Dyson Perrins

Dyson Perrins CE Academy.

Dyson Perrins CE Academy  is a 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school with 673 pupils, including a strong Sixth Form of over 100. Situated in the Malvern  Link area centre, the school occupies a large campus area including a state of the art 4G pitch, tennis courts, sports fields and an onsite fitness suite. We have several well equipped computer rooms and have recently re-furbished our library which now included Apple Mac computers. There is a specialised area for the Sixth form . As a Church school we are proud of our Christian Ethos, we have recently appointed a school Chaplin and have chapel available for students, staff and parents,

In 2011, Dyson Perrins converted to Academy status, a change which brought with it exciting opportunities and freedom to deliver the most appropriate curriculum for our students. We have recently had a change of leadership which has brought us many unique changes and has enabled us to become a ‘rapidly improving’ school leading us to a judgement of Good from Ofsted in February 2015.

Why train with us?

  • In 2015 Dyson Perrins was the second most improved school in Worcestershire for 5 x A* – C Including Maths and English and amongst the most rapidly improving in the country.  64% of our students gained 5 x A* – C Including Maths and English compared to 50% in 2014.  We exceeded the Worcestershire average of 60% and the national average of 56.1% released by the Department for Education.  For progress and attainment measures in 2015 Dyson Perrins was in line or above all national averages.
  • 70% of students made at least expected progress (3 levels of progress) in English and Maths.  45% of our disadvantaged students (those receiving additional pupil premium funding) achieved 5 good GCSEs including English and Maths compared to 28% in 2014 and 14% in 2013.  29% of all pupils achieved the English Baccalaureate compared to 14% in 2014.
  • Students’ results at Key Stage 5 showed continued improvement from 2014.  Vocational subjects performed particularly well and there were improvements in the academic A-levels which was identified as an area for development in 2014.

• Dyson Perrins has been judged Good in February 2015, with Ofsted stating ;

• We have a strong CPD programme, we ensure all of our NQT’s and PGCE placement students are well supported.

• We have a strong ethos of sharing good practice which allows an open door, supportive environment to flourish. All of our trainees are part of a welcoming and strong team.

• We have an able autistic unit on site which allows our trainee’s to have  a broad and in-depth experience of students with a range of special needs.

Schools Direct Training Programme Places 2016-17:

For the academic year 2016-17 the number if subjects we are looking to recruit for has increased and this is a credit to the departments and the quality of support they give to trainees.

  • Food Technology
  • History
  • Maths
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Science  -Chemistry
  • Science – Physics
  • Religious Education

Our departments  within the school are thriving, and following the recent summer exam results they are going from strength to strength.  All of our departments have exceptionally high expectations of their learners in terms of attitude to learning and progress, and this enthusiasm for success is infectious with the Trainees. 

What we are looking for:

We are hoping to recruit a talented and motivated individual, who is enthusiastic about helping young people achieve their potential.  The successful candidate will be organised, efficient, have excellent communication skills, and establish excellent relationships with colleagues and pupils.  They will respond positively to advice, act with integrity, and embrace the school’s culture of high expectations and achievement.

Selection Criteria:

Degree or Equivalent:  A good Honours Degree (2:1 or above) in a Mathematics related subject.

GCSE: Grade C at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language and Mathematics is essential for all applicants.  (The University organises alternative examinations for candidates without these qualifications.)

Pre-Entry Skills Test:

Applicants must pass skills tests in literacy and numeracy before commencing the course.  We would expect applicants to have booked their skills test prior to being interviewed.

Contact: Claire Watson Assistant Headteacher

Email: cew@dysonperrins.worcs.sch.uk