Head of English job summary
Does your leadership make “all that glistens” gold? Do children in your classroom “talk of Oxbridge?” Are you able to bring classic and contemporary literature to life? Do your students get lost in their own imaginations?
Are you seeking a new challenge in a warm, welcoming and successful environment? If so, you could be our new Head of English.
We are looking to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic and talented teacher who would be an inspirational leader for English.
This is an important middle leadership role with the responsibility to work with the members of the department to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning. Candidates will have the drive and motivation to continually improve the department, whilst understanding the importance of developing a positive culture.
You will need to:
• Be ambitious in your determination to ensure all our learners achieve and develop their full potential
• Be inspirational in the classroom
• Be able to provide engaging and creative learning experiences for all pupils
• Be committed to assisting pupils in overcoming barriers to learning
• Have high expectations and a commitment to the wider school
The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues.
To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at email@example.com
Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.
The closing date for applications is 12pm on 16th May 2022
Interviews will take place on 19th May 2022
Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English.
Please note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.
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About Washington Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- School size
- 633 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
Washington Academy offers excellent learning experiences to all its students through a very diverse curriculum which caters for the needs of all. The academy opened new state of the art buildings in 2009 and endeavours to ensure all our young people enjoy their lessons in an inspiring learning environment.
Students, parents, staff and governors are proud of recent achievements here and, as well as helping students achieve the results they need to follow chosen career paths, has a huge and varied programme of activities and extra-curricular opportunities on offer.
Washington Academy is fully committed to each individual in our academy, recognising their uniqueness and individual potential. We have high expectations of all students in terms of behaviour and commitment to learning and of our parents in working with us as partners to support individual progress.
Our very strong links with partner primary schools ensures smooth transition from primary to secondary school, allowing a strategic approach to raising aspirations and generating further success.
Washington Academy is a place where all members of its community feel welcome, safe and experience a sense of belonging. We believe that only where this exists can learning and personal development progress successfully. Washington Academy is seeking to develop the whole person.