Literacy for Life Teacher

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
14 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Easter start, paternity cover, no planning, short term, up to 4 weeks, KS3 only, central Birmingham school.

Hays Education are currently working on behalf of a Birmingham secondary school based in the city centre to recruit for a Literacy for Life teacher. This role is offered as full time across KS3 only, starting after Easter 2019. It is for a short-term period to cover a period of paternity leave.

Your new school
A mainstream, non-selective comprehensive school who prides themselves on providing a great education to students from all backgrounds. This school is centred on the values of collaboration, opportunity, respect and excellence and their ethos is focused on "students first" in everything. They follow a broad and balanced curriculum, which is designed to inspire and motivate their students to achieve. They now also have an established Sixth Form.

Students at this school are supported to grow into academic, articulate, respectful and confident individuals. They are equipped with the skills to succeed in a competitive and expanding employment environment. Students are involved in all aspects of school life, especially leadership roles. They encourage students to take risks and build the resilience they need to undertake new challenges. This school is a real part of the community in the city centre and relationships are key to their success. Importantly, every member of the team matters. Relationships between staff, students, parents and their local community are all vital to the culture of their school. It is these relationships that make the school a safe and secure environment for students to learn, both in and beyond the classroom.

Their students get tremendous opportunities to be involved in residential activities and field trips. The school work closely with local businesses so that their students gain an insight into the working world and the expectations that this brings. They are particularly proud of the partnerships they have with two local organisations with a national and global profile: their links with Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Birmingham City Football Club provide an extra dimension to the experience of their students.

Your new role
This role is offered as a full time, temporary teaching post. In your new secondary teaching job you will be expected to develop and deliver the Key Stage 3 competency based curriculum model. You will work alongside other members of staff within the KS3 Literacy for Life department to offer support and create schemes of work to deliver together with confidence and enthusiasm. You will need to be experienced teaching across KS3 and be familiar with the current curriculum changes. Strong behaviour management skills are a must for this school. You will be led by an inspirational new Headteacher who truly wishes to make a difference to the pupil's lives.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in your application you will have completed your studies and hold QTS. You will be an experienced secondary Literacy for Life teacher that is passionate about student progress and is committed to helping pupils to achieve their academic potential. The ideal candidate would have been in a long term or permanent teaching role and will be able to supply Hays with outstanding references from the previous employer.

What you'll need to do now
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