Head of Faculty- English and Expressive Arts (001380)

Thomas Middlecott Academy, Boston, Lincolnshire

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Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale + TLR 1A

Job summary

Thomas Middlecott Academy is now recruiting for a Head of Faculty – English & Expressive Arts. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

To lead the faculty of English & Expressive Arts
To act as the core Leader for a subject area and be responsible for leading, managing, supporting and monitoring the work of the departmental team to secure effective leadership and management of the department and high standards of staff performance
Permanent, full-time teaching role


Who we are looking for

Qualified Teacher Status
Very strong track of professional development
The ability to plan strategically, to set out clear aims and objectives and to manage transformational change successfully
The ability to carry out rigorous self-evaluation and review and to act on the findings in order to bring about improvement
The ability to lead and manage individuals and teams of staff so as to bring out the best in them and the best outcomes for students
The ability to provide effective support to staff so as to ensure the maintenance of good conduct and relationships
A record of consistently delivering good and outstanding lessons that result in students meeting or exceeding KPI targets
An in depth knowledge of best practice in teaching, learning and assessment for learning
A thorough understanding of how to use performance data to monitor standards of attainment and to plan appropriate interventions
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect amongst staff, students and families
Excellent oral and written communication skills and confidence in the use of new technologies
Successful experience of curriculum leadership
Evidence of leading, supporting and managing others, both individuals and teams, ensuring high quality performance
Experience in promoting a wide range of teaching methodologies
Experience of carrying out effective classroom observation to reliably assess standards of teaching, learning and attainment to Ofsted criteria

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS + TLR 1A
Teachers Pension

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 503 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Thomas Middlecott Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About Thomas Middlecott Academy

Thomas Middlecott Academy is situated in Kirton, within the Borough of Boston, Lincolnshire.
Our academy is named after Sir Thomas Middlecott, who founded the first Free Grammar School in Kirton in 1624, and there has been a school serving our local community ever since.
The academy fosters sport as a huge focus but will also benefit from other opportunities as part of the David Ross Education Trust. This includes new IT systems, unrivaled enrichment opportunities and increased academic expectations.
We are very lucky to be able to benefit from an outstanding sports and fitness centre which has a multi purpose sports hall, dance studio and fitness suite.

School location

Edinburgh Drive, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 1JS