Director of Sixth Form Westcliff High School for Boys Academy, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex

Job description

Director of Sixth Form

Required for a January 2020 start (negotiable)

The School offers 20 Advanced Level courses and has an enviable record of examination success. The successful candidate will lead a team which includes 19 Form Tutors, the Year 12 and Year 13 Progress Leaders and the Sixth Form Pastoral Tutor. He/she should have significant leadership experience and a track record of impressive organizational and interpersonal skills. He/she should possess the ability to motivate, challenge and inspire staff and students, combining personal integrity with high expectations of self and others.

Applicants must hold a genuine belief in maximizing the potential of all students and a commitment to promoting high expectations and achievements within the School. In addition, he/she should possess a sound grasp of current educational issues and demonstrate a commitment to developing and maintaining the ethos of a Selective School. Excellent professional development opportunities will be available to the successful candidate.

A recruitment package, including financial incentives and assistance with finding suitable accommodation, is available for the successful candidate.

Westcliff High School for Boys is a Selective Academy Grammar School which has been designated Outstanding by OFSTED and is listed in the top 50 State Schools in the country. Our School currently has 900 boys at 11-16 and 390 students in its mixed Sixth Form.

Applicants must complete the Teaching Staff Application Form and submit this to Due to Safer Recruitment requirements CVs cannot be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 2 October 2019

Should we receive sufficient suitable applications for this position, we reserve the right to close the advertisement early.

Essential educational requirements

 First degree;
 Qualified Teacher Status;

Essential qualifications

 First degree;
 Qualified Teacher Status;

Essential skills and experience

 A continued commitment to own professional development;
 As a middle leader within the same phase School/Academy;
 Teaching experience within the designated age range;
 Of child-safeguarding issues and successful use of measures that promote and ensure the safeguarding of children.

About Westcliff High School for Boys Academy

Westcliff High School for Boys is an Academy Grammar School located in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. At WHSB we continue to hold dear our values and traditions whilst fostering academic excellence and a dynamism which allow us to provide a twenty-first century world class education. Our record of outstanding success is reflected in our outstanding A Level and GCSE results and we are committed to providing the highest standards in all aspects of our provision for pupils. We currently have around 870 boys on roll in Years 7 to 11, and 330 students in our mixed Sixth Form.

Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BP
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