The Deepings School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic,
dynamic, and highly motivated Director of English. We’re looking for an
individual with a proven track record of success in improving standards and
raising student outcomes. We want to hear from talented middle leaders looking
to extend their experience, and outstanding, ambitious teachers seeking their
first middle leadership post.
As an experienced teacher, you will develop an exciting
curriculum that suits every type of learner and have the resolve to make a real
difference to the lives of our young people. The successful candidate will be a
committed team player with excellent organisational and motivational skills.
You will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a
successful department, drawing on your extensive teaching and leadership
experience. The successful candidate will take a collaborative approach to curriculum
development that will further improve the learning and teaching experience for
all our students.
We are looking for someone with the following qualities:
- a strong knowledge of English pedagogy, and curriculum at all
- a proven track-record in raising attainment and
- able to review and develop well sequenced, innovative and
intelligently designed curriculum and resources in English, ensuring that highly
effective approaches to teaching and assessment are explicit within this
planning and modelled to colleagues
- a commitment to own professional development and highly skilled in delivering effective PD and conducting meaningful QA
- demonstrable success in achieving strong progress
with students in English, including those with SEND or are disadvantaged
- excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills and an understanding of the
importance of being able to work collaboratively across a range of schools
- a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and
If you share our vision, are passionate about raising
educational attainment and standards, and helping young people reach their full
potential, we would love to hear from you.
Visits to the school are welcomed.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we
welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require
all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The
successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person
specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which
will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the
Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.
It is an offence for an individual who has been
disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do,
accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a
We will carry out an online check on all shortlisted applicants.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.
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