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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

30000.00 - 46525 plus TLR 2C (£7,847)

Head of English job summary

Burnley High School wishes to appoint a hardworking, enthusiastic and committed English Teacher who will also take on the responsibility of Head of English for the school.

 

Who we are looking for:

You will either already be a middle leader, or a teacher with an ambition to move into leadership. The successful candidate will be a highly determined, outstanding classroom practitioner who has the potential to offer positive leadership and management of the team, ensuring accountability for student progress. If you are experienced, enthusiastic, open to new ideas and have a flexible ‘can do’ approach, we would welcome an application from you.

 

The Job:

The role will include:

  • Review, design and implement an ambitious and well sequenced, knowledge rich curriculum that meets the needs of all students;
  • Ensure that teachers have strong knowledge of English and the teaching of the subject
  • Ensure that teaching is developed to help students to remember the long-term content they have been taught and to integrate knowledge into larger ideas.
  • Develop an effective assessment framework that supports students to embed and use knowledge fluently and to inform teaching;
  • Ensure that pupils develop detailed knowledge and skills across the curriculum, and as a result all students achieve well.

 

What are the job requirements?

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Qualified to at least degree level in English/or adequate post degree conversion course
  • Proven record or evidence from teaching practice of potential to help students reach high standards of learning and achievement
  • Consistently good/outstanding teacher as measured by student outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of strategies to improve Teaching and Learning
  • Excellent interpersonal & presentation skills across the spectrum of stake holders
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and re-prioritise workload when needed
  • A high level of self-awareness – knows strengths and weaknesses and can relate to difficult personality types well


About Burnley High School:

Burnley High School was founded in 2014 in Burnley, Lancashire. It is a mainstream school for mixed pupils aged 11-16. Burnley High School is part of the Education Partnership Trust.

Values and Vision

Burnley High School promises to “transform lives” by empowering pupils to achieve their full potential. The school focuses on developing the “whole person”. Beyond academic expectations, young people also learn life skills, and their personal and social development is encouraged.

The school’s ambition is to build a life-long love of learning and a set of moral values to help pupils make a positive contribution to society. 


About the Education Partnership Trust (EPT):

EPT was established in 2012 as a multi-academy trust and is an approved academy sponsor. Our vision is to create outstanding schools which transform learning, lives and communities. We benefit from our diverse and unique range of schools which include secondary mainstream, alternative provision and special and have a proven track record of sustained improvement. Our schools are united by a drive to improve opportunities and outcomes for children and young people within a collaborative learning culture.

Our staff are our most valued asset so we continually invest in our colleagues and we believe that all teaching and support staff posts within our schools are key in terms of supporting pupil achievement and improving their life chances. As such we are keen to recruit dedicated and ambitious professionals who will add value to our schools and trust by helping our young people to succeed. 


“If you’re good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you’re the best at what you do, we want you to work for Education Partnership Trust.”

 

Our extensive range of rewards and benefits include:

  • Healthcare cash back plan provided free by the trust includes optical, dental, physio, diagnostics, health assessment, NHS prescription charges, hospital cover, discounted gym memberships plus lots more.
  • Employee Assistance Programme including, counselling, CBT, and wellbeing initiatives.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Access to government pension schemes.
  • Free parking.
  • Electric Car Scheme (Salary Sacrifice).
  • Training, mentoring and progression opportunities including our Emerging Leaders programmes.
  • Trust wide intranet to share knowledge and resources. 

 

Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted, if you need to discuss a reason for being unable to complete a section, please contact the recruitment team HR@ept-uk.com

 

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. Please contact the School Business Manager – michael.rigby@burnleyhigh.com.


Please be advised, as part of due diligence checks, online searches will be carried out on shortlisted candidates.

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 Burnley High School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
570 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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