This job expired on 20 March 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Enhanced Pay Scale plus TLR 1c (£12,693)

Head of English job summary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner with leadership experience to lead our English Department. We would be excited to hear from you if you are a postholder, e.g. leading a Key Stage within English, confident in your ability and ambitious for your future OR, are a current Head of Department seeking the challenge of leading a larger, high performing team, ambitious for whole school leadership opportunities.

Potential candidates will:

  • have a demonstrable passion for the subject, with the ability to help children successfully master an ambitious English curriculum.
  • possess the qualities to grow into a highly effective leader, such as the ability to influence others, be highly reflective, possess an unwavering work ethic, have high levels of emotional intelligence and professional integrity.
  • be lifelong learner, always striving to be a better teacher, who is personally ambitious and able to pick things up quickly.
  • want to work in a fully inclusive, diverse and ambitious school, providing a first-class education to our children, where you can really make a difference to young people.

This is an exciting time to join us: you will become a part of a close knit and determined team on a journey to become a high performing, fully inclusive, outstanding provider of education.

The English team consists of a committed, and enthusiastic group of individuals, with a healthy blend of newly qualified and experienced teachers, who are supportive of each other. They are keen to learn and continuously improve their own practice to bring out the best in themselves, and consequently in the children they teach. They work hard to provide an excellent education for our children that enables them to achieve academic success and go on to realise their dreams and aspirations.

The department serves over 1600 students, across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, and consists of 16 members of staff. The school overall boasts superb facilities and English is no exception.

As a developing or experienced leader, you would have access to excellent leadership development opportunities and support within the school and beyond as part of United Learning. This would include access to specialist expertise in the United Learning subject advisors; the national leadership development programmes; the sharing of best practice from, and in collaboration with, English departments across the United Learning national network; access to a leadership coach on a regular basis and supportive line management from an experienced senior leader.

Please contact Vicky Ovens on 01243 871068 or email vicky.ovens@theregisschool.co.uk to arrange a visit to the school or a phone conversation.

The Regis is a school that we all feel proud of and our teachers are passionate about their work. We know that teaching can be a challenging profession, but with the support we offer and a commitment to seeing the best in each other, we work tirelessly to find creative ways to educate. We have access to a Group-wide curriculum, an intranet platform that enables sharing of resources and opportunities for work shadowing and mentorship.

The Regis School is a secondary 11-18 school with over 1600 students on roll. We are an inclusive comprehensive school that aims to achieve the best for every student. This philosophy is reflected in the successful Sixth Form of 160+ students who are offered a broad range of academic and vocational programmes. Over 70% of our students progress to Higher Education each year.

The Regis School has a well-qualified, dedicated supportive and enthusiastic staff team. We have approximately 200 staff, all of whom are committed to providing the best possible education for our students. As one of the biggest employers in Bognor Regis, we emphasise the learning of adults and young people. Staff are involved in further study, research projects and in the training of teachers in partnership with local universities.

This job post has expired.

About The Regis School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1613 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

The Regis School is a secondary 11-18 academy with close to 1600 pupils on role.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in West Sussex