Head of English, Cornwall

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Fowey River AcademyCornwall
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Fowey River Academy and the Leading Edge Academies Partnership are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Lead Practitioner/Head of Faculty to work closely with the English team in supporting the faculty in the next stage of their development.

This is a really exciting opportunity to lead and develop a strong department with a good track record and we are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational individual who will be dedicated to the promotion of English Language and Literature.

This post is ideal for someone who really wants to make a difference to the lives of young people. Fowey River Academy is evolving fast and we aim to be the school of choice in the local area. We have just joined a new, high-performing MAT and have secured multi-million pound funding to upgrade our facilities and develop world-class learning environments.

We are Fowey River Academy

We are …ready. We are …ambitious. We are… taking back control. We are ….making history. We want…. go getters. We want… maker creators. We want…deep thinkers. We want high flyers.

The Himalayas do not come without altitude sickness, nor Hong Kong without the sensory overload. The world is a melting pot of experiences and meaningful moments that can help to define any individual. We are Fowey River Academy, and with connections to over 30 countries and counting, there are no limits to how far we can go. Coming?

The extent of this leadership role within the English Faculty will be negotiated with the successful candidate and the salary will be commensurate with the agreed role and the successful candidate’s experience. They will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, who is able to drive continuous improvement in teaching and learning, raising standards and ensuring pupil achievement and engagement are maximised. Coaching colleagues in developing their practice will be an important aspect of the role; we seek a leader who has the ability to foster a lively and enthusiastic atmosphere within the department for both students and staff.

Closing date: Monday 20th May 2019
Interview: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

For further information and to apply, please download the relevant application pack from our website: www.fracademy.org or our Trust’s website www.leadingedgeacademies.org

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

If you require an alternative format, you can contact Justine Walmsley jwalmsley@fracademy.org

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than advertised should the position be filled or we receive a high volume of applications.



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Address: Windmill, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1HE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1726 833484