We are recruiting for Beauchamp City Sixth Form to build a team of founding professionals to be part of opening the new Sixth Form in August 2020. We are looking for outstanding subject specialists with a commitment to academic and holistic development to launch our exceptional provision to students based in Leicester and Leicestershire. Like us, you will be driven to provide our students with an excellent traditional academic education that gives them access to the most prestigious universities and higher/degree level apprenticeships.
Thank you for your interest in helping to shape our future.
Beauchamp City Sixth Form is a brand new Sixth Form based in Leicester City Centre, providing a high quality traditional academic A Level curriculum to 1100 students.
As part of The Lionheart Trust we are committed to ensuring that any young person from any background has an equal chance to be successful in whatever they choose to do.
We will retain 25% of places for students from disadvantaged backgrounds and we will offer an enhanced bursary to support students who are eligible for pupil premium in year 11.
Our school building is currently being refurbished to provide state-of-the-art facilities for our students to include dedicated independent study spaces, departmental work rooms to facilitate development of subject specialism and bespoke teaching spaces for Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Computer Science.
We will provide expert support from our team of form tutors and students will have access to an extensive extra-curricular offer.
Beauchamp City Sixth Form is less than a five minute walk from Leicester Train Station and so is ideally situated with excellent links to public transport.
TEACHING AT BEAUCHAMP CITY SIXTH FORM
Beauchamp City Sixth Form will deliver an inspiring and challenging curriculum centred on the traditional academic core A Levels. As a team of academic professionals, we place high importance on the use of research in developing practice. We are a community immersed in subject specialism, committed to investing in the development of subject knowledge and pedagogy.
In accordance with the work of Professor Michael Young, we will work with our students to develop ‘Powerful Knowledge’ where we focus systematically on teaching that will enable young people to build specialist knowledge through their chosen curriculum. This will ensure that our students are provided with access to limitless future prospects.
We will provide students with expert pastoral care and nurturing whilst preparing them to thrive in their chosen path to success. There will be a focus on developing individuals academically and holistically so that they are
prepared to continue their academic progress at one of the most prestigious universities, or through a higher level or degree apprenticeship.
As part of this journey we will make use of partnerships with local businesses, local and national universities, and apprenticeship providers so that our students can experience meaningful work related learning.
We are keen to engage all students in a broad extra-curricular offer and are interested to hear how you might contribute to this.
For the role of Team Leader of Maths, the Principal Designate is looking for a passionate and experienced subject specialist teacher who is ready to step a leadership role. The ideal teacher will be able to demonstrate innovative classroom practice and have the ability to lead and inspire those around them. A teacher who has some departmental responsibility experience would be ideal or an experienced classroom teacher looking for the next challenge.
This position will build the foundations of a highly motivated and passionate group of staff whose aim will be to push boundaries within the classroom in order to provide limitless opportunities for our students and the community.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4 detailing why you wish to join The City Sixth Form Team and how you meet the person specification.
All contact details and instructions can be found in the 'Apply Now' section.
Please see Recruitment Pack attached for full Job Description and Person Specification.
Closing date: 09:00 on 3rd February 2020
Beauchamp City Sixth Form 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.