Head of Department - English
At Don Valley we have inclusive vision with high expectation and deeply caring environment for the pupils and staff.
Our ethos is ‘Changing lives through belief and collaboration’. We believe that it is our purpose to prepare young people to enter a fast moving and rapidly changing environment. To prepare them for such a challenge we work to develop their skills, knowledge and resilience which in turn will enable them to achieve the highest possible qualifications.
We hold an Ofsted Rating of “good” and would welcome teachers who are committed to working with us to improve on this.
• Providing clear, cohesive leadership and direction in department and motivating teaching and support colleagues in developing innovative strategies to enhance the quality of learning, teaching and achievement.
• Carrying out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with academy policies, under the direction of the Principal.
• Modelling the vision and values of the academy.
• Being part of the team driving the development of the academy to become an ‘outstanding’ academy.
If this sounds of interest to you and you would like to learn more about the role and our Academy including our great benefits, or you would like to visit the school, then please contact Mrs Beverley Edgar, Principal’s PA on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07944 269981.
The closing date for the role is the 2nd March 2020 at 12pm.
Interview Dates: To be confirmed
Start Date: 1st September 2020
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.
Essential educational requirements
Honours degree in English
A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
Essential skills and experience
Experience of delivering curriculum at KS3, KS4 and KS5.
About Don Valley Academy
At Don Valley Academy our ethos is ‘Changing lives through belief and collaboration’. We believe that our core purpose is to prepare young people to enter a fast moving and rapidly changing environment. To prepare them for such a challenge we work to develop their skills, knowledge and resilience which in turn will enable them to achieve the highest possible qualifications. Don Valley Academy works with the students to ensure that they learn in a happy and caring environment. Whilst there is a strong emphasis on academic achievement all students are encouraged to take part in extra curricular activities outside the classroom. The Mission of the Academy is 'Changing Lives'. To improve educational outcomes for the North of England, creating a sustainable organisation that improves our society and the wider community. It is essential for our success to maintain high standards at all times and this is only possible with collaboration between staff, parents and students. Our challenge is to provide the global education that gives our students the tools necessary to compete in the world market and by working together we can do this.
- Jossey Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 9DD
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