7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or January 2025

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS & TLR: 2b = £5351

English – Deputy Head of Faculty job summary

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative leader who possesses the talent and enthusiasm necessary to be Deputy Head of our English Faculty and join our highly committed team of staff.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent teacher who has experience of successfully leading teaching, learning and assessment in English to support in raising standards and achieve ‘outstanding’ outcomes. This is an opportunity to progress your career as a leader of English in which you will lead and be responsible for ensuring the highly effective delivery of English across KS3 & 4

The ideal candidate will:

Have a track record of success in teaching English.

Have a flexible, aspirational, and enthusiastic attitude.

Have a passion for motivating students and improving outcomes.

Be reflective and have a desire to work effectively in partnership with parents and students.

H Have a desire to set high expectations, embrace change and challenge and support each other as part of a highly committed team.

Tile Cross Academy is a small and caring 11-16 mixed comprehensive school that was created on 1st May 2017 and is part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust. We are proud winners of ‘School of the Year’ and have high expectations for our students in which they develop through the use of our Character Programme. We aim to provide a high-quality education in an atmosphere of mutual respect where each individual is valued as an important member of our school community. With the wide range of backgrounds and cultures represented in our school population we celebrate diversity and difference, whilst recognising that we are all equal in a Rights Respecting ethos.

We are part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust, welcoming students from 11 years old to 16 years old, providing a standard of academic excellence for secondary and education. We are very proud of the positive learning experience offered to our students and the support available to ensure they achieve their full potential.

In return, we will offer you:

- A collaborative and inclusive culture, where team members will upskill you and give you regular opportunities to learn from each other in a safe and collaborative environment, both within your schools and Trust-wide.

- An opportunity to undertake structured CPD via access to the National College online CPD platform and/or apprenticeships such as Level 7 Senior Leaders Masters, with regular twilights.

- Access to Career Pathways and Pledge to help you plan for and make your goals a reality via our Professional Growth and Performance (PPG) process.

- A wellbeing culture, with paid and unpaid time off to support life events via our Life Leave Policy, access to a Wellbeing Champion and the opportunity to participate in our annual staff wellbeing survey with Edurio, so we know and can respond to views.

- Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which includes confidential counselling, access to wellbeing advice and a lifestyle app called “My Possible Self”.

- Access to a suite of supportive policies, such as Life Leave, Wellbeing, Career Break and Family Friendly.

- Access to a generous pension scheme known as the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (LGPS).

- Access to a comprehensive employee rewards package including Long Service Awards, Employee Referral Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and contribution to glasses and eye-sight tests for eligible display screen users.

- Opportunity to be part of key Trust-wide collaborative groups such as the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI working group) and Wellbeing working groups, including menopause support and neurodiversity support.

- Onsite parking at all schools.

We know you would love working at Tile Cross Academy. We have wonderful, enthusiastic students and amazing staff who always go the extra mile for their classes.

This post is suitable for a teacher currently looking to take on the challenge of leadership within a subject.

Informal conversations are warmly welcomed.

Closing Job Early:

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

N.B. CVs will not be accepted.

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Tile Cross Academy as a Deputy of English.

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post iS covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Tile Cross Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Tile Cross Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
595 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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