Head of English, Staffordshire

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Wolstanton High SchoolStaffordshire

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Start date: Required for April or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1.2 (£9,472)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, well-qualified and ambitious Head of English with a passion for developing learning and achievement. The successful and highly motivated leader will lead a team of six teachers in the delivery of outstanding teaching and learning.

Wolstanton High School is an improving school, with a clear ambition for its future: it will be second to none. In order to further accelerate progress towards this ambition within the area of English, we seek an exceptional candidate to join our family and to lead this curriculum area with drive and determination.

Wolstanton High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaw-education.org.uk. They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies. Career opportunities within the Trust are significant. All leaders are supported to excel. There is a bespoke leadership pathway programme which enables the next stage of professional growth within the group. The Trust also provides additional leadership through a specialist Director of English, to support all schools to excel, think innovatively and secure high quality outcomes for pupils in the curriculum area.

We are going create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application.

The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and all staff must share this commitment. You will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS and Section 128 checks.

For an informal discussion and further information about the post, please call our Executive Principal, Julie Yarwood. Visits to the school are welcome but not essential.

Should you wish to apply please return your completed application to Ally Harvey, Director of Business and Finance at: bursar@wolstanton.shaw-education.org.uk.

Closing date: Noon on Friday 19 January 2018
Interview date: Monday 29 January 2018


Executive Principal: Mrs J Yarwood, B.A. (Hons), NPQH

Milehouse Lane, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 9JU
T: 01782 742900
E: office@wolstanton.shaw-education.org.uk

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More about Wolstanton High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Milehouse Lane, Newcastle, Staffordshire, ST5 9JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 742900
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