Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2017, 68% of students achieved GCSE A*- C grades, including English and Mathematics at four and above. Our flourishing mixed Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses at AS and A2 level, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses. Sixth form students achieved a 100% pass rate at A2 and over 54% of the grades awarded were at Grade A*-B. Ofsted graded the school as “good” and we are now looking to progress rapidly towards “outstanding”.
Our Governors wish to appoint an ambitious, talented, innovative, well-qualified and motivated middle leader who is committed to raising achievement. The successful candidate will be leading the Faculty whilst also leading Spanish across the school. They will have the capacity to make a real contribution to the work of a supportive and continually improving school. Ambition for excellence, a passion for student achievement and the desire to develop professional skills within a supportive learning community will characterise applications for this post.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.
As an “Investor in People”, the school provides exceptional opportunities for professional development, with an induction programme and strong support.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check.
This post is considered to be a customer-facing positon; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that the post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.