Faculty Lead for Communications (English, Media and Languages), Medway

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St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive SchoolMedway

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR1A £13,027
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified Teacher of English to lead the English, Media and Languages Departments as Head of Faculty from September 2020. 

The successful candidate will be an English specialist who has the ability to put their vision for teaching and learning into practice, supported by an able team of staff. They will work closely with the Senior Leader who line manages the faculty, as well as the Head of Languages, to create an engaging and challenging curriculum for students of all abilities across all subjects. They will model at least good teaching practice and inspire others through the delivery of effective and exciting lessons. A bespoke CPD programme will be tailored to meeting their needs.

St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School is a non-selective coeducational secondary school for students age 11-18. A split site school with free parking, we are moving to brand new buildings in 2022. Our mission statement is that ‘St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School educates students, spiritually and educationally forming them through Faith so that they can achieve their aspirations and contribute to their community’.  As a Catholic school, we are passionate about the formation of the whole student, making sure that we develop students into good people as well as ensure they get good results.

The school is in Medway, a 30-minute distance from London by road or high-speed rail link. Medway benefits from a multimillion-pound regeneration programme bringing new housing developments and facilities for its inhabitants; it also has the lowest council tax rates in Kent.  St. John Fisher also offers subsidised accommodation for employees and this will be offered to the successful candidate, should they be interested.

We are happy to offer visits and informal discussions of the role: please contact v.walker@stjohnfisher.school for further information.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 30th March

Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date.

Shortlisted candidates only will be contacted for interview which will take place shortly after the deadline. St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students. Any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants. 

More about St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Ordnance Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6SG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 543123
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St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School has a proud history of educating our local Medway community. Established in 1964, we are the only Catholic secondary school in the local authority and the only secondary school operating acro...