Head of English, Cornwall

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Fowey River AcademyCornwall
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS / Leadership 5
Contract term: Permanent

Head of English

Salary: UPS / Leadership 5
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term:  Permanent

We are seeking a talented, creative and innovative English specialist to lead our very successful English Team.  Fowey River Academy has just transferred to the Leading Edge Academies Partnership and we are creating a fantastic future.  Join us on the next stage of our journey as we become outstanding curriculum designers and work with our many partner schools, including some of the very best educators and education establishments and organisations in the world.
We are Leading Edge because we think differently and do things differently, on purpose.  We are a Trust committed to innovative technology and Fowey River Academy is currently allocating one-to-one iPad devices to all its students.We especially welcome applications from teachers interested in becoming Apple Distinguished Educators. Please visit our website www.leadingedgeacademies.org for further information.
Ofsted visited us last week and we now want to appoint key staff who will appreciate that this gives them the time and space to build something truly remarkable.  This really is an excellent time for the right candidate to flourish and build something amazing. 

Our Academy is set in a beautiful cliff-top location at the head of the Fowey Estuary and our natural environment shapes and influences the way we teach and work.  We want a curriculum that maximises outdoor learning, stimulates creativity and productivity and, as we are based in an area with strong literature connections, instil a love of reading and creative writing. 

Fowey River Academy embraces the use of new technologies, providing 1:1 iPad devices for each child and an iPad and MacBook for each member of staff.  We would welcome applicants who are innovative in their use of IT and can develop their use as a strategy to raise standards across the curriculum.

An application form and information pack are available via our Academy website or on request by telephoning the Academy.

For further information, please contact Justine Walmsley PA to the Executive Team at Fowey River Academy: 01726 833484 or email: jwalmsley@fracademy.org

Please return completed application forms to Laura Sadler at The Leading Edge Academies Partnership, Boscathnoe Lane, Heamoor, Penzance, TR18 3JT

Closing date for applications: Midday, 14 October 2019

Interviews: 17 October 2019

Start: January 2020

The successful candidate will be subjected to reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

FRA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment

More about Fowey River Academy
Address: Windmill, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1HE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1726 833484