Post: Assistant Headteacher/Director of English
Required for: April 2020 or September 2020
Pay scale: L12 to L16
Based at: Cockburn School
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and exceptional leader with a proven track record of raising attainment, to drive the English curriculum and student performance across the secondary provision of Cockburn Multi-academy Trust.
We invite applications from candidates who are passionate about English and who are outcomes focused, with the commitment and energy to continue our work and strategically lead a Trust wide English curriculum that will secure excellent outcomes at the end of KS4. We are looking for applicants with a strong presence; who is ambitious for students, their colleagues and the schools/academies.
You will be working closely with the Senior Leadership Teams that have driven transformational change in outcomes across the Trust. You will have real input to strategy and success, you will report directly to the Head of Schools and Executive Headteacher.
This post would be ideal for anyone with successful English Leadership experience or Senior Leadership experience with ambition and drive, a clear vision of what constitutes excellence in a large secondary school department and who sees a wider Senior Leadership position as the next step in their career.
Do you have the following qualities?
• an outstanding teacher
• an outstanding experienced leader
• committed to working with staff and students to help them achieve their potential
• an uncompromising belief that all children deserve an outstanding education
• make a significant impact in raising attainment through highly effective teaching
• significant experience of teaching Key Stage 3 & 4 English to all abilities
• can deliver on the Trusts vision and strategy.
If so, we are recruiting to the above position starting in April 2020 or September 2020 as we build on our journey of ‘Transformation to Excellence’.
If you think you have the passion, energy and drive to help us to move to the next stage in our development, we look forward to hearing from you.
Application packs can be downloaded from: www.cockburnschool.org/vacancies
The closing date for this post is noon on Friday 17th January 2020.