Position: House Leader (2 posts) with
Class Teacher responsibilities
Pay Range: MPR/UPR +TLR 1B (Fringe).
The Trust offers an attractive package of benefits to its staff.
Position Start Date: September (or earlier) 2023
Contract Term: Permanent
Thursday 30th March 2023
Edwards operates a highly successful vertical tutoring system. Consequently, the
role of House Leader is an important one within the school. You will be working
alongside a team of House Leaders under the guidance of two Senior House Leaders
and this is an excellent opportunity to establish yourself as a middle leader
and develop your skills for a future senior leadership role. You will be able to
demonstrate a commitment to improving student outcomes across KS3/KS4 and be
highly motivated and committed to the very highest standards. You will have
strong interest in the support of pupils and be committed to excellence as a
classroom teacher. As a House Leader you will have the ability to construct,
articulate and effectively communicate the school’s vision. You will be able to
work harmoniously with departments across the school to provide the best
possible academic and pastoral journey and outcomes for the students within
your house. You will oversee and manage
the work of a team of tutors and be responsible for the high standards and
expectations within your house.
are particularly interested in applications from people who can teach English,
Science, PE or Geography.
Why William Edwards School?
William Edwards is a
large, successful, harmonious and thriving mixed 11-16 comprehensive school.
Pupil outcomes across the school are historically strong. However, attending
William Edwards is about so much more than just GCSE outcomes. We firmly
believe that school days should be the best days of your life and that schools
have a moral purpose to extend the life experiences of their pupils. That is
why we boast the largest Duke of Edinburgh cohort of any school in the East of
England and we are also one of only two schools in the East of
England to hold the Arts Mark Platinum Award. Character education and providing
a wealth of different experiences to our pupils are important to us.
were delighted that our last Ofsted inspection report noted that “pupils who
spoke to inspectors were effusive about their experience in school” and that
“the breadth of curriculum opportunities available at the school is a real
‘gem’ in the school’s offer to its pupils”.
You will be:
- Committed to the Trust’s
vision and values
- At the forefront of education
- Inspirational and innovative
- An outstanding teaching
- A proven leader and manager
- Experienced in curriculum design and delivery
- Experienced in professional development and
to plan and think strategically
- An excellent communicator.
South West Essex Community Education Trust, we are passionate about providing
the best start in life for our pupils. We are united in the belief that every
young person needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future
place our pupils’ needs at the heart of everything we do and support our
colleagues in delivering high-quality education. Our vision is to establish a
national reputation for the quality of education we provide.
academies are united by the things that make us both similar and unique – the
DNA that ties us all together. The SWECET DNA is made up of the following
components: Developing our people, Nurturing our differences, and Aspiring for
believe that our colleagues are our most precious resource to provide
high-quality learning experiences for all our pupils. Our colleagues work hard
to support teams in their own schools and across the Trust and in return, the SWECET Wellbeing
sets out our actions to support our colleagues.
you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be
part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective
candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please email
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