Assistant Head of Communications - KS4 English

West Walsall E-Act AcademyWalsall

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Assistant Head of Communications - KS4 English to join our team West Walsall E-ACT Academy. The purpose of this role is to assist with the day to day leadership of the department and support the Head of Department to achieve the required quality of teaching, learning and educational outcomes across the subject curriculum.

Reporting to Head of Department, this post holder will be accountable for 

Assisting with leading, managing and developing the subject area

•    Support the Head of Department with the day-to-day leadership for the development and management of teaching within your area

•    Develop and monitor schemes of work for your area across the academy in liaison with your Head of Department and ensure the successful implementation which meets curriculum requirements and differentiated to reflect student needs.

For a full description of the role, see the job description and person specification. 

Our academy 

An inspiring 11-18 academy in Walsall resolutely focussed on improving the life chances of all our students and inspiring them to reach their full potential.

Come and join our team 

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is: 

Committed to staff development through E-ACT's professional learning programme in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership. 

Leading the way in your mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider. 

A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee benefits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working. 

A great place to live and work 

Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to three E-ACT academies.

Part of the E-ACT family 

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,500 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England. Our academies collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy and extend to people and their communities across the country.  We are always on the lookout for dynamic , motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve. 

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements. 

Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk. 

How to apply 

The closing date for applications is 9am, Monday 24th May 2021

Working pattern is full year teach and will be paid L3 - L7

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and submitting your application and equal opportunities form. 

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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