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  • Start date details

    January/April 2024

  • Closing date

    14 December 2023 at 11:02am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30000 - £46525 per annum

Head of English job summary

Head of English

Spinks Lane
Witham, Essex, CM8 1EP
United Kingdom

MPR/UPR + TLR for right candidate + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Permanent, Full Time

January/April 2024 Start

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of English to join our close-knit team. The successful candidate will lead, manage and develop the department, maximising student achievement and progress through a creative, relevant and challenging curriculum. You will join an English department which consists of a team of subject specialists.

As a department we are well resourced, we follow the AQA exam board for both English Language and Literature, specialising in these subjects at KS3 and KS4. We have a dedicated corridor with seven classrooms, equipped with View Sonic boards and three suites of laptops/chrome books available for student use. Our curriculum is broad, balanced and align seamlessly with our schemes of learning, we use a mix of modern, literary heritage, and brand-new texts, ensuring that our students have access to the most current and engaging resources, which challenges them to develop not only their literacy and oracy skills, but their thinking, analytical and problem solving approaches too. We have an online shared area for teachers to use for their planning, where resources and lessons are regularly shared and use Google Classroom to communicate with students, set homework, and provide revision materials.
We take pride in providing regular opportunities for extracurricular enrichment, including engaging trips to the world-renowned Globe theatre, meeting and working with authors, and working with in-house theatre companies who deliver workshops that support our teaching.

Maltings is a 11-16 academy based in Witham, Essex. Situated between the cities of Chelmsford and Colchester, the academy has 900 students on roll and benefits from a purpose-built building that was constructed in 2011. There are excellent transport links to London which enables our staff and young people to take full advantage of the wealth of opportunities that London provides. Free car parking facilities are available on site.

We welcome applications from middle leaders with a strong track record leading a department, as well as those who have other leadership experience or experienced teachers ready for their next challenge.

Visits to the academy are welcomed. For an informal discussion about the post, and to arrange a visit please contact Julie Joiner:

Closing date : 15th December 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To find out more please visit: https://aet.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/3911?c=aet

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Commitment to safeguarding

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

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About Maltings Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
891 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Maltings Academy is an 11-16 co-educational Academy for 900 students. The Academy opened in September 2012 on the site of the predecessor school. Maltings Academy is judged by Ofsted to be an Outstanding School. Maltings academy is an oversubscribed school at the heart of its local community. We have excellent transport links to London which enables our staff and young people to take full advantage of the wealth of opportunities that London provides.

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