Head of English Braunton Academy, Braunton, Devon

Job description

Head of English – MPS/UPS + TLR2C (£6,829 p.a.)
Permanent post to start September 2020

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of English, at this mixed 11-16 semi-rural school on the beautiful North Devon coast.
Braunton Academy is a thriving and over-subscribed school, which sits at the heart of its community and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and some of the country’s most stunning beaches: A fantastic place for our children to live and learn.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated, and well-qualified Head of English who has a real love and enthusiasm for the subject. This position provides a tremendous opportunity for someone who wishes to build on the strengths of a vibrant and high achieving department. If you want to work with us and have the drive and enthusiasm to make a difference and inspire our students, we want to hear from you.

Our vision is about securing positive futures for all of our students and providing a sustainable, high-quality educational provision for generations to come: every member of staff at Braunton Academy is a committed and experienced professional, dedicated to developing students’ interests and inspiring them to be successful. We continue to develop our excellent teachers further so that they are able to increasingly apply a range of teaching methods to develop our students’ ability to think and reflect. We look forward to you joining us to work with parents, carers and the wider school community to realise this vision.

How to Apply: Please download an Academy application form from the Recruitment section of our website at www.braunton.academy.

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@braunton.academy by 12.00 noon Wednesday 4th March 2020.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 19th March.

Please note, if you have not heard from us by Thursday 19th March, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Safeguarding: Braunton Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and full identity and qualification checks.

Essential educational requirements

Good Honours Degree. Teaching Qualification (QTS).

Essential qualifications

Good Honours Degree. Teaching Qualification (QTS).

Essential skills and experience

Significant experience of teaching in a mainstream secondary school.

Employee benefits

This post has an allowance of TLR2C £6,829 p.a.

About Braunton Academy

Braunton Academy is a place where everyone is supported to succeed and it is a delightful place to learn and to work: Braunton is at the heart of North Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, meaning you are never too far from the best of our beautiful golden beaches, exhilarating coastal walks, and a host of pretty seaside towns and villages.

Barton Lane, Braunton, Devon, EX33 2BP
Braunton Academy website (opens in a new window)