- MPS (Inner London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + TLR
Deputy Director of English job summary
We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious and dynamic qualified teacher to join Harris Academy Wimbledon as Deputy Director of English, leading this new academy towards excellence.
Main Areas of Responsibility
The purpose of your role will be:
To deputise for the Director of English
To be accountable for student progress and development throughout an agreed key stage in the subject area, including meeting student achievement targets which are agreed by the Principal and the Governing Body
To assist the Director of English to ensure high standards of teaching and learning across the subject area through continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning
To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students in the agreed key stage
To ensure that all academy policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all staff in the subject area
To assist the Director of English to effectively and efficiently manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources across the subject area
To assist the Director of Maths in leading and resourcing whole school numeracy
Qualifications & Experience
The Deputy Director of English will be a well-qualified, experienced specialist. Holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach from KS3 to KS5.
The successful candidate will have:
Understanding of theory and practice of effective teaching and learning.
Knowledge of National curriculum requirements at KS3, KS4 and KS5.
Understanding of the importance of having high expectations for all students,
both of behaviour and academic achievement.
Understanding of inclusive provision and practices, which offer equality of access to the curriculum for all students, including special educational needs, English as an additional language and high achievers.
Knowledge and experience of writing lesson plans, developing resources and
assessing students work.
Understanding of the importance of being a Tutor.
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.
The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.
As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.
Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.
We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.
In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.
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