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Woodfield Academy - -363 days remaining
Closing Date 31/05/2019
Studley Road, , Redditch, Worcestershire B98 7HH
M1-3 depending on experience
NOR: 600
Phase_of_EducationEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 9Maximum Age 12

Dates: Apply by 31st May 2019, Job start September 2019

Salary: MPS 1-3, depending on experience (applications from NQTs welcome)

Location: Woodfield Academy, Redditch

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: 1-year fixed term

Woodfield Academy is a very successful and popular 5-form entry middle school with up to 600 pupils on roll, aged 9-13 years. We are a happy, vibrant learning community, with high aspirations for the children in our care and the staff team that supports them. We have strong links to the community and other schools.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, ambitious and highly motivated Teacher of English for September 2019. The post holder will predominantly teach Key Stage 3 classes. This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking team, who are dedicated to supporting children in reaching their potential. You will have the opportunity to grow professionally, develop teaching and wider professional skills and make a huge contribution to the ever-growing success and reputation of our academy. Candidates of all levels of experience are encouraged to apply and we encourage pre-application visits.

We are looking for a practitioner who can demonstrate:

  • Evidence of ‘Good+’ teaching and a passion for raising achievement, attainment and aspirations
  • Creative energy in planning, teaching and a dynamic presence in the classroom
  • An understanding of barriers to literacy and a range of strategies to overcome these
  • A flexible approach to engaging learners of differing levels of ability
  • Commitment to collaborative working, peer support and reflective practice
  • Approachability and a sense of humour, alongside a professional demeanour
  • A wider contribution to learning and to school life beyond the classroom
  • The desire and ability to further their practice and professional development

In return, we can offer:

  • A motivated, hard-working and supportive team
  • Friendly pupils with a thirst for knowledge and a passion for learning
  • A well-resourced department and impressive on-site facilities
  • A strong commitment to your ongoing professional development
  • A staff healthcare package

Closing date: noon, Friday 31st May 2019
Interviews: w/c 3rd June 2019


Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. CVs and open references are not acceptable. The successful candidate must meet the person specification in full in order to be offered the post. Woodfield is committed to inclusive practices and equal opportunities and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and criminal background check via the disclosure procedures.

Woodfield Academy is committed to the protection, safety and welfare of its pupils and staff and we aim for the highest standards in safeguarding procedures. We expect all staff and volunteers to share and promote this commitment.

For further details of the post, to request an application pack, or to arrange an informal discussion or visit to the school, please contact Ms S Little, PA to the Headteacher on 01527 527081 or recruitment@woodfield.worcs.sch.uk