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Director of Learning - English

The Ebbsfleet Academy, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0BZ

This job expired on 27 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Leadership scale commensurate with experience

Director of Learning - English job summary

About the role: Ebbsfleet Academy has a rare and truly exciting opportunity to appoint an exceptional candidate to join and lead our English department. We are looking for a Director of Learning - English and warmly welcome applications from experienced teachers who are passionate about English and are dedicated to enabling students to make excellent progress.

It is a fantastic time to be joining the team. You would join a hardworking and passionate team of staff, in an academy characterised by high aspirations, academic excellence and exemplary behaviour, in a school that has firm discipline and crystal clear rules (that are enforced) alongside a strong climate of care, encouragement and reward. Our parents are supportive and ambitious for their children, and our reputation in the locale has grown. The academy is an increasingly popular school in the rapidly growing Ebbsfleet Garden City community.

We want our pupils to leave school as well-rounded, confident young people, with an awareness of the wider world, and a desire and ambition to play an active part in it, all of which is encapsulated in The Ebbsfleet Academy’s motto – ‘Be Ready, Work Hard, Be Nice’.

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

An excellent leader who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge within the English remit
Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
Energetic and have a can-do attitude
Confident and has strong career aspirations
Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy
Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject​​​​​​​

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About The Ebbsfleet Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
672 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01634412200

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates will be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, you can arrange this by contacting Karen Hugill - hugillk@theebbsfleetacademy.kent.sch.uk. Visits will be offered and hosted by the Principal, Gurjit Kaur Shergill. Social distancing and other Covid-secure safety measures will be observed at all times following latest government guidelines. Please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the Principal.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should also contact Karen Hugill (as above) in the first instance.

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Co-ordinator) on 01634 412 263 or holly.neve@latrust.org.uk.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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