Head of English

The Excel Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 6LG

6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£50,151 - £55,338

Head of English job summary

Principal: Miss A Steele

Required: January 2023

Head of English Faculty

Leadership 8-12, Actual Salary (£50,151 - £55,338)

The Excel Academy is looking to appoint an ambitious individual who will be a role model for outstanding teaching and learning in English. The English Team consists of highly qualified, effective practitioners: we are looking for an inspiring individual to join us and drive further improvement in this motivated faculty.

The successful candidate will be an excellent practitioner, committed to the highest standards of achievement with a clear vision and a good track record in raising standards. They will able to identify, implement and model strategies to improve the quality of education. We offer high quality leadership development opportunities which makes this role appropriate for outstanding practitioners both with or without significant leadership experience. There is the opportunity for further career development and clear progression to becoming a senior leader.

At The Excel Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students excel. Our values of Respect, Ambition and Confidence are promoted across all areas of Academy life and alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition there is strong pastoral support which ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in November 2021.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/

Applying for the job

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk
Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.

More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)

Supporting documents

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

About The Excel Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1114 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01782 882100

The Excel Academy has consistently been one of the highest performing academies in Stoke-on-Trent. Student numbers have increased rapidly due to the success of the Academy and it is now oversubscribed in all years. It is the school of choice in the north of the city and is housed in new build and refurbished buildings.

The Academy was inspected by Ofsted in November 2021 and maintained a ‘Good’ judgement and is now focused on becoming an outstanding provision.

Arranging a visit to The Excel Academy

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Head of Department: English

Altrincham College

Green Lane, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8QW

Assistant Curriculum Development Lead: English

The King's CofE Academy

First Avenue, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 1DP

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Stoke On Trent and Staffordshire and Stoke