Head of English

St Joseph's RC High School and Sports College, Bolton, Lancashire


Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,490

Job summary

This is an exceptional opportunity as we look for a leader to join us at this incredibly exciting time in the school’s history. The governors of this oversubscribed 11-16 Voluntary Aided RC High School are seeking to appoint a qualified and enthusiastic Head of English.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative individual with ambition and drive, who is passionate about improving the lives of young people. Joining a dynamic and forward looking middle leadership team you will be given the opportunity to be at the forefront of a fast paced life-transforming team

Essential educational requirements

Degree level qualification in English

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status
Evidence of Further Professional Development

Essential skills and experience

1. Successful track record of raising attainment and securing progress as a 2nd or Head of Department
2. Evidence of lead involvement in effective department and/or school self-evaluation
3. To have the experience of using a range of tools and evidence, including data, to evaluate the effectiveness of learning and teaching and challenging underperformance
4. Excellent interpersonal skills which facilitate a positive working environment
5. Evidence of success and innovation in leading Inclusion initiatives within current responsibilities
6. Willingness to take a full part in the life of the school
7. Have the potential and aspiration to undertake a more senior Leadership Post

Employee benefits

We are committed to developing leaders and preparing middle leaders for more senior roles by supporting them through nationally recognised leadership qualifications and opportunities to lead initiatives and improve the progress of our young people.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 922 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Joseph's RC High School and Sports College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@st-josephs.bolton.sch.uk

About St Joseph's RC High School and Sports College

School location

Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 6HW