We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of English to join our thriving English department in September 2018. Longsands Academy is a successful 11-18 comprehensive school rated as good by Ofsted in October 2014. St Neots is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and with excellent transport links to London.
We are a large and diverse department and the successful applicant would be working alongside a pre-existing leadership team who believe staff wellbeing is the key to success. The successful applicant must be an enthusiastic and ambitious specialist with an aptitude for leadership, strengths across all key stages and the ability deliver outstanding English lessons.
In return we can offer you the support of an enthusiastic, experienced and collaborative department. The English department is continually reviewing and developing strategies to improve attainment, as well as cultivating a love and passion for English with a particular emphasis on raising student engagement levels at all key stages.
At Longsands, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership. All teachers receive an iPad or laptop to assist with planning and communications. There is a fully equipped Gym available for staff use, and a relocation allowance may also be available for those moving to the area.
Application documents may be downloaded from the Longsands Academy website http://www.longsands.cambs.sch.uk and completed applications should be emailed to HRlongsands@longsands.cambs.sch.uk
The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd February at 9am.
The St Neots Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post. Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.