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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 April 2024 at 11:09am

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale L5 - L11

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you seeking a new professional challenge in an innovative, well supported environment? Are you a lifelong learner looking to model high aspirations and excellence to the community you serve? Are you relentless in your mission to improve and keen to support and challenge students and staff alike to become the best they can be? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join us in our demanding mission to offer a first-class provision for our school community by raising Aspirations, instilling Resilience, creating Opportunities and securing both academic and personal Excellence. We are seeking a hardworking, committed practitioner to join us in our journey as together, we can change lives!

Our pupils will require, from September 2024, an inspiring and enthusiastic Head of English. This individual will also be an Associate Member of the Senior Leadership Team, as well as the whole school lead for Literacy and Oracy: a vital position which oversees one of the crucial elements of our School Improvement Plan. We are looking for an outstanding specialist – a person with vision, energy and with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills in order to contribute to our overall success.

Our classrooms are happy learning environments where you will see a vibrant, effective pedagogy in action and you will be supported by an excellent bespoke CPD package.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.

What the school offers its staff

Aspiration, Resilience, Opportunity, Excellence, is our ethos. These four pillars underpin all we do and drive us forward as one inclusive learning community. We have the privilege to be able to teach and learn, as an 11-16 Academy, in a £26 million building. Woodlands School is proud to serve the people of Basildon and we are constantly striving to be better. We are focused on ensuring academic excellence for all our youngsters, allowing them the opportunity to thrive at further and higher education.

We encourage all of our youngsters to have the highest of aspirations and look to equip them with all the tools they need to become even more resilient. We offer the widest opportunities to ensure excellence becomes a habit.

Our expectation is that all at Woodlands School work hard and are self-motivated. All are to lead their own learning, be polite and respectful. Our boundaries are clear and they support all in ensuring they can maintain the highest standards.

We will provide a wealth of opportunities to learn in and beyond the classroom, adding cultural capital and ensuring experiences develop the whole child.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.

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About Woodlands School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1497 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01268 282146

Aspiration, Resilience, Opportunity, Excellence, is our ethos. These four pillars underpin all we do and drive us forward as one inclusive learning community.
We have the privilege to be able to teach and learn, as an 11-16 Academy, in a £26 million building. Woodlands School is proud to serve the people of Basildon and we are constantly striving to be better. We are focused on ensuring academic excellence for all our youngsters, allowing them the opportunity to thrive at further and higher education.

Arranging a visit to Woodlands School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@woodlandsschool.essex.sch.uk.

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