Lead Practitioner English

The Forest High School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

SGS Academy Trust and SGS Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and effective English teacher with a good track record of raising standards through great teaching of students and support for colleagues.

Salary Range: £42,198 to £46,572 per annum

 (Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September

Contract Type: Permanent and Full time

Hours: 37 hours per week

SGS Forest High School is situated in Cinderford, Forest of Dean.  SGS Forest High School has engaged with some of the best learning providers in the county to establish a rich, extensive curriculum and to support classroom teaching. We at SGS Forest High School aim to inspire students to become confident, ethical and compelling individuals with the aspiration and qualities to shape a better future for all.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor SGS Forest High School as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

For more information, please visit https://academytrust.sgscol.ac.uk/

SGS Academy Trust and SGS Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and effective English teacher with a good track record of raising standards through great teaching of students and support for colleagues.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Accountability for the quality of education in English at KS3 and KS4, namely curriculum intent, implementation and impact.
  • Leadership and management of the English department, including its teaching staff, budget and resources.
  • Supporting the improvement of teaching throughout the school, including as an instructional coach and CPD facilitator.
  • Build positive relationships with all members of the school, local and Trust communities, showing positive attitudes to them.
  • Keep up to date with developments in education, and have a good knowledge of education systems locally, nationally and globally.
  • Seek training and continuing professional development to meet own needs and in accordance with Trust and school priorities.

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Accredited professional training or qualifications, including PGCE or equivalent.
  • Significant experience as a Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Excellent quality of spoken and written communication.
  • Experience of improving attendance in a year group/house or whole school.

Why choose The Forest High School?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS/Teachers Pension scheme, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on apply.

Closing Date:   Monday 23rd May 2022                     

Expected Interview Date: Tuesday 24th May 2022

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.

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Date Posted: 18/05/2022

Deadline for applications: 23/05/2022

Location: Forest High School, Cinderford.

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