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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Term time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale L7-L11.

Additional allowances

There is also a new starter incentive of £2,500 available for an exceptional candidate.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a new faculty leader who has a real passion for their subject and is equipped with the skills to maximise outcomes for students within English at both KS3 and KS4. At KPHS we have introduced a range of faculties which share good practice, foster a sense of competition and work collaboratively to improve student outcomes whole school. The leadership of this faculty is vital to ensure consistency across all year groups. The faculty lead will line manage all TLR holders within the faculty and will monitor, evaluate, and strategically plan areas for improvement across the faculty. This is an exciting opportunity for an existing leader who has effectively demonstrated their ability to develop teaching and learning strategies across their department, engaged students both inside and outside the classroom and has consistently demonstrated improvements in student outcomes.

What the school offers its staff

Kingsway Park High School was established in 2010 and joined the Altus Education Partnership in February 2022. We are now a very popular oversubscribed school (1350 students in years 7-11 and 190 staff) located in central Rochdale. We are very proud of the high-quality facilities, resources, and environment that we provide for both staff and students.

At Kingsway Park High School we strive to transform students’ lives. Through our relationships, we endeavour to instil both resilience and an intrinsic motivation to become confident, creative and highly skilled students, capable of meeting tomorrow’s challenges head on. We strive to establish a culture rooted in achievement and progress that encourages our students to grow academically, personally and socially; equipping them with the values of equality, fairness and openness. We pride ourselves on our relentless drive to achieve outstanding, high quality teaching that provides a safe, supportive and encouraging environment for all our students to be able to realise their academic potential in pursuit of educational excellence.

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 Kingsway Park High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1341 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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