Head of English

John Ferneley College, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1LH

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



£25,714 - £41,604 (Teachers MPS to UPS)

Head of English job summary

Head of English

Permanent, full time, to start August 2022,

Salary: teachers Main or Upper pay scale + TLR (£9,888 pa) The salary will be dependent on experience

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 22nd May, 2022

Interviews: w/c Monday 23rd May, 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding English teacher to join our successful English department at John Ferneley College as Head of Department. The successful candidate will inspire students and be an excellent role model for other staff. They will also have some proven experience of leadership and management within an English department. The role will provides excellent professional development opportunities for an ambitious English specialist.

We have high aspirations and expectations for each of our students. To achieve our aims, we recruit the most talented teachers to our schools and support their development, career progression and wellbeing within our Trust.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader to develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum, which enables the highest level of attainment for all students. The English Department is a team of excellent and supportive teachers who bring energy and enthusiasm to the delivery of their subject.

The right candidate will have the ambition and desire to play a significant role to lead the development of the Department including monitoring and evaluating the quality of teaching and learning. The ability to teach across Key stage 3 and 4 is essential.

Additional allowances

Plus TLR 1b, £9,888 per annum

Applying for the job

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About John Ferneley College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1189 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

John Ferneley College is a 11-16 secondary academy and part of the Mowbray Education Trust.

Located in the beautiful rural market town of Melton Mowbray, we serve around 1150 students from within Melton Mowbray and beyond.

Arranging a visit to John Ferneley College

For further information on the vacancy or to arrange a visit to the School, please contact Natalie Teece, Head of School on nteece@mowbrayeducation.org

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