3rd in English Department (Head of Media Studies) Keswick School, Keswick, Cumbria

Job description

Lead, manage and develop A-level Media Studies, support teachers and share best practice.

Track and monitor student progress in Media Studies and provide support and intervention as necessary.

Ensure that Media Studies work is regularly assessed, diagnostic and formative feedback is provided.

Routinely monitor the quality of teaching in Media Studies through lesson observations, work sampling and drop-ins, and set targets for development.

Ensure that Media Studies reports are of a high quality, guidelines are adhered to and deadlines met.

Analyse and evaluate Media Studies performance and produce an annual exams analysis.

Produce an annual Media Studies CPD plan aligned to the school improvement plan.

Please refer to job description for further details.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent in English

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Recent teaching experience across the age and ability range in the secondary sector.

Experience of long-term and medium-term planning for classes.

Development of schemes of work to challenge and enrich students.

Ability to use data to identify individuals or groups for additional support.

A proven track record of success in different key stages.

Evidence of teaching matched to individuals and groups.

Capacity to motivate, encourage and inspire pupils of all abilities to achieve the highest standards.

Flexibility and the ability to take the initiative.

Employee benefits

Remuneration includes a TLR 2a payment (£2,796 per annum)

Free cakes every Thursday and Friday in the staff room during break.

The Lake District National Park on our doorstep.

Free onsite staff car parking.

Free flu jab vaccinations for staff.

About Keswick School

Keswick School Academy is a highly successful coeducational 11-18 comprehensive with 1335 pupils on roll. The academy has been recognised under a number of designations including; National Teaching School, Science Specialist, High Performance and Gifted and Talented SSAT Consultant School.

Vicarage Hill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5QB
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