Head of English Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job description

The Head of English is responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning throughout the Academy, and within English specifically. This involves the leadership and support of the staff team as well as the management, organisation and administration of the work of the Faculty team. The Head of English has a duty to promote high quality in all aspects of the work of the team, by maintaining high standards of achievement and ensuring that all students fulfil their potential through effective teaching and learning, and high expectations.

The Head of English is also responsible for the development and review of policy and practice in consultation with all members of the faculty. This will involve the establishment of clear principles, aims and objectives for the Faculty within the context of the Academy's mission statement, policies and development plan.

Essential educational requirements

• Relevant ‘A’ Levels (or equivalent) and degree;

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status.
• Good honours degree (2:1 or better);

Essential skills and experience

• Teacher with experience in the appropriate subject area across the full 11-16 age and ability range
• Experience of Post-16 teaching
• Experience of leading a staff team
• Relevant academic and teaching qualifications
• Completion of relevant CPD
• Experience of supporting and challenging staff
• Experience in leading whole School/ Academy developments
• An ability to work in collaborative partnership with the full range of people associated with the Academy - staff, parents, governors, community, business, LA, OFSTED
• An ability to lead, build and work within teams
• Excellent teaching skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Leading teaching and learning across all ages ranges
• Leading the implementation of new methods of teaching and learning
• Developing resources across the curriculum

Please see our website for full details

Employee benefits

You will receive a TLR 1B payment per annum of £7,862

We also offer:
• Employee benefits and well-being scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
• Salary sacrifice bus pass scheme
• A CPL development programme that genuinely supports all staff
• A school with excellent behaviour and a visible SLT team
• Children who are eager to apply themselves and achieve

About Bluecoat Wollaton Academy

Sutton Passeys Crescent, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 1EA
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