Director of Learning - English, West Sussex

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Millais SchoolWest Sussex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR1d
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Learning for English 

Required for September 2019


Millais is an Outstanding (Ofsted 2014) 11-16 girls’ comprehensive in which the students are eager to learn and expect to be challenged in all areas of the curriculum.

Following the recent promotion of our current post holder to SLT, we require a dynamic and inspirational Director of Learning for English who is aspiring to Senior Leadership. Applicants should possess the qualities, skills and experience to lead our highly successful team and ensure that teaching and learning remains innovative and exciting to maximize achievement for all students. The role will offer significant leadership development opportunities across our Teaching School Alliance.

The successful applicant will

• be an outstanding teacher

• have the ability to develop a team that ‘leads’ the field in innovative practice and maximises achievement for all

• have a passion for their subject and a commitment to extra-curricular programmes which enhance the learning experience

•   have a track record of achieving excellent results based on exceptional student progress

• have the potential to play a leading role in school to school support and professional learning across a network of schools

The role requires the successful candidates to be able to stimulate the interest and curiosity of the students who are eager to learn and expect to be challenged in all areas of the curriculum.

In return we will offer you the opportunity to develop your leadership potential working with highly motivated students and colleagues in a supportive and stimulating professional environment. If you would relish the challenge then we would welcome your application.

Millais is committed to the safeguarding of children, and a DBS police check will be made on the successful applicant.

For more information and to request an application pack please contact Richard Lanning at Hays Education on 01273 729465,  or visit their website 

Closing date: Monday 20 May 2019 9am

Interviews: Week beginning: 20 May 2019

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More about Millais School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Depot Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5HR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1403 254932
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Millais School is a girls' secondary school based in Horsham, West Sussex, for students aged 11-16. It is a non-denominational school. On arrival, all pupils are placed in mixed-ability tutor groups and these usually remain constant throughout their ...