Class Teacher - Badock's Wood E-ACT Academy
At Badock's Wood E-ACT Academy we know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.
We’re searching for a teacher who will inspire our pupils in our Lower KS2 classrooms by delivering innovative curricula and by giving them the confidence to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy. The position we are offering is permanent and full time (32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday), and we require the candidate to commence employment as soon as possible.
There is a real buzz about Badock's Wood E-ACT Academy and the rate at which our pupils progress, but don’t just take our word for it and come and see us for yourself! We always encourage candidates to get in touch with questions and requests for academy visits so you can see how fantastic our academy really is, please contact the main school reception to arrange a visit. For a full description of the role, please refer to the job description and job specification.
Our Academy - Badock's Wood E-ACT Academy
At Badock’s Wood we want every child to achieve. We ensure quality first teaching, use a rigorous system of tracking the progress of all pupils and intervening when pupils need additional support in order to close any attainment gaps. With a rich and diverse curriculum and a range of extra-curricular opportunities, we aim to foster the interests and talents of all our pupils.
As an academy, we strongly believe that a varied curriculum is the best way to engage and motivate all of our pupils. We do this by making links across the curriculum, creating wow opportunities and using expertise from the local community.
We want all of our pupils to develop a lifelong love of learning. We believe this is created through experiences, challenge, a desire to always get better and a journey to independence. We believe that the success of all our pupils comes from a shared vision from all members of the academy and the wider community and we aim to make links whenever we can to create a culture for learning and opportunities to thrive and grow.
A great place to live and work
Twice named the best city in Britain to live in by The Sunday Times, Bristol is also home to five E-ACT academies. The city has its own unmistakable identity, and has a thriving current and historical arts scene, not to mention some of the country’s strongest green credentials.
Come join our team
Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:
- Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
- Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
- Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
- A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.
Part of the E-ACT family
We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England.
Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.
We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve. In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.
How to apply
The closing date for applications is Sunday 6th February 2022 at 18:00 and interviews are to be confirmed.
Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form via our recruitment platform Faced.
E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.
E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
All E-ACT academies, the Ambassadors and Headteachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, and undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.