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Head of English

Holyrood Academy, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1JL

This job expired on 17 October 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    17 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 October 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR1B

Head of English job summary

Following the internal promotion of our existing postholder, we are looking to appoint a high quality, enthusiastic Head of English to join our large, successful English department. If you have the desire to make a real difference to the lives of young children and want to join a team of highly dedicated staff, then we would love to hear from you.

Full details of our English curriculum can be found on the Academy website. At Key Stage 4, we follow the Eduqas syllabus. Core texts include An Inspector Calls, Romeo and Juliet, A Christmas Carol and Jekyll and Hyde. Many students sit the Literature exam in Year 10 and focus their studies in Year 11 on English Language. At Key Stage 3, we have a robust curriculum that is designed to reinforce the skills at GCSE and transition students to Key Stage 4. Students have knowledge organisers on which they self-quiz, vocabulary work to enrich their tier 2 expressive language and study topics such as Victorian childhood, a range of Shakespeare texts, descriptive and narrative writing, transactional writing, dystopian fiction and poetry. At Key Stage 5 we offer English Literature and English Language and Literature.

We will ensure the successful candidate has :

  • Comprehensive induction
  • Continuous professional development and improvement
  • The opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students

Benefits include:

  • An open professional culture and learning community;
  • Opportunities for and dedication to your professional development;
  • Opportunities to work across the Trust;
  • Opportunities to contribute to our wide-ranging and popular extra-curricular and inter-House programmes of activities;

Holyrood is based in the market town of Chard in South Somerset. We are lucky enough to be situated in a beautiful part of the country surrounded by lovely countryside with the rugged Jurassic coastline on our doorstep and the regional centres of Taunton and Exeter close by.

Closing date for applications is 11am on Monday 17th October 2022

Interviews will take place on Friday 21st October 2022


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About Holyrood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1322 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Having joined Uffculme Academy Trust (UAT) from the 1st September 2019, Holyrood Academy is entering the next exciting period of its development. By joining UAT it means that Holyrood is now part of one of the leading education providers in the South West and will be working in a highly successful family of schools providing education from 4-19 with exceptional opportunities for career progression.

Holyrood is a large 11-18 Academy with 1250 students, including 150 post-16 students.

Holyrood is based in the market town of Chard in South Somerset. We are lucky enough to be situated in a beautiful part of the country surrounded by lovely countryside with the rugged Jurassic coastline on our doorstep.

Arranging a visit to Holyrood Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jjames@holyrood.uat.ac.

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