Head of English

Twynham School, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1JF

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

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Contract type



MPS/UPS (£25,714-£41,604)

Head of English job summary

Are you seeking a role that will challenge and excite you? Are you ambitious for leadership in an organisation which champions a progressive and transformative approach to edcuation?

We are seeking a Head of English at Twynham School to join our exciting journey.

This is a truly exceptional and very rare opportunity for a talented colleague.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:
• Lead a strong and experienced English department alongside the Director of English
• Further improve the outcomes for students in English at Twynham School
• Further shape the English curriculum in all key stages to ensure that it is exciting and challenging
• Work with exceptional professionals to further develop a shared understanding of learning

You are likely to be someone who:
• Is an inspirational and skilled classroom teacher
• Is an emergent and aspirational leader ready to take on additional responsibilities
• Has a clear understanding of effective pedagogy
• Is ambitious for wider school leadership and thrives in an aspirational culture
• Will embrace our highly supportive and professional approach to education

Twynham School and The Grange School can offer you:
• The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
• The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
• An exceptional CPD offer from NQT and RQT through to preparation for senior and system leadership
• Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
• The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
• The opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast

Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact Joanne Brickell at recruitment@twynhamlearning.com.

Additional allowances

TLR 2.3 (£7,017)

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About Twynham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1755 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Twynham School and The Grange School (TGS) federated teaching structures for September 2021 enabling us to deliver world class educational experiences to students across both of our schools. This is a rare opportunity to join our organisation working as a Head of English at Twynham School. Working alongside the Director of English you will be part of a leadership group leading English across both of our schools with a particular responsibility for the department at Twynham School.

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