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Robert Barclay Academy

Full/Part Time — NQT/MPS plus London Fringe allowance

Other Scholars’ Education Trust benefits are also available

Required from:  September 2019 

Robert Barclay Academy is looking for an enthusiastic Teacher of English to join our increasingly successful team. The successful candidate will be ambitious and creative, an effective teacher and have the ambition to develop their leadership skills further within a supportive and well-resourced department. This is an outstanding opportunity for a newly qualified or more experienced teacher as you will have the opportunity to shape the future success of this forward thinking department in which progress and achievement have always been a strength of the school.

Robert Barclay Academy is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive with approximately 600 students, including 100 in the Sixth Form.  Staff are committed to providing a stimulating curriculum for all students as well as a large number of extra-curricular activities.  Robert Barclay Academy, as part of the Scholars’ Education Trust, offers an excellent support and professional development programme for all staff. The English department enjoys a dedicated, well-resourced teaching area and the support of a full-time Teaching Assistant (see application pack for more details).

Robert Barclay Academy is part of Scholars’ Education Trust which aims to ensure that the skills and experience of staff at all academies are maximised to enable the students in our care receive the best education possible.  We ensure that expertise in teaching and learning is shared across the entire trust and support systems are centralised to enable the academies to achieve maximum efficiency from all resources. Although Robert Barclay Academy retains its own identity, the central “DNA” of the Trust is shared across the organisations so that whether you are in Dunstable, Harpenden, St Albans or Hoddesdon you will know you are a part of the Scholars’ Education Trust, and that the values and priorities of everyone you meet will be the same to ensure our students achieve more than they ever believed possible. 

Early applications and visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Central HR on hr@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk or on 01727 734424 for more information or to arrange a visit. Full details can be found on the Trust website at www.scholarseducationtrust.co.uk. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 17 June 2019 9am

Interview date: To be confirmed as soon as possible thereafter

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Contact details

Louisa Castro-Gavino , Admin Assistant
Cock Lane Hoddeson
Hertfordshire EN11 8JY

Telephone: 01992 410800
Email: L.castro@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk
Website: www.robertbarclayacademy.co.uk