Hamilton School is seeking a Head
of English. We are looking for resilient
candidates ready to thrive in a unique setting, making a lasting impact on
both education and students' personal development. As Head of English, you'll
play a pivotal role in shaping the curriculum at Hamilton School and
contributing to the success of the Special and AP hub within Maiden Erlegh
We need someone who thrives in the face
of challenges. In this role, you'll support students not only academically but
also in their personal development journey. We're seeking candidates who can
cultivate resilience in themselves and empower students to do the same,
creating a positive and transformative learning experience.
Beyond Hamilton School, your role will
involve collaborative efforts within the Maiden Erlegh Trust hub, ensuring a
cohesive and impactful approach to delivering exceptional education.
We are a proudly comprehensive and local community-based Trust. We
believe in ambitious inclusion and that every child and young person can
achieve great things. As a result, we have a range of schools because we want
to be a Trust for local families, whatever their circumstances. Because our
Trust schools are geographically close, we know our communities and our local agencies
very well. This supports strong collaboration, productive working relationships
and access to genuine support and assistance (often not as readily available in
Working with extremely talented, driven, and inspirational colleagues, this is a really exciting time to be joining the SEND and Alternative Provision Hub within Maiden Erlegh Trust; which is made up of Cranbury College, Hamilton School and the soon to open Oak Tree School.
As Head of English, you will oversee the
subject provision across Hamilton School. You will ensure high standards of
teaching and learning are delivered, resources are used efficiently and
effectively, and the curriculum is managed and developed in accordance with
Trust and school policy. You will also provide support with annual departmental
plans, appraisals, the resourcing of the department, promote an ethos of
teamwork and establish a culture of sharing good practice.
You will need the ability to lead and
manage people to work towards a common goal, as well as good decision-making
skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
As a teacher, you will have excellent
subject knowledge and experience of teaching at KS3-5 and be able to work
closely with others. Being up to date with professional developments in English
and other aspects of education is equally important.
part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities
across our schools. For our teaching team we offer a flexible CPD
programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and
training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners.
should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org using the form provided.
The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint
before the closing date.
Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare
of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and
supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust
are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory
employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and
Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.
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