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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR2A (£7847)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The Turing School
  • MPS/UPS + TLR2A (£7847)
  • September 2024 start

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Head of English to lead the department. The successful candidate will have the vision and creativity, to inspire students and lead the continued development of the English department.

In addition to the conditions laid out in the generic Job Description for teachers as outlined in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document, you will:

  • Have responsibility for raising standards in quality of teaching and learning in the subject area.
  • Be responsible for liaising with the school SLT and teachers, setting and working towards curriculum goals based on engagement and attainment.
  • Commit to your own personal training and development.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are able to develop, implement and deliver an inspiring curriculum in a vibrant learning environment;
  • Have the ability and passion to motivate and make English interesting and relevant to pupils;
  • Have obtained at least a high quality degree in a related subject area;
  • Have high expectations and aspirations for all students;
  • Are committed to our vision to ensure student well-being and good progress is at the heart of everything we do.

Part of Swale Academies Trust, The Turing School is at its heart, a community school. We pride ourselves on knowing all of our students and families, and we work together to support and develop our young people into becoming successful, confident and happy young adults.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Excellent on-site facilities;
  • Bank of resources across the Trust;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – supporting wellbeing and providing advice to all employees;
  • Recruitment referral incentives;
  • Free parking on site.

We thank you for your interest. If you would like to know more about our school, please visit our website: https://www.theturingschool.org.uk/

What the school offers its staff

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack. Details are also available to download from our website www.theturingschool.org.uk

If you are interested in this post and would like further information, please contact Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager for an informal discussion. gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at and 01323 465700

Completed applications should be sent to Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager, gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at or by post to The Turing School, Larkspur Dr, Eastbourne BN23 8EJ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: w/c 22nd April 2024

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Turing School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01323 465700

Arranging a visit to The Turing School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at.

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