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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Teach pupils for 190 days of the school year Be available for 5 extra days which will be specified by the Trust or Headteacher Be available to perform duties as specified by the Headteacher for 1265 hours in any school year.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR1a

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will provide leadership and management of English in order to secure high quality teaching by all staff within the department. You will use your skills and experience to ensure the effective use of resources and the improvement of standards of learning and achievement of all pupils.


The key responsibilities of a Head of English include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach a full timetable of English with requisite leadership time;
  • Be enthusiastic and determined to achieve the very best outcomes;
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning;
  • Be committed to the school’s vision: “We put the success and happiness of our students at the heart of everything we do”;
  • Embody and model our values of trust, resilience, excellence and kindness;
  • Be dedicated to ensuring students continually improve;
  • To lead continued improvement in English;
  • To lead work on reviewing and improving the English curriculum;
  • Manage the English department;
  • Teach both KS4 and KS3;
  • Support the school’s improvement of literacy;
  • Take an active part in CPD which includes regular and deliberate practice.

What the school offers its staff

North Walsham High School, part of the Enrich Learning Trust, is a small secondary school in Norfolk. We are a rapidly improving school that has a strong community of dedicated staff who live out our vision and put the success and happiness of our students at the heart of everything we do. This is underpinned by our core values of Trust, Resilience, Excellence and Kindness.

Professional development opportunities are plentiful and we are always working hard to be innovative around workload- we want you to have a balanced life and enjoy working with our children! We have really strong supportive policies on feedback, reporting, centralised planning and behaviour for learning (including centralised detentions) that allow you to focus on planning and teaching excellent lessons.

Alongside this we have a clear approach to teaching and learning which is supported by our Instructional Coaching programme. This is captured in the North Walsham Approach to Teaching.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance to all staff at North Walsham High School.

We have robust procedures and systems in place to identify any concerns we have about our students and we act swiftly and proactively when dealing with these concerns.

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About North Walsham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
gosdenj@nwhs.uk
Phone number
01692 402581

We put the success and happiness of our students at the heart of everything we do.

North Walsham High School is a rapidly growing school that has a strong community of dedicated staff who live out our vision and put the success and happiness of our students at the heart of everything we do. This is underpinned by our core values of Trust, Resilience, Excellence and Kindness. After a period of transformational change, we recently welcomed Ofsted to the school (December 2023) and we look forward to sharing our new report, once released, as part of this interview process.

Arranging a visit to North Walsham High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gosdenj@nwhs.uk.

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