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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£54,816 - £60488

Head of Faculty - English job summary

Job Title: Head of Faculty - English


E-ACT Shenley Academy | Building Futures, Changing Lives 


At E-ACT Shenley Academy, we believe in the transformative power of education. We see it as more than just a process; it's a journey that opens doors and has the potential to change lives. Our mission is to inspire students through a dynamic curriculum that consistently delivers good lessons, fostering an environment where learning is empowering and enriching. 


At E-ACT Shenley Academy, it is our daily mission are dedicated to these principles. We believe in creating an educational experience that not only imparts knowledge but also character, ensuring that our students leave with the skills, values, and aspirations needed to thrive in a changing world. 


Take the next steps in your career with E-ACT Shenley Academy - where the journey is not just about education; it's about building futures and changing lives. 


Find more information here: https://shenleyacademy.e-act.org.uk/about/our-ethos-and-values/  


Join us in Opening Minds, Opening Doors! 

Are you ready to be part of an educational community that creates an environment where children can flourish? You could join an academy that focusses on developing the whole child and has a people-first culture. We know the importance of developing our colleagues to be the best they can be to ensure our children achieve the best outcomes.  


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative, and committed Head of Faculty - English, which includes English, Drama and Communications to provide day to day leadership for the department and be accountable for the quality of teaching, learning and educational outcomes ensuring they are in line with the Academy’s strategic plan.


Key responsibilities

Reporting to SLT link, this post holder will be accountable for

  • Provide day-to-day leadership for the development and management of teaching within your area
  • Identify areas for development and improvement linked to the Academy improvement plan, SEF, national and local initiatives.
  • Develop and monitor schemes of work for your area across the academy in liaison with your department and to ensure the successful implementation which meets curriculum requirements and differentiated to reflect student needs.
  • Have an overview of, and contribute to the planning and delivery of continuous professional development and training related to your area.
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil progress and achievement against targets in your area..


Pay range L7 - L11 £54,816 - £60,488


Qualifications and Skills

  • Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent
  • Degree in subject specialism
  • Ability to teach ‘good or outstanding’ lessons
  • Proven successful leadership within a similar setting
  • Proven successful mentoring/coaching of colleagues


What are we about? 

Outstanding Teaching and Learning: We strongly believe that outstanding teaching and learning are the keys to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our children. You will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality education that nurtures the minds of our students. 

Advocacy and Inclusion: At our academy, every child matters, regardless of their background. Your role will involve providing each child with a fantastic, inspiring, and inclusive education that recognises and celebrates their individuality. 

People-First Culture: We proudly celebrate the diversity of our academy and our community. Join us in co-constructing the essence of an extraordinary workplace and learning environment where both staff and students feel valued and included. 

Collaborative Excellence: Our exceptional staff collaborate across our 29 academies to share ideas and problem solve. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice.  

 

About E-ACT: 

Join a trust that is going places! 


Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all our children and young people.  


We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 29 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing. 


Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams. 


Want to be a part of something extraordinary? Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk 


Benefits: 

Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success. 

Support System of 29 Academies: Be part of a network of 29 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed. 

Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable. 

Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute. 

Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement. 

 

How to apply: 

Simply click on the above to apply!

 

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form. 

 

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. 


E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Commitment to safeguarding

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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About E-Act Shenley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
825 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Our Academy

Shenley Academy has been on an incredible journey, having been judged as inadequate in October 2018 to an overall judgement of Good in July 2021, with:

• outstanding leadership and management

• outstanding personal development

• outstanding behaviour and attitudes.

We are a forward-thinking and dynamic 11-16 academy set in a beautiful 37-acre site in Birmingham. Our moto is ‘building futures, changing lives’ and our most recent OFSTED report states:

“..this is exactly what happens here. Everyone involved in the school is committed to every pupil’s welfare, well-being and academic success. Pupils’ mental health is front and centre in leaders’ thinking and decision making”, OFSTED July 2021

https://shenleyacademy.e-act.org.uk/about/ofsted-reports/

The curriculum is at the heart of everything that we do, and we are committed to providing our pupils with an exceptional education and wider school experience, supporting every individual to achieve the very best possible outcomes.

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