Head of English

Mullion School, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7EB

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type




Head of English job summary

Mullion School, part of the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust, are looking to appoint a highly committed and dynamic colleague to lead our experienced and dedicated team of English specialists. You must show a real interest in the provision of quality and imaginative teaching and be expected to teach across the whole age and ability range up to and including GCSE English.

Additional allowances


Applying for the job

Candidates should complete the School's Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and email it to Sue Bennett - sb@mullionschool.org.uk

Download an application form - 45.5 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Mullion School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
565 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

Mullion is a very popular and successful Cooperative Trust school working at the heart of the Lizard community. Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, we are driven by a strong commitment to social justice and proud of our inclusive ethos.

Our co-operative values
Self-help – we help people to help themselves. We actively encourage student leadership in learning as well as in voluntary roles within the school structure. Students learn to be independent and interdependent learners and develop a positive approach to challenges.

Self-responsibility – we take responsibility for, and answer to our actions. Democratic participation brings with it accountability and responsibility .We instil confidence in our learners and allow them to be responsible members of society. Students are encouraged to develop a strong commitment to own learning.

Democracy – we give our members a say in the way we run our school. Within the school we operate a number of student voice groups who contribute to the development of the school. Through active contribution and fair exchange of views members exercise their rights and participate in decision making.

Equality –the school is open to all. We do not select our students and encourage everyone to participate fully in the curriculum

Equity –we ensure fairness. In lessons students are expected to participate, achieve their potential and ensure they support others.

Solidarity – we share interests and common purposes with our members and other co-operatives. Through our House System, extra-curricular activities and Cooperative Learning approach, we encourage social belonging, connectedness and feelings of empowerment. In our common endeavours we believe we achieve more together than we will alone.

Our ethical values
Openness – nobody’s perfect, and we won’t hide it when we’re not

Honesty – we are honest about what we do and the way we do it

Social responsibility – we encourage people to take responsibility for their own community, and work together to improve it. We face challenges together.

Caring for others – we take our responsibility to others seriously, celebrating the achievements of everyone and helping to pick up the pieces when things go wrong.

Our principles are the way we put our values into action

Voluntary and open membership – membership is open to everyone

Democratic member control – all members have an equal voice in making policies and electing representatives

Member economic participation – all profits are controlled democratically by members and for their benefit

Autonomy and independence – co-operatives are always independent, even when they enter into agreements with other organisations

Education, training and information – co-operatives educate and develop their members as well as their staff

Co-operation amongst co-operatives – co-operatives work together with other co-operatives to strengthen the co-operative movement as a whole

Concern for community – co-operatives also work to improve and develop the community, both locally and internationally.

Commitment, Contribution, Community

Arranging a visit to Mullion School

Should candidates wish to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Sue Bennett, Head's PA to organise a convenient time.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Cornwall

Share this job