Curriculum Director of English, Tulse Hill

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City Heights E-ACT AcademyTulse Hill

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Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9 - L12 (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

At City Heights E-ACT Academy, we want our students to be passionate about English. We opened as a brand new school in September 2013 and although we secured a ‘Good’ judgement from Ofsted in 2015, the academy has grown at pace and there is much still to do in order to consolidate our ‘good’ practice. An opportunity has now arisen for a passionate and forward thinking leader to join us as Curriculum Director in charge of English. We are looking for someone who is highly ambitious for our students, a strategic thinker who is committed to achieving high standards in all that they do, and has significant evidence of outstanding impact. The English Faculty is fully staffed with hard working and enthusiastic staff, and the successful candidate has an exciting opportunity to lead this team to become a real strength of the academy.

At City Heights E-ACT Academy, we are committed to realising our vision statement of ‘Developing tomorrow’s leaders, compassionate and articulate, prepared for university or a career of their choice’. Our students are fantastic and bring an energy and vibrancy to our academy which is unparalleled. However we understand that in order to achieve the very brightest future, our students need to have great lessons in every classroom, every day. This is why we are we are committed to achieving academic excellence. Our school has a unique ‘DNA’ which underpins all that we do:

· We believe in Outstanding Learning

· We believe that all can achieve 

· We have high standards in all that we do

· We are all role models

As Curriculum Director for English, you will sit on the Academy’s Senior Leadership Team, and play a key role in shaping the direction of our school. Initially responsible for your Curriculum Area, the successful candidate will be developed to also take on a whole school role in the future. This is an excellent opportunity to have real impact in a school which is moving at pace with strong support from the newly appointed Headteacher. In this role you will:

· Inspire, challenge and support others to enable them to achieve more than they thought possible;

· Be an outstanding leader, teacher and role model for all;

· Have a proven track record of leadership at middle leadership level;

· Nurture a culture of professional development that is integrated seamlessly in every day practice;

· Be bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards; 

· Drive the Academy’s vision and expectations to have a significant impact on students’ life chances.

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed prior to applying by contacting the Executive Assistant to the Headteacher, on .

City Heights E-ACT Academy is part of the E-ACT family of schools; a nationwide group of secondary and primary schools committed to securing excellence and creating social change for the students in our care. 

City Heights E-ACT Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all staff. 

To apply, please complete the TES application form.

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More about City Heights E-ACT Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 33 Abbots Park, Tulse Hill, London, SW2 3PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3691 4600
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We are an exciting new secondary school designed to deliver an excellent 21st century education to local children and for the wider community in Tulse Hill, Lambeth and North Streatham. The Academy will grow year on year so that by 2019, we will have...