We are looking for the inspirational candidate who will lead the subject of English and the team. This role will focus on strengthening the good foundations that are in place to take the school to the next level. The successful applicant will lead the English Team in developing and delivering the curriculum, as well as support the development of teaching and learning in this experienced, strong and willing team. You will also play a significant part, as a leader in supporting the development of the school’s culture and climate.
Applicants do not need to be practising Christians, but would be expected to uphold our Christian principles of trust, forgiveness, compassion, thankfulness, friendship and love, as well as our vision where, ‘Through God’s love, we are the rich soil where seeds flourish and roots grow’.
In line with this vision, we are committed to developing you in the role, both in the short term through a supportive induction programme, and in the long term through Leadership CPD (e.g. NPQML or NPQSL).
Your key responsibilities will be to provide:
Innovation in curriculum, teaching and learning in your area
Support the strategic leadership of the teaching and learning area
Support for the strategic improvement of the whole school
Contributions to the Strategic Planning Group
plus TLR2c or 1b depending on experience
Applying for the job
Please submit a letter of application focussing on your professional experience in the above elements on no more than two sides of A4 (font size 10 or larger) and a completed application form which is downloadable from the website www.st-maryshigh.herts.sch.uk
Academy, Church of England
1244 pupils enrolled
11 to 19
About St Mary's Church of England High School (VA)
We believe everyone is equal, everyone deserves the best.
Are you seeking an opportunity to play a major role in developing teaching, learning and curriculum in a dynamic school? If so, St Mary’s CE High School is looking for an inspiring Subject Lead with responsibility for English to join us from the start of the Summer Term 2021.
St Mary’s CE High School is committed to providing a safe and caring learning environment, founded on our Christian principles. We continue to develop an excellent standard of education for all students, allowing everyone to achieve their full potential regardless of ability or background in a safe and inspiring community.
‘Pupils told us they like to learn. Sixth-form students are confident and mature young adults. Pupils are confident in their future plans. The arrangements for safeguarding are effective.’
Ofsted September 2019
St Mary’s CE High School is one of three church secondary schools in Hertfordshire, all of which are within the Diocese of St Albans. The school is well recognised in the local community for its high-quality provision and outstanding inclusion agenda.
“An exceptionally inclusive and caring community”
SIAMS January 2020
Lieutenant Ellis Way, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN7 5FB