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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Pay scale

£30,000 to £46,525

Additional allowances

TLR of £3,214

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Lead and inspire excellence in English
  • Further develop an already exciting, ambitious and challenging English curriculum
  • Provide inspirational and dynamic leadership to an exceptional team of professionals
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.

You are likely to be someone who is or has the potential to be:

  • Be Aan inspirational and skilled classroom teacher of English
  • Hasve a vision for excellence in English
  • Is be highly resilient and tenacious with a clear understanding of, and ability to use, a range of approaches including pace-setting and challenge as tools to bring about transformational change
  • Is be ambitious for whole school leadership and thrives in an aspirational culture
  • Will embrace our highly supportive, professional approach to school improvement

What the school offers its staff

About the Post

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 education?

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and energetic Head of Key Stage 5 English to join and lead our highly successful department and subject at Twynham School. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to lead an already high-performing faculty area and to further develop an exciting and ambitious curriculum that provides exceptional opportunities for our students. Twynham Sixth Form is one of the largest in the area and attracts students from both Twynham School, The Grange School and other local schools.

Twynham School and The Grange School TGS can offer you:

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding regarded professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer from ECT 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 work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented and aspirational colleague

Further details about the role

Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact Alison Brown (HR administrator) on 01202 486237 or email us at recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form and Diversity Questionnaire by email to: recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

Only applications made using our own official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here: www.twynhamlearning.com/187/staff-vacancies

The closing date is Friday 17th May 2024 and interviews will be held on Tuesday 21st May 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

We value diversity and inclusiveness. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities. We don't discriminate on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/nationality, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. We'll only consider people who can evidence their right to work in the UK. We're committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes to safeguard children. We undertake enhanced criminal records checks before appointment. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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About Twynham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1802 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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Twynham School is an exceptionally special place; a school which believes in the unlimited potential of every child, where people are valued above all and ultimately a place where every child can be successful. Our long-tradition of success is built on two vital pillars; high quality teaching and learning and, most importantly, the value we place on the very special relationships between students and staff.

Arranging a visit to Twynham School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@twynhamlearning.com.

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