Head of English Faculty, Bishop's Stortford

Closing date:

Birchwood High SchoolBishop's Stortford

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale 12-16
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of English Faculty 

Leadership Scale 12-16

Required from January 2019

Birchwood is a successful 11-18 mixed Academy with 1400 students on roll. This is a school with drive and energy, with a highly professional and supportive body of staff who are committed to all-ability comprehensive education for all. Our students not only leave with strong academic qualifications but also as well–rounded individuals with a sense of responsibility and a willingness to contribute to both the economy and society in general. 

Due to the promotion of our current Head of English to Assistant Principal at the school, we are seeking to appoint an experienced and driven person to lead our successful Faculty. This position also gives opportunity for whole-school experience, co-ordinating literacy across the curriculum and a strong platform for whole school leadership.

We offer an effective and supportive induction and professional development package, available for all teachers as part of the school's commitment to a holistic learning community.

To download an application pack please visit our website www.birchwoodonline.co.uk or email:  recruitment@birchwoodhigh.org.uk

Closing Date – Monday 15th October 2018

Interviews – TBC

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS.



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More about Birchwood High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Parsonage Lane, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 655936
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Birchwood is an over-subscribed, genuinely comprehensive 11-18 Converter Academy.  With results beginning to tip into the 'outstanding' category, the majority of our Year 11 students stay on into our 6th Form, 80% of whom then attend University....