Head of English, Devon

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South Dartmoor Community CollegeDevon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1B (£9,426)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you passionate about English and wanting to inspire others? Are you looking for the opportunity to grow your leadership skills and develop your own team?

South Dartmoor Community College are looking to appoint a Head of Department for September 2019. We are looking for someone who is an exceptional practitioner and has the drive and vision to create their own department resulting in excellent outcomes for our students. You will have strong communication skills with an ability to manage change; demonstrate you can motivate both staff and students to achieve the best possible outcomes and be able to teach English confidently at A Level.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to appoint members of their team and support the school as we move on a journey of rapid improvement. You will be well supported from within the school but also through a wider partnership that we are developing with Education South West, a neighbouring Trust incorporating a number of secondary schools, a teaching school and research school. You will also be required to support the English teacher at Atrium Studio School, a school specialising in the built environment sitting within South Dartmoor Community College’s grounds.

If you feel that you have the right experience, skills and are ready for fresh challenges and have the ambition to make a meaningful impact then we would like to hear from you. 

The successful candidate will be subject to references and an enhanced DBS check. We also value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of our community. 

Further details and applications forms can be found on the vacancies section of the website. Please ensure completed applications are emailed to hr@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk by 9.00am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Balland Lane, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7EW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1364 652230
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