Faculty Leader English & Drama, Norfolk

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Lynn Grove AcademyNorfolk

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8 - L12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

L8 – L12

For September 2020

We are looking for a lively and engaging teacher to lead our fantastic English and Drama department.  The team, which comprises 9 English teachers and 1 Drama Teacher, 2 HLTAs and an administrative assistant is highly successful in every respect. You will lead a remarkable team of professionals who have established excellent schemes of learning and good assessment practice.  We believe in offering a truly rich curriculum so that our pupils experience the best of English literature and develop as confident communicators.  

We are looking for a leader who will guide the team so that our pupils continue to achieve great results and our staff continue to thrive professionally.  As a member of the middle leadership team you will join a group of positive and collaborative colleagues and will be very well supported by an experienced line manager.  This post could be suitable for an experienced middle leader or an ambitious and talented teacher looking to take their first head of department role. You will have access to the very best CPD; this vacancy arises as a result of the promotion of the incumbent to a Senior Leadership role.

Our ambition at Lynn Grove Academy is that every young person should discover what they are good at and we aim to make this happen by offering a rich curriculum and extensive extra-curricular offer.  Lynn Grove is a school that esteems reading highly and our wonderful library and dedicated librarians support the English department in this endeavour.

Pupils and staff alike have access to exceptional opportunities as members of the Creative Education Trust.  Faculty heads work collaboratively across the trust and for the pupils our cross trust Shakespeare Day is an annual highlight.

At Lynn Grove we absolutely believe in developing ourselves professionally and emphasise the importance of developing subject specific expertise. We will make sure that your professional development is bespoke to your individual needs. We know that working together not only improves results but also reduces workload and our structures support this with a generous weekly allocation of CPD time for all teachers. 

If your personal ambition matches the aspirations you have for your pupils, if you believe in working collaboratively, and if you want to work in a school where staff are valued and supported then please apply.

For further information go to www.lynngroveacademy.org.uk

Applications close at 9.00am Thursday 30 January 2020

We are an equal opportunities employer with a firm commitment to the professional development of all our staff.

Creative Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake relevant safeguarding checks.

More about Lynn Grove Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Lynn Grove, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 8AP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1493 661406
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Our pupils make Lynn Grove a great place to work. In our school you will find lively positive young people with open minds who are ready to make the best of opportunities that come their way. They understand and uphold...