Head of Department for English

The King's School, Grantham, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Job details

Subjects English Literature, English Language
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, well-qualified and inspirational member of staff to be the next Head of our English Department. The successful candidate will be required to lead and manage the teaching of English to A Level by:
• providing strategic direction for the development of English
• providing leadership of a large department which secures:
o high quality teaching
o effective student learning
o the highest possible standards of achievement for all students
o effective use of resources
o the on-going professional development of staff
o effective self-evaluation

Essential educational requirements

Level 6 qualification (e.g. Bachelors Degree) in English or related subject

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Exemplary classroom practitioner.
Proven track record of external examinations success.
Teaching English at A Level.
An awareness of curriculum and assessment issues relating to English.
Adapting lessons to meet the needs of both individuals and groups of students.

Employee benefits

TLR Payment at 1B (currently £9,927 per annum)

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1169 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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Website The King's School, Grantham website (opens in a new window)
Contact email HR@kings.lincs.sch.uk

About The King's School, Grantham

Grammar school for boys aged 11-18.

School location

Brook Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RP