Teacher of English
MPS/UPS £28,000 - £43,685 pay award pending
We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.
Leasowes are recruiting for a Teacher of English maternity cover. We wish to appoint a well-qualified Teacher to teach across the ability and age range. We are looking for a talented professional with very good subject knowledge and a clear understanding of creative and effective teaching and learning. We have wonderful children, supportive parents and a commitment to developing all learners in a dynamic environment where innovation is encouraged.
Leasowes High School is an ambitious, hard-working and successful school where traditional values of fairness, discipline and respect underpin a culture of aspiration and high achievement for all. We aim to help each and every student to understand and reach their potential by offering an impressive range of opportunities and approaches to learning, supported by a caring and committed pastoral team dedicated to the health and welfare of each individual.
Leasowes High School maintained its rating of “Good” in all categories by Ofsted in 2019 and is oversubscribed for the fifth consecutive year.
Leasowes has an excellent reputation for staff development and the Trust dimension gives real opportunities for teachers to share ideas and learn. We welcome applications from well-organised and inspirational teachers who are driven by the desire to offer elite educational experiences to all students. You should have high expectations of students, and self, displaying energy and enthusiasm in and out of the classroom and contribute to the school’s overall success.
Please submit your completed application via the online form.
Applications are welcomed from newly qualified as well as more experienced professionals who possess the necessary drive and commitment to work with our students to contribute to the continued improvement of the School.
Visits to the school are encouraged.
Please contact Lisa Thomas or call 01384 686646 to arrange a visit.
Closing Date: Tuesday 5th December 2023, 12 noon
Interview date to be confirmed.
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as a part of our recruitment process we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed onto the recruitment manager and discussed during interview.
We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2023 – KCSIE 2023
This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.
It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:
Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.
As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment and selection process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.