Director of English King Edward VII Academy, King's Lynn, Norfolk

Job description

The Eastern Multi Academy Trust is looking for a high achieving and committed leader to drive the English curriculum and student performance forward across the two secondary academies. We are hoping to appoint an individual who is passionate about their subject and knows how to improve student outcomes further.

This will be a strategic role that will require the successful member of staff to develop different routes of CPD whilst working with the Heads of Department in the two academies. We are looking for a successful Head of English, or an exceptional Second in English.

The successful candidate will work with other senior staff to be part of the Secondary School Improvement Team and work closely with both the Eastern Multi Academy Trust Executive team and the academy senior leadership teams. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Secondary Education and contribute to the Trust strategic plans.

This group will also be the key members of staff in delivering CPD from the central hub moving forward in 2020.

This post would be ideal for anyone with successful English leadership experience, with ambition and drive, a clear vision of what constitutes excellence in a large school department and who sees a wider leadership position as the next step in their career. There would also be opportunities to develop CPD and curriculum for Key Stage 2 staff.

Eastern Multi Academy Trust is made up of two secondary academies and 13 primary academies spread between two geographical areas. There are circa 5200 pupils and 850 staff in the Multi Academy Trust and is the third largest in Easy Anglia.

Essential educational requirements

QTS/NQTS

It is essential that you are Degree qualified with passion, drive and enthusiasm.

The successful candidate will have previous classroom experience, knowledge of current issues and developments in education, a good awareness of strategies to improve the learning and achievement of students and a desire to raise standards in teaching and learning to improve achievement.

You will be committed to supporting learning, able to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and have an enthusiastic and engaging approach.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all of our roles

Please ensure that you tailor your application to meet the minimum essential criteria of the Person Specification attached to this advert.

Essential qualifications

QTS/NQTS

It is essential that you are Degree qualified with passion, drive and enthusiasm.

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will have previous classroom experience, knowledge of current issues and developments in education, a good awareness of strategies to improve the learning and achievement of students and a desire to raise standards in teaching and learning to improve achievement.


About King Edward VII Academy

Address
Gaywood Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 2QB
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
King Edward VII Academy website (opens in a new window)