Head of English, Eastbourne

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Causeway SchoolEastbourne

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS plus TLR £6450
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We require an outstanding teacher to lead our team of English teachers in the next stage of its development from September 2018. We are seeking to appoint a highly committed, energetic and motivated Head of English to help drive Causeway’s standards through the development of the English department and share in our school improvement. 

You will have the ability to motivate and inspire students, and will be relentless in the pursuit of the highest standards of progress for every student, regardless of their ability.  

We would like to present you with a truly exceptional opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of English and lifelong learning prospects within our school. The English team consists of 4 full time and 1 part time English teachers, teaching in dedicated English rooms. 

The candidate will:

· Be an outstanding teacher of English with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this and to become an outstanding leader

· Have a clear vision of how to improve standards in English

· Be able to lead, motivate and inspire students and colleagues 

· Be resilient, hard-working, solution focused, and committed to transforming student outcomes

This could be your opportunity to make a significant and measurable difference in improving the educational attainment of the children and young people in this inclusive community.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Elaine Gardner, Headteacher’s PA, by e-mail or telephone (egardner@causewayschool.org or 01323 465702) to discuss this post, or to visit the school.

Please complete the standard application form accompanied by a letter of application. We are unable to consider CVs in place of application forms unless you are a candidate with a disability and a CV is the most convenient method of applying. Please ensure you relate your skills, experience and abilities against each of the requirements listed in the person specification.

Please note, Causeway School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

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More about Causeway School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Larkspur Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 465700
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