Head of English, Bath

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Saint Gregory's Catholic CollegeBath

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Start date: 1 January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + TLR 1 (£9,181 as at 1 September 2017)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic English specialist to join and lead an outstanding faculty in a high-performing and over-subscribed school. 

Saint Gregory’s Catholic College is a popular 11-18 co-educational school, founded on Catholic Christian values and with a strong family and community ethos. These values are the foundation of learning for our students, providing them with an academic start to life that is supportive, nurturing and inspiring. Saint Gregory’s has a well-deserved reputation for academic excellence, outstanding pastoral care and an excellent enrichment programme.

Our most recent Ofsted and Diocesan inspections judged us to be outstanding in every area and we are committed to maintaining and developing that high standard.

The Governing Body is looking for an exceptional Head of English to join our team from January 2018. The successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher who will maintain and enhance our very high academic standards. This is a pivotal role in the school’s academic senior team and we are looking for a committed and talented leader with a passion for teaching and its impact on learning.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • A track record of exceptional English teaching 
  • Capable of teaching across the Key Stages 
  • Outstanding subject knowledge 
  • The ability to inspire excellence in students
  • Enthusiasm and motivation for exemplary teaching and learning
  • The drive, determination and dedication to lead a Faculty and further improve academic standards and opportunities for students

In return, the successful candidate can expect: 

  • A comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Outstanding professional support at every stage of your career
  • A strong Continuing Professional Development programme to develop you as an outstanding teacher
  • A supportive Senior Leadership Team
  • Opportunities to work in a dynamic and supportive faculty with excellent facilities
  • A positive student body who love learning

For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application, please contact the Headmistress’ PA, Mrs Gormley, on 01225 838200 or email gormleys@st-gregorys.org.uk to arrange a suitable time.

For further information about this post, please download an application pack or visit our website at www.st-gregorys.org.uk/about-us/vacancies.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Details of our Child Protection Policy can be found on our website at www.st-gregorys.org.uk/useful-information/key-documents.

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More about Saint Gregory's Catholic College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Combe Hay Lane, Odd Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 8PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 832873
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Saint Gregory’s Bath is a high performing, oversubscribed, 11-18 co-educational school, which was once again rated Outstanding by Ofsted in July 2013. The most recent Diocesan inspection also rated us as Outstanding. We have a well-deserved rep...