Curriculum Area Leader for English

Jack Hunt School, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire


Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Required from September 2020 an inspirational, first class teacher with leadership experience to play a key role in the further development of our English Curriculum Area. If appointed, you will be leading a department which plays a significant role in the combined figure for the School; has an excellent uptake for its A2 courses; is forward thinking and innovative; and is committed to collaborative working.

Jack Hunt is an oversubscribed 11-18 vibrant, multi ethnic co-educational, comprehensive school with outstanding community cohesion.

The school provides an exceptional in-house CPD programme to enhance career development. If you want to truly make a difference to the lives and aspirations of our students we look forward to hearing from you.

The Board of Trustees of Peterborough Keys Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified Teacher Status
• Graduate
• Evidence of preparation for a management post

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status
• Graduate
• Evidence of preparation for a management post

Essential skills and experience

• Evidence of successful and effective teaching to the secondary age group
• Experience and understanding of teaching a wide range of ability including SEN and Gifted and Talented
• Experience of teaching GCSE and AS/A2 Level or equivalent
• Experience of implementing systems and processes to monitor and evaluate learning and teaching
• Experience of successful strategies for the raising of student achievement/attainment over time
• Experience of strategies for the effective management of students
• Experience of working successfully with partners in the local community
• Experience working with parents and external agencies
• Ability to lead and work in a team
• Secure subject knowledge
• Ability to motive staff and students and to convey enthusiasm for learning and teaching
• Keep abreast of subject developments
• Understanding of equal opportunities issues in schools
• Knowledge and understanding of how to enhance literacy, numeracy and ICT in teaching

Employee benefits

TLR 1b (For a truly outstanding candidate there is the possibility of membership of the Extended Senior Leadership Team at L10)
Free Car Parking
Excellent CPD

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1744 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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About Jack Hunt School

School location

Bradwell Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 9PY