Head of English, Birmingham

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Al-Hijrah SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR 2
Contract term: Permanent

Al-Hijrah School is a very successful (4-16) Voluntary Aided Islamic Through School. We have a clear aim to provide outstanding education for all of our pupils through innovative teaching. 

We are looking to appoint a Head of English. The ideal candidate would be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the English Department; they will hold the leadership skills necessary to inspire, develop and motivate others. They will be passionate about the subject and share this zeal with others.

You will be joining an English Department with a proven track record of excellent results with 82% of students achieving a Grade 9 – 4 in English and 68% of students achieving a Grade 9 - 4 in English & Maths in 2017.

The successful candidate should have a proven record of excellent English teaching across the ability range at Key Stages 3 & 4, and a desire to instill a love of English in their pupils.

Al-Hijrah is one of the highest achieving schools in Birmingham and has a strong support network. We have amazing students who are highly motivated, ambitious and dedicated.

Closing Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018
Shortlisting: 16 February 2018.
Interviews: 12 March 2018.

For further details or to arrange a school visit please contact Sr Saima Khan via email to: s.khan@al-hijrah.bham.sch.uk

For an Application Form please visit our website at www.alhijrahschool.co.uk

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment.
The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. 
All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Muslim
Address: Cherrywood Centre, Burbidge Road, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4US, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 7737979
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Al-Hijrah is a mixed, voluntary-aided, Islamic, comprehensive (at secondary level), all-through school without nursery or sixth form situated in Bordesley Green, Birmingham. As of 2015-2016, 780 pupils were on the school roll across primary and secon...