Head of English Department/Communication Faculty (KS3, GCSE, Advanced Level), Birkenhead

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Birkenhead High School AcademyBirkenhead

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a strong team of teachers and make a positive contribution to the aspirational vision of a thriving academy with an outstanding academic record.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and dynamic teacher to lead and develop our Communication Faculty and successful English Department, which continues to achieve outstanding examination results at KS4 and KS5.

The English Department is part of the Communication Faculty, which comprises English, MFL, Film Studies, and Classics. You will have overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the Faculty to ensure that high standards of learning and teaching are delivered, resources are used efficiently and effectively and the curriculum is managed and developed in accordance with Academy policy across the Faculty. This post also involves the line management of both the MFL and Classics Departments.

Experience as a subject teacher covering KS3-5 is essential, along with relevant and excellent subject knowledge. 

If you are able to demonstrate visionary team leadership skills and are committed to maintaining outstanding standards of teaching and learning we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, as part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, we can offer excellent professional development opportunities.

For further details and an application form please click the apply button.

Closing date: Friday 3rd November 2017.

Interviews: Tuesday 14th November 2017.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Birkenhead High School Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: 86 Devonshire Place, Prenton, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH43 1TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 652 5777
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Birkenhead High School Academy was founded in 1901.  It is situated in a pleasant conservation area of Birkenhead and the entire academy is accommodated on one extensive campus.  Students are drawn from socially diverse areas across the Wir...