Lodge Park Academy: Corby
About the role
As a Subject Leader, you will have responsibility for supporting the overall academic attainment of a subject area within their Department through either leading on one sub-section or age range. You will also play a vital role in contributing to the culture, ethos and strategic direction of the whole Academy.
You will provide professional leadership within the subject area through strategic direction, securing high quality teaching and learning, effective use of resources and improved standards of achievement and leadership of those teachers and associate staff working within your area.
Salary & Benefits
• DAP1 to DEP9 (£22,467 to £38,250) and TLR1.4 (£12,769)
• Access to Teachers/Local Government Pension Scheme.
Lodge Park Academy is situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire. We offer a high quality education to male and female students aged from 11 to 19, and wide ranging adult learning courses for school leavers and the general public. Working in partnership with students, parents, industry and the community, our staff seek to enable and empower all students to set and review their own targets for growth and to reach them with maturity and success.
Who we are looking for
• The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3 and 4
• Ability to teach Key Stage 5 desirable but not essential
• A very good classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
• Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s
• Able to show evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
• A proven track record of measurable impact as an individual teacher and at department level
• Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
• Contribute to whole academy initiatives
• Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
• Able to create a team ethos
• Able to motivate and encourage problem solving
• Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
Lodge Park Academy joined the Trust in January 2013.
Click to apply by 21st March 2018.
Lodge Park Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.