Assistant Headteacher (English and Literacy)
Salary details: Leadership Scale L9 – L13
Appointment type: Full Time, permanent
Required from: 1st September 2021
Closing Date: Midday, Monday 19th April
We are looking to recruit an experienced and inspirational leader of English to play a critical role in our continued drive to create outstanding life chances for our students.
The English Team are committed to ensuring the delivery of the curriculum continues to develop and there is a wonderful innovative and progressive atmosphere in the team. Each member of the English department plays their part towards moving forward our vision of a curriculum that challenges, inspires and engages our students. If you are reflective in your approach, have a desire to continuously improve your practice and that of others, and are passionate about teaching and leading English as well as inspiring young people, we would love to hear from you.
St Luke’s Church of England School is an 11-16 comprehensive school of 900 students situated in the East of Exeter on a relatively new, purpose-built site which offers excellent facilities. We are an innovative and aspirational school that is driven by the highest of expectations in all that we do. We offer a rich and personalised learning environment for all of our students and work hard together to support every student to exceed their expectations, whatever their starting point. The post represents an exciting opportunity to be part of a vibrant and ambitious School working within the Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust.
St Luke’s has a strong sense of community and its staff body epitomises this. Staff are student focused, supportive and kind to one another. They are exceptionally committed and passionate about all that they do, working together to ensure that St Luke’s delivers the best educational experience it can for its students. We work closely with other schools in the Ted Wragg Trust and are actively engaged in developing an aligned curriculum that will allow for shared resources and expertise. Staff at St Luke’s are valued and receive weekly coaching sessions, bespoke CPD, in-house career progression opportunities and regular staff-wellbeing events.
At St Luke’s everything we do is built around our vision; Life to the full, and our five core values:
- Showing respect
- Being inclusive
- Giving hope
- Achieving your best
- Taking responsibility
If you share these values; are driven by wanting to do your best at all times; are prepared to go that extra mile to support our students; and would like to be part of our community, then we would welcome your application.
We would welcome visits to the school prior to applications. Should you wish to arrange one or a phone call with the Headteacher to discuss the post, please contact email@example.com
All applications should be made on the Trust application form. Please include evidence of how you meet the person specification and have experience of the key responsibilities of the role.
The Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust based in Exeter is a values-driven growing Trust, committed to the transformation of lives through education, ensuring that the Trust delivers outstanding outcomes for every pupil.
The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity.
St Luke's Church of England School
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 16 years
St Luke’s is a voluntary controlled Church of England School and part of the rapidly growing Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust.
St Luke’s is a wonderful place to work and is full of staff who are dedicated to improving the life chances of every student t...