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Pastoral Leader 

Salary Scale K point 28 FTE £36,649 (Actual pro rata £31,751)
Closing date Friday 15th December at 12 noon
Interview date WC 18th December 2023

Pastoral Leader Information Pack 

This is an exciting opportunity for a new role within the school. The Pastoral Leader will be directly responsible to the Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for Personal Development and Behaviour and Attitudes. 

Core Purpose of the Post: 
The role of the Pastoral Leader is to work closely with SLT to oversee students and be responsible for their welfare, attendance, attitude to learning and enjoyment of school. Much of the work is self-generating, and the post holder will be expected to operate within established procedures and guidelines and to prioritise day-to-day work. 

The application deadline is 12 noon on Friday 15th December 2023
Interviews will take place during week beginning 18th December 2023

If you have any questions with regard to this vacancy or wish to visit the school, please contact: 

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Please note that this school is committed to safeguarding, equality of opportunity, and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Second i/c of maths 

MPS/UPS + TLR Subject to experience
Closing Date: Friday 8th December 2023 12 noon
Interviews: Week commencing 11th December 2023

Second i/c of maths Information Pack

The School
Alcester Academy is a highly successful 11-16 school with 647 students currently on roll. Alcester is located between Studley and Stratford-Upon-Avon. The school has an excellent reputation based on examination results, a progressive approach to educational development and a strong sense of community. At our last inspection, Ofsted judged us good with a view to returning very soon in order to re-assess this decision towards an outstanding judgement. The schools’ overall Progress 8 score for 2019 was 0.77, which once again places us as one of the top performing non selective schools in Warwickshire, and in the top 5% nationally. (Last set of formal results before coronavirus). 

In 2022, the Progress 8 score for the school was +0.46 

The school has a new leadership team and we consider that the welfare of staff is of paramount importance. 

English and Maths 4+ = 79% (national 70%)
English and Maths 5+ = 61% (national 50%)
English and Maths 7+= 25% (national 15%)
Total Attainment 8 = 53
Average grade: 5.3
Approximate P8: 0.5 (well above average)
English 4+ = 83%
English 5+ = 68%
English 7+ = 40%
Maths 4+ = 82%
Maths 5+ = 70%
Maths 7+ = 32% 

Further details about the school can be found on our website, including our current curriculum information. Our X feed (@AlcesterAcademy) is another excellent source for a feel of the school. 

The Post 
This is an exciting opportunity for a strong middle leader with a proven track record of exemplary student outcomes. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate experience of effective leadership and ambition towards future management in a Middle Leadership position, and a willingness to contribute to the whole staff team. Flexibility and the ability to innovate are desirable qualities, along with energy and capacity for hard work. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of what effective Teaching & Learning looks like for children of all abilities and be committed to enable all students to access the curriculum in order to fulfil their academic potential. They will be able to engage and enthuse students of all aptitudes. Resilience and drive are desirable qualities in order to ensure that students at Alcester Academy are provided with the very best life opportunities possible.

Teacher of Science (Maternity Cover)

Salary: TMS
Location: Alcester, Warwickshire 
Contract Type: Full Time 
Contract Term: Temporary (maternity cover) 
Required: From February 2024 (start date negotiable)

Teacher of Science Information Pack

A vacancy has arisen to become part of an outstanding science department within a high performing and friendly school. Alcester Academy enjoys a strong reputation locally and nationally as a result of our caring ethos and excellent academic performance. 

The successful applicant will join an ambitious and supportive science team as maternity cover. At Alcester Academy, teachers enjoy the freedom to deploy their individual skills, and talents, whilst conveying a passion for their subject and delivering excellent outcomes. 

The science department is proud of the progress that students make. As a team, we have an established record of excellent results; in 2022 results far exceeded National Averages: P8 for the whole school was +0.46 and science achieved a VA of +0.55. In 2023 86% achieved a minimum of 2 grade 4s in science with 71% achieving at least 2 grade 5s.

Applicants will be considered from all points of experience, including early career teachers. In Key Stage 3, teachers would have sole responsibility for a class and are expected to deliver all content. At Key Stage 4, teachers are given more opportunity to teach within their specialist area. As a small department, flexibility and teamwork is particularly important. An ability to teach physics at Key Stage 4 would be desirable, however not essential. At KS4 both combined and triple science is offered. We currently work with AQA. 

If you feel that Alcester Academy could be for you, please feel free to arrange a conversation or a school tour with our Head of Science, Debbie Marshall or simply complete the application form. 

More details regarding this post and an application pack is available by emailing:

Alcester Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

Teaching Assistant Level 3

Full Time Working term time only (39 weeks including 5 Teacher Training days)
Scale H range 14 - FTE £27,334 starting salary
(Actual pro rata £23,511)
Starting: As soon as possible
Closing date: Friday 19th January 2024 at 12 noon
Interviews: week commencing Monday 22nd January 2024

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Information Pack

Learning Support at Alcester Academy
Working under the supervision of the SENCO and teachers, assist and support teaching and learning, working with individuals or groups, and assist in providing general care, safety and welfare for pupils. 

The Post
This is a full time, term time only post working 39 weeks per year (incl. 5 teacher training days) for an experienced teaching assistant ideally with an NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent). You will be working predominantly with a student with an EHCP but also other students with a variety of SEND needs. We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with experience of working with children with communication and interaction needs, including autism, though this is not essential. 

This is a temporary post for 12 months in the first instance with a view to becoming permanent after this period. 

Alcester Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for appointment to this post.