Head of English

Jewellery Quarter Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3AA

14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    13 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR 2c

Head of English job summary

For further information about this exciting opportunity, or an informal discussion please contact recruitment on recruitment@core-education.co.uk

Only those applicants submitting a CORE Education Trust Application Form will be considered. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

To apply for this role please submit your CORE Application Form to recruitment@core-education.co.uk by  25th September 2022

For more information visit our website, core-education.co.uk/work-with-us

CORE Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) Check is required for all successful applicants.

CORE Education Trust is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are an Equal Opportunities and Living Wage employer.

Applying for the job

CORE Education Trust is a values-driven multi-academy trust rich in cultural and social diversity. Responsible for four academies in Birmingham, the Trust was set up to innovate through adversity and to challenge the conventional boundaries of what is possible for our students. Motivated and inspired by the success of our students, our ambition goes beyond textbooks and whiteboards, we are proud to work with the young people of Birmingham.

This role will be based at Jewellery Quarter Academy which is an 11-16 co-educational school. You will be joining an academy team whose sole aim is to ensure that all students get the very best support, care and guidance that enables them to achieve their very best.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Our school is a place of possibility and we never underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of our students. We are seeking a Head of English who will act as a role model for students and instill a sense of curiosity and interest in English. You will demonstrate your commitment to driving up standards, expectations, and aspirations, so that staff and students regularly experience success and a sense of progression.

The successful candidate will determine the pedagogy and methodology of delivery for all lessons within the department; observing lessons and ensuring all members of the department observe other practitioners regularly to promote high quality teaching.

The successful candidate should be committed to improving the lives of the students at Jewellery Quarter Academy.

WHAT WE OFFER

The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant learning community with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied, and celebrated by all the staff and children in our schools. You will:

• be given the opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir
• be provided with a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing for all students and staff

We place a strong emphasis on supporting and encouraging personal development, which includes:
• a CPD strategy that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them realise their potential.
• access to experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff

This is an exciting time to develop within the trust. We are about to embark on the next phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition and oneness.

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About Jewellery Quarter Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Jewellery Quarter Academy is a learning community that has the highest expectations and aspirations for every student in its care. We unapologetically put each young person’s interests at the heart of every decision we make. At the heart of our Academy are the CORE values of collaboration, opportunity, respect and excellence.

We operate as a strong team to better the life chances of our students. This means that the Academy’s staff members work together to continually improve the quality of education that each young person receives.

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