English Lead Teacher & Coach
Newton Abbot College
Required from September 2023.
MPS / UPS + TLR 2b (£4,785)
full-time permanent vacancy
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced English teacher who is an excellent classroom practitioner, deeply committed to improving student outcomes and passionate about teaching and learning to join our English Department. Working with the English Team Leader as well as with the college Teaching & Learning team, your areas of responsibility will include:
• Developing the English curriculum across KS3-5 to ensure it is challenging, aspirational and knowledge-rich
• Coaching staff within the department to develop their classroom practice
• Creating resources that inspire, engage and challenge students across all three key stages
• Working with the Teaching and Learning team to improve the quality of education across the college
If you think you can make a difference to our students; have a positive impact at a whole college level; and relish the idea of joining our successful, supportive and highly motivated staff team then we want to hear from you.
Please see the job description and person specification for further details regarding this post.
Newton Abbot College is an over-subscribed secondary school with a growing Sixth Form that is situated in the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. Our mission is to support, challenge and inspire every individual to be better than they ever dreamt they could be. To achieve this staff and students share the same set of values and drivers that underpin an ethos of traditional values and incredibly high expectations and a culture of high-quality teaching supported by exceptional pastoral care. Staff wellbeing and professional development are always a priority and we work hard to look after our staff and provide them with opportunities to develop their practice and, if they wish, further their careers. There is a very strong sense of community and team at Newton Abbot College; everybody looks out for one another and everybody is proud of their role; as together we grow our college from strength to strength.
The Ivy Education Trust works closely with all schools within the Trust and beyond. The Ivy Education Trust celebrates the diversity of each of its schools and is founded upon the alignment of vision and values that we all commonly hold to secure the best outcomes for our pupils.
The Ivy Education Trust is committed to providing a broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum in all its schools so all children and young people develop the character and qualifications needed to open doors to their future success. A strong focus on developing and providing inspirational teaching and leadership in all schools, through school-to-school improvement, ensures outstanding progress and educational enjoyment for all members of the partnership’s community.
The unique character of each school is celebrated and nurtured to ensure choice and variety in educational provision. The Trust is determined that all children should be able to attend a good or better school regardless of where they live.
Our mission is to improve life chances for every child and young person we serve, through broadening their opportunities and enabling them to reach their full potential. We support and all members of our learning community to dream big, aim high, and achieve more than they ever thought was possible. If you share these visions and aspirations, then we very much welcome your application for this post.
If you have any questions about the role, then please see attached info pack for further details.
Application forms and further information are available from our website.
Completed application forms should be submitted before the closing date stated below.
Closing date for applications is Monday 27th March, 9am. Interviews will be arranged once applications have been shortlisted.
Newton Abbot College 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. If successful, you will undergo Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service and employment checks.