Head of English, Lewisham

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Sedgehill SchoolLewisham
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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Job title: Head of English

Location: Lewisham

Job Start: April 2018

Salary range: £28,660 - £47,298 + TLR (Inner London Pay Scale)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Head of English.

You will be joining a highly motivated team with a track record of success at both GCSE and A Level. English has traditionally been a strong subject within the school and we are ambitious to improve that still further. Working with the Senior Leadership Team, you will monitor the progress and outcomes of all students and ensure that students are making a significant and positive contribution to all progress and attainment measures. You will have a strong knowledge of pedagogy and a commitment to ensuring that all lessons are rated good or better within your department.

You will teach across the age and ability range in this rapidly improving 11-18 school.  You will be an excellent practitioner and be an inspiring role model to your colleagues, both within your department and beyond. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to lead others in a journey of improvement.

Sedgehill is on a rapid journey of improvement, standards have been transformed across the school and this is an exciting opportunity for the right person to contribute significantly to a school improvement journey. Sedgehill is the largest secondary school in Lewisham and has state of the art facilities. 

If you have a strong desire to help students of all abilities to achieve the best they can, whilst fulfilling your own potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you.  

Sedgehill is located in a green and leafy part of Lewisham close to the border with Bromley and has good transport links to Central London.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Additional information: It is important that all applicants complete the application process. Please send your application form to Danielle Newman at our partner CER Education Recruitment, danielle.newman@cer.co.uk or call Danielle on 020 7202 0031. Please ask for an application form or you can download it from www.sedgehillschool.co.uk

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website: www.sedgehillschool.co.uk

Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 16th February 2018

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Address: Sedgehill Road, London, SE6 3QW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86988911