Head of English, Derbyshire

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St Mary's Catholic High SchoolDerbyshire
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Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1:2
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

St Mary’s Catholic High School is a popular 11-18 mixed Academy with excellent student behaviour and judged to be ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted October 2012).  This is an excellent opportunity join an outstanding school and lead our successful English Department, at one of the top 20% performing schools for attainment in the country.  Academic results are excellent; consistently achieving above average Progress 8 scores as well as impressive Attainment 8, Ebacc average point scores and outstanding A Level results.  

The role would be suitable for someone looking to move into senior middle leadership or build upon their current experience at that level.

The successful candidate will be dynamic and innovative; providing professional and strong leadership for the department to ensure high-quality teaching and learning; enhancing further the excellent exam results of the English Department.  He/she will be an exceptional classroom practitioner delivering lessons that motivate our students to achieve and who will lead and develop the delivery of English in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

The Governors are pleased to receive applications from candidates who are not Catholics but who are supportive of our ethos.

Potential candidates would be most welcome to visit the school prior to applying and if you would like to do so, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Rachel Gilding.

Application packs may be downloaded from the school’s website www.st-maryshigh.derbyshire.sch.uk or alternatively please telephone Mrs R Gilding, Headteacher’s PA on 01246 201191 (ext 2011) or e-mail rgilding@stmaryschesterfield.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am on 24 January 2020 

Interviews: week commencing 3 February 2020 

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible. 

The post is offered subject to enhanced disclosure




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Address: Newbold Road, Upper Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8AG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1246 201191