Head of English Faculty, Kingsbury, Tamworth

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Kingsbury SchoolKingsbury, Tamworth
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1.1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Specialist Science and Mathematics College

Tamworth Road, Kingsbury, Tamworth B78 2LF

Tel: 01827 872316

Headteacher: Mr M Clarke

11-16 Years. NoR: 684

Head of English Faculty – TLR 1.1 

An enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher of English is required from January 2018 to lead our thriving English Faculty at one of the highest performing schools in Tamworth and North Warwickshire. We pride ourselves on:

• Our success and drive in helping all students achieve their full potential – 73.5% 4+ in English Literature, 59.3% 4+ in English Language, 74.6% 4+ in English

• Access to laptops and other ICT equipment

• A well equipped/resourced faculty

We are a high performing and popular school with specialist status, located close to the M42 and M6, in easy reach of Birmingham, Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

We are looking for a talented and committed Head of English who can contribute to the ongoing success of the school.  We are keen to appoint an inspirational leader to plan, shape and deliver great lessons at KS3/4 which allow all students to reach their potential.

If you are successful in your application, you will:

• Support the Headteacher and Senior Leadership team in delivering ongoing excellent provision in this core subject

• Be committed to teaching English at GCSE level

• Continue to develop the new GCSE English specifications using their own ideas and to develop a flagship department across school and the local area

• Develop a Key Stage 3 curriculum that inspires students and provides solid and challenging foundations for Key Stage 4.

If you would like to know more or would like to visit us and see our school in action, then please do not hesitate to make contact. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit prior to the closing date. Please contact Helen Jones, PA to the Headteacher, at jones.h3@welearn365.com.

We are committed to effective learning, teaching, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Application forms are also available direct from the school or from the school website www.kingsburyschool.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 16th October 2017 - 12 Noon

Interview date: Week commencing 16th October 2017


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More about Kingsbury School
Address: Tamworth Road, Kingsbury, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 2LF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1827 872 316