The Hayesbrook School
The Hayesbrook School is a vibrant non-selective 11 – 18 all boys Academy, with a mixed sixth form. Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live. We are relentless in our pursuit of the very best for all our students.
The school has over 750 students on roll. Our strengths are strong behaviour, examination success and an emphasis upon learning and teaching. The Hayesbrook School is also renowned for its success in extra-curricular activities and for its support of other schools, both locally, nationally and as part of Brook Learning Trust.
For more information visit www.hayesbrook.kent.sch.uk
Curriculum Leader: English – TLR 1 - £9,379
We are looking to appoint our next inspirational and dynamic leader of English to continue the success that the department has enjoyed in improving curriculum provision and importantly, outcomes for students.
Our new colleague will have an unstinting belief that every young person, whatever their starting point can make and sustain exceptional progress and that our purpose is to changes lives.
We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Curriculum Leader to lead and manage the department to secure outstanding outcomes for all our students. You will have a proven track record of raising attainment and accelerating progress. Your previous experience as a leader is less important to us than your clear vision on what can be achieved for our students and your team of committed and dedicated staff as well as your ability to motivate and inspire.
You will have access to on-going development opportunities and the support of a forward thinking, successful multi-academy trust. You will be joining a team of strong and experienced school leaders who will do whatever it takes to help you succeed in your new and exciting role.
- To establish and lead the strategic development of English consistent with the agreed aims and policies of the Trust.
- Secure and sustain effective learning for students through leading the well-planned and effectively organised teaching within the responsibility area, including the professional development of staff
- Lead, manage and support staff and students within the responsibility area to sustain motivation and commitment to high standards of learning and care, building a professional learning community
- Plan and be accountable for the effective deployment of allocated resources to secure high quality learning experiences
- Lead the curriculum area with regards to self-evaluation, improvement planning and staff appraisal
- Advise the Principal and governors of suitable developments for the effective teaching in or management of the responsibility area.
The job role will also require:
- Consistently good or outstanding teaching and innovation
- The ability to teach English across the ability range at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5
- Consistency and sharing of good practice across the department in teaching, assessment, following examination board syllabii, marking and behaviour management
- Marking work fortnightly
- Managing the department’s improvement plan and self- evaluation processes and documents
- Leading and developing a staff team, attending and leading regular meetings
- Attending all Middle Leader meetings and making a major input into whole school issues
- Contributing to and delivering the School Improvement Plan and promoting innovation within the department by crafting the department plan in line with whole school priorities
- Making a positive contribution to the curriculum agenda 11-19
- Leading department policies and implementing the school’s policies
- Effective management of the department’s resources, schemes of work, and assessment records from every teacher
- Contributing to the promotion of English through the school’s enrichment programme
- Developing the role of English within the school’s specialisms.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references. An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK, in the last 10 years.
Please ensure that your application clearly states why you are suitable for this role, using the criteria in the advertisement for guidance. Further details can be found at http://www.brooklearningtrust.org.uk/vacancy/ths17t01/
The deadline for applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 19 April 2017, applications will be accepted using the TES online form or the Brook Learning Trust application form, which should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org