Head of English, Essex

Closing date:Expiring soon

Mayflower High SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR (inclusive of Outer Fringe) + TLR 1D £13,288
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a passionate and inspirational professional to lead a highly successful faculty of creative and enthusiastic colleagues. This is a rare opportunity to lead a flourishing faculty and play a key role in the strategic vision of the school.

The successful candidate should have:

  • A passion for English teaching and the ability to inspire and enthuse students of all aptitudes
  • Strong subject knowledge, with the ability to teach English up to AS/A2 Level
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Clear vision and the enthusiasm to develop innovative approaches to learning, teaching and student participation
  • An excellent understanding of the latest curriculum and pedagogical developments in English
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • A proven ability to lead and inspire staff and students.

In return we will offer:

  • A supportive senior leadership team
  • Professional development in preparation for further promotion.


Mayflower High School is a thriving and vibrant oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school with excellent results. In March 2016 Ofsted judged the school to be Outstanding. Mayflower is a leading school in the local area.

Further details and an application pack are available from https://www.mayflowerhigh.essex.sch.uk/

Closing Date: 24th March 2019, Midnight

Mayflower High School is committed to the protection and safety of its students. A DBS certificate, medical clearance and references will be required.

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More about Mayflower High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stock Road, Billericay, Essex, CM12 0RT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1277 623171
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