English Teacher

Star Academies
Blackburn, UK
15 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to join a team that provides outstanding leadership, strategic direction and support to some of the best schools in the country? Do you want to play your part in delivering outstanding learning and teaching to young people in disadvantaged communities? If so, joining the Star team might just be the best career move you ever make.

About Star Central

Star Central, which is based at our head office in Blackburn, Lancashire, provides leadership, strategic direction and support to Star Academies, Star Institute and our schools.

The Star Central team includes experts from a range of professional backgrounds, who work together to provide an outstanding support service to the Star community. We support our schools to provide educational and operational excellence and to cultivate a strong Star community, with the aim of nurturing today's young people and inspiring tomorrow's leaders.

Who we're looking for

Do you want to join the leading MAT in the country at a very exciting time in our development and expansion of new schools? Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver inspirational teaching to young people in disadvantaged communities? If so, becoming a Star teacher might just be the best career move you ever make.

We are looking for exceptional English teachers to work in our East Lancashire schools to support their journey to sustained excellence. We want to hear from ambitious, talented teachers who will be deployed flexibly linked to where they can make the most impact.

We are looking for mission aligned ambitious individuals with proven experience in the following role: -
  • Teacher of English - MPS / UPS

You will have:
  • A degree qualification (2ii or above) or relevant qualification
  • Be able to demonstrate your impact on progress of your learners
  • Be an 'Outstanding' and highly committed teacher who is passionate about their subject and our learners
  • Be organised, energetic and dedicated to making a difference to your learners and the school
  • A strong commitment to our STAR values.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 20 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you'll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person's future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level.

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Find out more

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact Lisa Crausby by calling 0330 313 9800.

Key Dates

Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 at midnight

Interview Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Proposed Start Date: As soon as possible/January 2020

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

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