Assistant Head of English, Sandwell

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Shireland Collegiate AcademySandwell

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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale TLR 2.3 £6,646
Contract term: Permanent

Shireland is an oversubscribed Ofsted Outstanding Academy and the lead school in the Shireland Teaching School Alliance.

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic Assistant Head of English to join a thriving, dynamic and successful English faculty. The post holder will preferably take responsibility for a Key Stage, however other responsibilities will be considered depending on the strengths and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to teach English and motivate students across all ability ranges and key stages
  • The ability to mentor junior staff and trainee teachers
  • Be a consistently good/outstanding teacher
  • An exceptional classroom practitioner with high expectations
  • Able to inspire and enthuse students
  • Committed to raising standards for all

In return we will offer:

  • Excellent career development opportunities and access to a comprehensive programme of CPD.
  • An ICT rich environment which allows staff to be innovative in harnessing technology for learning.

Closing date: 8.00am Tuesday 5 February 2019
Interview date:  Friday 8 February 2019

Applications are available from our website:
For an informal discussion please contact our HR Director Melanie Adams on
0121 565 8811

The Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

More about Shireland Collegiate Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Waterloo Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 4ND, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 558 8086
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Located in the town of Smethwick, West Midlands, Shireland Collegiate Academy is a large secondary school, with over 1100 pupils aged 11-19. A co-educational academy, the school first opened as an academy in 2007, having been founded a hundred years ...