Head of Sixth Form

Shoreham Academy, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 7 to Lead Practitioners range 11, £47,944 to £52,906

Job summary

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a talented and passionate Head of Sixth Form to join our extended leadership team. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic and ambitious teacher to provide strategic leadership and management for the Sixth Form, ensuring that it delivers outstanding provision and achievement for all students.

Our Sixth Form is thriving with over 300 students. Our dedication to them extends beyond their results. We place a strong emphasis on ensuring that all students leave us with the knowledge, skills and experience required to flourish in their future destinations.

Shoreham is an Outstanding school located in the heart of the communities in Shoreham and Southwick. Our mission is that we develop “the best in everyone” in both our staff and students and we offer outstanding professional development and career progression. There are excellent transportation links and the school is easily accessible from the South East area.

Visits to the school are welcomed.

About You

You will be an outstanding classroom teacher, possessing excellent interpersonal skills with relevant experience and knowledge of what a Head of Sixth Form role involves. Applications are welcome from all subject areas.

You will be able to demonstrate a record of accomplishment in leading and motivating successful academic and pastoral teams, as a team player who thrives on challenge.

You will have the highest expectations of yourself and those around you, being a role model and leading by example to provide an outstanding climate for learning and development.

You will have the ability to motivate and inspire students, staff, parents and the wider community. You will ensure all students are respectful of others and confident of their own ability to achieve beyond their expectations.

Why choose Shoreham Academy?
• Culture of high expectations with a binary behaviour system that allows teachers to teach and students to learn
• Whole class feedback and centralised detention system
• Our teaching policy is underpinned by the Rosenshine Principles with resourced Schemes of Work and assessments
• Extensive CPD to support all career stages working with United Learning and local providers
• Modern state-of-the-art facilities

If, having read the job description and person specification you think this is the role for you, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate with teaching qualification plus evidence of study at a higher level, eg masters

Essential qualifications

Graduate with teaching qualification plus evidence of study at a higher level, eg masters

Essential skills and experience

Experience on the Extended Leadership Team or at Curriculum Leadership level

Employee benefits

Excellent CPD provision

School overview

School type Academy, Christian
Education phase Secondary
School size 1688 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Shoreham Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email donna.churchill@shoreham-academy.org

About Shoreham Academy

Secondary & Sixth Form

School location

Kingston Lane, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 6YT