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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Head of Department - English job summary

Job Title: Head of Department - English

Location: Heartlands Academy

E-ACT Heartlands Academy | A Place to Empower Dreams  


At E-ACT Heartlands Academy we ae dedicated to going above and beyond, creating a culture of academic excellence that transforms individuals into well-rounded citizens and future leaders. E-ACT Heartlands Academy strives to be more than a school; it's a place where dreams take flight. Our mission is to provide a nurturing environment that empowers students to dream big, fostering a sense of purpose that extends beyond the classroom. 


Our academy is not just about imparting knowledge; it's about fostering a transformative experience that prepares students for a lifetime of success. 


Feeling inspired? Take a look here: https://heartlandsacademy.e-act.org.uk 

 

Join us in Opening Minds, Opening Doors!  

 Are you ready to be part of an educational community that creates an environment where children can flourish? You could join an academy that focusses on developing the whole child and has a people-first culture. We know the importance of developing our colleagues to be the best they can be to ensure our children achieve the best outcomes.  


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative, and committed Head of Faculty to provide day to day leadership for the department and be accountable for the quality of teaching, learning and educational outcomes ensuring they are in line with the Academy’s strategic plan.


Key responsibilities: 

Reporting to SLT link, this post holder will be accountable for

  • Provide day-to-day leadership for the development and management of teaching within your area
  • Identify areas for development and improvement linked to the Academy improvement plan, SEF, national and local initiatives.
  • Develop and monitor schemes of work for your area across the academy in liaison with your department and to ensure the successful implementation which meets curriculum requirements and differentiated to reflect student needs.
  • Have an overview of, and contribute to the planning and delivery of continuous professional development and training related to your area.
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil progress and achievement against targets in your area.


  

Pay range: MPS/UPS £30,000 - £46,525 + TLR1b £11,411

  

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent
  • Degree in subject specialism
  • Ability to teach ‘good or outstanding’ lessons
  • Proven successful leadership within a similar setting
  • Proven successful mentoring/coaching of colleagues


What are we about? 

Outstanding Teaching and Learning: We strongly believe that outstanding teaching and learning are the keys to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our children. You will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality education that nurtures the minds of our students. 

Advocacy and inclusion: At our academy, every child matters, regardless of their background. Your role will involve providing each child with a fantastic, inspiring, and inclusive education that recognises and celebrates their individuality. 

People-First Culture: We proudly celebrate the diversity of our academy and our community. Join us in co-constructing the essence of an extraordinary workplace and learning environment where both staff and students feel valued and included. 

Collaborative Excellence: Our exceptional staff collaborate across our 29 academies to share ideas and problem solve. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice. 

  

About E-ACT:  

Join a trust that is going places! 

Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all of our children and young people.  


We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 29 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing. 


Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams. 


Want to be a part of something extraordinary? Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk   


Benefits:  

Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success.  

Support System of 29 Academies: Be part of a network of 29 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration.  

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed.  

Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable.  

Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute.  

Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement.  

  

How to apply:  

Simply click to apply for the role:

  

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.  

   

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

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 E-Act Heartlands Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
799 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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