Assistant Head of the English Department

Birches Head AcademyStoke-on-Trent

Birches Head Academy has recently become part of the Frank Field Education Trust and we work collaboratively with others in our FFET family, allowing our students and staff many opportunities to develop.  This is embodied in the FFET vision: ‘Social Justice through Excellence in Education’ and in the Academy motto: ‘Aspire to be More’.

Due to the increase in student numbers, an opportunity has arisen for Birches Head Academy to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Assistant Head of The English Department to join this successful and well-resourced department, working closely with the Head of English.  This is an opportunity for a committed professional to make a real difference to some wonderful children and leave a lasting legacy for the local community, by helping us to ensure our students receive a world-class education, thereby enabling each child to reach their full potential.  

The successful candidate should be an outstanding practitioner, experienced in teaching both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.  You should have a proven track record of successful outcomes and delivering on your plans.  An innovative teacher, you should be passionate about teaching and learning research and practice and have experience of successful leadership of a team, project or initiative.  

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

Closing date for applications: Monday 17th May 2021, 9:00am

Interviews: from Thursday 20 May at the earliest.

For further information, including the recruitment pack and application form, please visit our website at: Alternatively, you can contact the school for an information pack.

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Birches Head Academy requires an application form to be completed in order to be considered for this role.  Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.

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