Governors seek the following appointment for September 2021

Head of English (Full Time, Permanent, MPS/UPS – TLR 1B)

We require an inspirational and committed teacher of English to lead this flagship department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join a very successful team.

The English Department is a forward thinking and ambitious department and English results are regularly above national and local averages. Our students thrive on the high-quality teaching and strong curriculum delivered by this team. The ideal candidate to lead this department will promote excellent teaching and learning across the department in order to secure outstanding outcomes and work with staff and students to inspire a love of English.

The ideal candidate to lead this department will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a love of their subject and high expectations of their students. They will be an excellent leader who can inspire young people and their strong interpersonal skills will enable them to lead a highly effective team. This role will also provide excellent professional development for the successful candidate, who will be committed to supporting the ethos and wider life of our school.

You should have experience of teaching English across Key Stages 3 and 4 and have a strong understanding of the requirements of GCSE English and English Literature. You should possess a good understanding of how to further enhance student progress and attainment and lead a team of experienced professionals, and be willing to play a significant role alongside the Senior Leadership Team as the subject lead in this core subject.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 26th April at 12.00pm

Interviews to be held: between Wednesday 28th and Friday 30th April

Please note a current CES application form (version 12) and a Model Rehabilitation of Offender act 1974 must be completed for this post. Forms can be emailed to Mrs Carolyn Plumb

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Head of English Candidate Information (Adobe PDF)
Notes to Applicants (Adobe PDF)
Rehabilitation of Offenders (MS Word)
Rehabilitation of Offenders (Adobe PDF)
Recruitment Monitoring Form (MS Word)
Recruitment Monitoring Form (Adobe PDF)
Teacher Application Form (MS Word)
Teacher Application Form (Adobe PDF)