Head of Department – English, Maidenhead

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BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)Maidenhead
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We wish to appoint an outstanding, professional and well-qualified teacher to head up our English Department, which delivers GCSE English to our 16 - 19 year old learners. You will be a highly respected teaching practitioner who has already begun to demonstrate effective leadership characteristics. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills and the enthusiasm, and commitment to build on the growth and success that the English Department has enjoyed over the past few years. 

The Head of English role will ensure that students have a stimulating and enjoyable learning experience to enable them to achieve their very best. You will have sound subject knowledge and excellent organisational and communication skills along with the ability to build up positive relationships with colleagues and students. You will maintain a relentless focus on strategies to sustain the highest quality of teaching and learning to achieve outstanding outcomes for your students.

BCA is a popular and expanding FE college with a strong land-based heritage. We have an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every student is important.

For further details and an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department: hr@bca.ac.uk

Reasons to join us

  • Generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme.
  • A wide range of learning and career opportunities.
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP).
  • Childcare, cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College gym).

Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 28 February 2018

Interview date: w/c 5 March 2018

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks

Job location

More about BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)
Address: Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 824444