Head of English and Communication, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Campion School and Language CollegeNorthampton, Northamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: 23rd April 2019 (or sooner if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L6 to L10 (£45,213 - £49,937 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No
  • Do you have a clear vision, moral purpose and possess the passion and drive to inspire your team and students?
  • Are you an excellent classroom teacher?
  • Are you innovative and dynamic?
  • Are you able to strategically lead and make a significant and sustained impact at Faculty and whole school level?
  • Do you have the resilience, generosity of spirit and commitment to make the difference?

If this is you, come and join us at Campion.

Campion School is seeking to recruit an outstanding Head of English and Communications.

The successful candidate is likely to be an existing educational leader – for example, a serving Head of English or an outstanding Second in Faculty – with significant skills, knowledge and experience of leading an English team. In order to have acquired the necessary sound judgement, experience and skill set, we envisage that a current Second in Faculty is likely to have been in post for at least two years and will have a proven track record of improvement for the quality of student outcomes at their current school. 

This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious person to use their leadership skills and continue to drive forward the success of the school to create the best possible educational opportunities for the young people at Campion. The post would suit a strategic thinker with expertise in the teaching of English, high-quality assessment strategies and intervention programmes.

Our staff benefit from a well-being scheme, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, on-site parking and on-site gym facilities.

For further details and to download an application pack, please visit www.campion.northants.sch.uk/145/vacancies 

We hope that our recruitment pack and website provide you with plenty of information about us. 

Should you require any additional information, or would like an informal discussion/visit, please contact us on 01604 833900 or email Dawn Hilder at d.hilder@campion.northants.sch.uk

Potential applicants are most welcome to visit the school and meet the Headteacher prior to making an application.

To apply, please email your completed application along with a covering letter to d.hilder@campion.northants.sch.uk or send it in the post to: Dawn Hilder, Campion School and Language College, Kislingbury Road, Bugbrooke, Northampton NN7 3QG.

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews to take place week beginning 28th January 2019

Please note that we do not accept CVs - applicants must submit an application form. 

The School reserves the right to appoint an outstanding applicant prior to this deadline.

Campion School and Language College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore be required to complete a DBS check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.  

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.  



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kislingbury Road, Bugbrooke, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 3QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 833 900
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