Assistant Headteacher – English, Literacy and Reading (Secondary), Somerset

Closing date:

Bridgwater College AcademySomerset
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Start date: January 2020, or as soon after as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L3 to L7 (£42,816 - £47,344)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bridgwater College Academy is an independent but wholly Government funded school for 3 to 16 year olds in Bridgwater.


Full-time and permanent

Grade L3 to L7 (£42,816 - £47,344)

Starting January 2020, or as soon after as possible

Putting students first is part of our fundamental culture. We strongly believe that positive outcomes for our students come from the professionalism, commitment and passion for excellence displayed by our staff. 

We are the first all-through academy in Somerset, with children from EYFS to Year 11. 

Working across the secondary phase, this vacancy will provide the successful post-holder with an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in improving the educational outcomes of our young people. This unique role will enable you to have demonstrable and positive impact on the learning culture, ensuring all our pupils become independent, effective and enthusiastic life-long learners. 

As a member of the academy’s senior leadership team you will operate strategically to Develop and implement Teaching and Learning within the English department (Secondary) and further develop reading and literacy skills across subjects and thus raise student standards and progress. 

Please come and visit us and see what an exciting opportunity our academy can offer for an individual looking to be the best they can be and make a significant contribution to narrowing the gap in achievement and attainment for our students.

Full details and an application pack can be found in the Vacancies section on:

Closing Date for applications: Midday, Friday 15th November 2019

Bridgwater College Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position. 

More about Bridgwater College Academy
Address: Parkway, Bridgewater, Somerset, TA6 4QY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1278 422841