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Head of EAL, North Yorkshire

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Tes Schools RecruitmentNorth Yorkshire

Salary: Inline with state sector with TLR

Contract type: Part Time

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted:

Closing date:

Start date: January or April 2021

Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of EAL.

The role is 0.57 full time equivalent, with teaching on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, for the right candidate there can be some flexibility.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive independent College, based in North Yorkshire. The school is looking to add a Head of EAL to their progressive and supportive English as an additional Language Department ideally starting in January or April 2021.

The role will include managing the delivery of EAL across KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13. You will lead your department to enhance provision and will get the chance to lead on exciting project work throughout the year. Project work may include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. However, as Head of Department you will have full autonomy to ensure your department meets targets and exceeds needs of our learners. You will lead by example, supporting and empowering your department’s teachers, staff and pupils to achieve to the best of their ability.

The Head of Department will also line manage the EAL department, supporting the SLT link and Headteacher to ensure the department achieve to its maximum potential.

“Founded in 1802 and situated within 2,000 acres of stunning North Yorkshire countryside, the College is a co-educational boarding school educating students aged 13 to 19 within a Benedictine community of faith and scholarship. Most students are full boarders, joining the school from Yorkshire, across the UK and around the world.

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Head of EAL to join our team. We provide an excellent and challenging education, where we aim to develop students’ proficiency in English to the highest possible standard.

We are looking for an ambitious and inspiring candidate to uphold our high quality of teaching. You must be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching and learning, andbe confident in your abilities to teach effectively.”

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant EAL or English Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering EAL up to GCSE/A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience managing a department: specifically people and financial management

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1367801 in the email subject line.

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Please feel free to call Tom Nutley on 0776 700 1965 or drop an email to for further information. REF: 1367801

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