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Westbourne Academy is part of the family of Academy Transformation Trust academies.

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Full details of any current vacancies including the complete advert, job description, person specification and application form can be found below.  Or, call the academy on 01473 466131 and speak to Mr Joe Stollery, HR Administrator to discuss the role further. 

Applications should be returned to HRAdmin@westbourne.attrust.org.uk

Westbourne Academy became part of the Academy Transformation Trust in 2013 and currently has over 1,000 students on roll. For 2019/20, we are oversubscribed in Year 7 and this is predicted to continue. Westbourne Academy is one of the most improved academies in Suffolk.

Why choose Westbourne Academy?

  • High behaviour and learning expectations supported by clear systems; teachers can teach and students can learn
  • Weekly CPD for all staff scheduled to minimise teacher workload
  • Exceptionally visible and supportive senior leadership team
  • New staff are well supported by subject mentors and benefit from a training programme that is bespoke to the needs of individuals
  • A four House Vertical Tutoring system complemented by a strong and proactive pastoral team

The right candidate will be totally aligned to our values of being safe, thoughtful, accountable and respectful as well as being completely committed to our mission:

To be an inclusive academy that allows all students to achieve no matter what their starting points.

Vacancy - Exam Invigilator

Salary: £8.18 per hour (plus additional holiday pay)

Contract Type: Zero hour casual contract

Location: Ipswich

Start Date: November 2019 

Closing Date: Friday 11 October 2019

Interview Date: Thursday 17 October 2019

Job Advert - Exam Invigilator

Person Specification - Exam Invigilator

Application Form - Exam Invigilator

Vacancy - Assistant Team Leader in Maths

The maths team consists of nine members of staff who are based along one corridor supporting one another to consistently deliver strong results. Each full time staff member has their own classroom with a SMART whiteboard and access to student laptops. Staff are supported with detailed schemes of work and assessment materials together with access to MathsWatch, PiXL and the Pearson online suite of lesson resources.

Since the introduction of Progress 8 the maths team have always achieved positive Progress 8 scores. This year, 2018-2019, the team achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.57 with 25% of all grades 9-7, 73% 9-4 and 100% 9-1. The team support students in extracurricular activities including the UK Maths Challenge, external competitions and coach more able Year 9 students to teach students after school who are struggling in the subject.

Salary: TLR2B

Contract Type: Permanent (Full Time)

Location: Ipswich

Start Date: January 2020

Closing Date: Monday 14 October 2019

Interview Date: w/c 14 October 2019

Job Advert - Assistant TL Maths

Person Specification - Assistant TL Maths

Job Description - Assistant TL

Application Form - Teacher

Vacancy - Lead Practitioner of English

The English team consists of nine members of specialist staff who are based along two corridors, supporting one another to consistently deliver strong results. Each full time staff member has their own classroom with a projector and access to student laptops. Staff are supported with detailed schemes of work and assessment materials. There is access to a well stocked Learning Resource Centre in terms of fiction and non fiction. There is an academy wide drive to improve reading and literacy.

Since the introduction of Progress 8, the English team have improved their outcomes significantly. This year, 2018-2019, the team were close to  achieving a positive Progress 8 score.  

Salary: LP scale 5-9

Contract Type: Permanent (Full Time)

Location: Ipswich

Start Date: January 2020

Closing Date: Monday 14 October 2019

Interview Date: w/c 14 October 2019

Job Advert - LP of English

Person Specification - LP of English

Job Description - LP of English

Application Form - Teaching Staff

Vacancy - Team Leader of Science

The Science team consists of nine members of specialist staff who are based predominantly in one block, supporting one another to consistently deliver strong results. Each full time staff member has their own classroom with a projector and access to student laptops. Staff are supported with detailed schemes of work and assessment materials together with access to Doddle.

Since the introduction of Progress 8 the science team have improved their outcomes significantly. This year, 2018-2019, the team achieved a positive Progress 8 score for the first time. There is now a firm foundation to secure stronger knowledge in the future.

Salary: TLR1B

Contract Type: Permanent (Full Time)

Location: Ipswich

Start Date: January 2020

Closing Date: Monday 14 October 2019

Interview Date: w/c 14 October 2019

Job Advert - TL of Science

Person Specification - TL of Science

Job Description - TL of Science

Application Form - Teaching Staff

Vacancy - MFL Teacher

The MFL team consists of four members of specialist staff who are based along one corridor, supporting one another to consistently deliver strong results. Each full time staff member has their own classroom with a projector and access to student laptops. Staff are supported with detailed schemes of work and assessment materials together with access to Viva. Spanish is the main language, with Latin taught in Key Stage Three. We are keen to reintroduce French.

Teaching and learning has improved significantly over the past few years. Progress 8 performance has fluctuated over the past few years and there is a strong desire to make it more positive.

Salary: MPS-UPS (salary negotiable depending on experience)

Contract Type: Permanent (0.6 to Full Time considered)

Start Date: January 2020

Closing Date: Monday 14 October 2019

Interview Date: w/c 14 October 2019 

Job Advert - MFL Teacher

Person Specification - MFL Teacher

Job Description - MFL Teacher

Application Form - Teaching Staff

Vacancy - Cleaner

Salary: £9.00 - £9.55 per hour (£4345.37 - £4611.14 pa)

Contract Type: Permanent  (10hrs per week 6am-8am)

Contract Term: 39 weeks + 4 weeks holiday clean

Location: Ipswich

Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date: Friday 18 October 2019

Interview Date: w/c Monday 28 October 2019

Job Advert - Cleaner

Job Description - Cleaner

Application Form - Support Staff

Safer Recruitment

Westbourne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. Our recruitment process includes an enhanced DBS check and other methods to help us fulfil this commitment. Please click on the link below to read about our safer recruitment procedures and acceptable forms of ID:

Safer Recruitment at Westbourne 

Life at Westbourne Academy

For a better idea of what Westbourne Academy is like, we suggest you watch the video below, in which our Principal, teachers and students talk about Westbourne Academy and how we ensure all students are able to reach their academic and personal potential.

You can view our online Prospectus here: WA Prospectus 2019-20

You can download a profile of the academy and local area here: Information for Applicants