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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
competitive salary plus TLR1c (£12,088)

Job summary

  • Head of English
    The Regis School, Bognor Regis
    Enhanced Pay Scale plus TLR 1c (£12,088)

    We are seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner with leadership experience to lead our English Department. We would be excited to hear from you if you are a postholder, e.g. leading a Key Stage within English, confident in your ability and ambitious for your future OR, are a current Head of Department seeking the challenge of leading a bigger team, ambitious for whole school leadership opportunities.

    Potential candidates will:

    • have a demonstrable passion for the subject, with the ability to help children successfully master an ambitious English curriculum

    • possess the qualities to grow into a highly effective leader, such as the ability to influence others, be highly reflective, possess an unwavering work ethic, have high levels of emotional intelligence and professional integrity

    • be lifelong learner, always striving to be a better teacher, who is personally ambitious and able to pick things up quickly

    • want to work in a fully inclusive, diverse and ambitious school, providing a first-class education to our children, where you can really make a difference to young people

      This is an exciting time to join us: you will become a part of a close knit and determined team on a journey to become a high performing, fully inclusive, outstanding provider of education

      The English team consists of a committed, and enthusiastic group of individuals, with a healthy blend of newly qualified and experienced teachers, who are supportive of each other. They are keen to learn and continuously improve their own practice to bring out the best in themselves, and consequently in the children they teach. They work hard to provide an excellent education for our children that enables them to achieve academic success and go on to realise their dreams and aspirations.

      The department serves over 1600 students, across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, and consists of 16 members of staff. The school overall boosts superb facilities and English is no exception.

      As a developing or experienced leader, you would have access to excellent leadership development opportunities and support within the school and beyond as part of United Learning. This would include access to specialist expertise in the United Learning subject advisors; the national leadership development programmes; the sharing of best practice from, and in collaboration with, English departments across the United Learning national network; access to a leadership coach on a regular basis and supportive line management from an experienced senior leader.

      We appreciate that moving to a new school is a significant decision, so we wish to extend an open invite for you to meet us. Please contact Vicky Ovens on 01243 871068 or email vicky.ovens@theregisschool.co.uk to arrange a visit to the school or a phone conversation.

      Closing date: Monday 27th September 9am
      Interviews: Thursday 30th September

    Applying for the job

    Please visit: https://www.theregisschool.co.uk/working-for-us/vacancies

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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 19
    Education phase
    School size
    1589 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 19
    Contact phone number

    About The Regis School

    The Regis School is part of United Learning, a unique group of independent and state schools working together to achieve the best in everyone.

    Our vision is to provide an excellent education so that all young people are able to make a success of their lives and, if we are to realise this vision, we need to make sure we attract, develop and reward the key ingredient, our high quality, hardworking staff.

    The Regis is a school that we all feel proud of and our teachers are passionate about their work. We know that teaching can be a challenging profession, but with the support we offer and a commitment to seeing the best in each other, we work tirelessly to find creative ways to educate. We have access to a Group-wide curriculum, an intranet platform that enables sharing of resources and opportunities for work shadowing and mentorship.

    The Regis School is a secondary 11-18 school with over 1600 students on roll. We are an inclusive comprehensive school that aims to achieve the best for every student. This philosophy is reflected in the successful Sixth Form of 160+ students who are offered a broad range of academic and vocational programmes. Over 70% of our students progress to Higher Education each year.

    Arranging a visit to The Regis School

    We appreciate that moving to a new school is a significant decision, so we wish to extend an open invite for you to meet us. Please contact Vicky Ovens on 01243 871068 or email vicky.ovens@theregisschool.co.uk to arrange a visit to the school or a phone conversation.

    School location

    Westloats Lane, West Sussex, PO21 5LH

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