56 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    16 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350.00 - £47,839.00 Annually (FTE) Plus TLR

Head of English job summary

Job Title

Head of English

Salary

MPS / UPS Plus TLR 1c

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls was founded in 1958, our school has been helping girls to secure outstanding academic results and providing a well-rounded experience for over half a century. The school encourages a happy and harmonious community which respects the individual and celebrates the rich diversity of backgrounds and heritage of students and staff.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding English teacher to lead our English provision. Our English Department thrives on the notions of inclusion, creativity and enthusiasm for the subject. Our newly re-written KS3 curriculum is designed to build skills over time towards GCSE and are sufficiently challenging students to reach the top grades. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious person to develop their career in a dynamic, supportive, and well-equipped academic environment with considerate students and very supportive parents.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the English curriculum and how this can be taught in an inspiring way to maximise exam success, spark students’ passion for the subject, and to help students to lead successful future lives. They should also be able to evidence a proven track record of high impact in teaching, learning and curriculum excellence, to support strong outcomes and learning experiences. The ability to extend students’ engagement beyond the school day, through extra-curricular would be an advantage.

Please read the attached job description and person specification for more information on this role.


Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary with pay progression opportunities, you will also be working with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.


Application Process:

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 16th September 2024, with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards.

Early applications are encouraged as eligible candidates may be invited to the interview stage on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the stated closing date.

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 Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1123 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school situated near Dartford in Kent, with a strong track record of achievement. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour Mindset programme.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning.

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