to progress your career with a highly successful and supportive tailored ECT/CPD programme.
This post would suit both an ECT at the beginning of their teaching journey or an established teacher ready to take on new opportunities.
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the position
How to apply
Please click the ‘fast apply’ button and complete the application form
Closing date – 31st January 2022 at midday
Interview date – TBC
For further information regarding this position, please contact Mrs Lucy England, Subject Coordinator
Budmouth Academy Weymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.
Budmouth Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.