Head of Media Studies

Twynham School, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1JF

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

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Head of Media Studies job summary

This is a truly exceptional and very rare opportunity for a talented colleague. 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 Media Studies at Twynham School to join our exciting journey.

Who we are looking for:

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

  • Lead a strong and experienced Media department alongside the Director of English

  • Further improve the outcomes for students in Media at Twynham School

  • Further shape the Media curriculum at Key Stage 5 and build links with other subjects

  • Work with exceptional professionals to further develop a shared understanding of learning

You are likely to be someone who:

  • Isan inspirational and skilled classroom teacher in both Media Studies and English

  • 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

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high

  • Keep improving

  • Don’t leave anyone behind

  • See the bigger picture

Applying for the job

To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application Form by email to: recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

Only applications on the Twynham Learning official application form will be accepted. You can download the forms here: www.twynhamlearning.com/187/staff-vacancies

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About Twynham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1820 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Twynham School and The Grange School (TGS) federated teaching structures in 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 Media Studies at Twynham School. Working alongside the Director of English you will be part of a leadership group leading English and Media across both of our schools with a particular responsibility for the Media department at Twynham School.

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 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 work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast.

Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

Arranging a visit to Twynham School

Please contact recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

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