Assistant Director of English & Literacy Coordinator, Walsall

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Shire Oak AcademyWalsall

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale plus 2C
Contract term: Permanent

This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate with commitment, drive and enthusiasm. If you are an ambitious individual, you will thrive within our academy. Length of experience is not a barrier with this position, as we are looking for the right person to compliment the management team within the English department. The specific details about the job role can be matched to the skill set you will bring to the role.

The Shire Oak English department will offer you the opportunity to teach across the age and ability range. All students study English Language and English Literature at GCSE following the EDEXCEL specification. English Literature (OCR), English Language (AQA) and Film Studies (WJEC) are popular choices at A level, as is a two year Level 3 BTEC in Media.

We can offer you the support of a strong, hard-working team and the opportunity to work with students who meet the high expectations we have of them. You will work within a well-resourced teaching environment, benefiting from fourteen specialist rooms, each with an interactive Smart board.

The academy has been heavily oversubscribed for a number of years and we are incredibly proud of our external examination results.

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Closing date for application is 9.00 am Friday, 18th May, 2018.

As a key requirement of the Governing Body’s selection process, any prospective employee will be required to undergo an enhanced check by the Criminal Records Bureau. Our academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the Governing Body will only employ persons who share this commitment.

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More about Shire Oak Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lichfield Road, Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 9PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1543 452518