Head of English

Littleport & East Cambs Academy, Ely, Cambridgeshire

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Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Are you ready for your most exciting career move yet?

Littleport and East Cambridgeshire Academy (LECA) is a new, state-of-the-art Secondary school primarily serving the popular and thriving village of Littleport, Cambridgeshire. It opened in September 2017 with a cohort of 84 Year 7 students and will grow year on year until it reaches capacity of 600 in 2022. Currently the Academy has 350 students and is over-subscribed.

LECA shares its campus with Littleport Leisure – a brand new leisure centre – and Highfield Littleport Academy (SEN) meaning the opportunities for all users are vast. The vision for the Academy and the campus as a whole is to be the go-to location in East Cambridgeshire to learn and to spend leisure time.

We are looking to recruit an outstanding

Head of English

The successful applicant will have:

• A proven track record of outstanding progress across KS3 and KS4
• A creative imagination that inspires students
• Ambition to lead and drive change in a growing school
• Motivation, resilience and desire to succeed

Salary: MPS / UPS + Competitive TLR

To apply please write a covering letter and complete an application form by 9am on Monday 24th February. Application forms can be downloaded from the website or requested from Paula Edwards at paula.edwards@lecacademy.org or 01353 223300.

Other Information

Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact the school to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Candidates called for interview please note that references will be requested once you have confirmed your attendance for interview.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from people of all races, nationalities and ethnicities.

The Academy and the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff to actively share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to the taking of satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record clearance in line with the need to create and maintain a safe culture in our recruitment

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 24th February 2020.
Interviews will be held on Friday 28th February 2020.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

• A proven track record of outstanding progress across KS3 and KS4
• A creative imagination that inspires students
• Ambition to lead and drive change in a growing school
• Motivation, resilience and desire to succeed

Employee benefits

CPD, TLR

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 207 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Littleport & East Cambs Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email paula.edwards@lecacademy.org

School location

Camel Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1EW