Head of English, Haringey

Closing date:

Heartlands High SchoolHaringey

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £55,478 - £60,404L7 to L11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Heartlands High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete a DBS check. 

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population

Head of English

Closing Date: Monday 10 a.m. on 17th January 2020

Salary: L7 to L11 

Location: Haringey

Contract type: Full Time 

Contract term: Permanent / Easter or September 2020

Do you have the talent and ambition to make a difference to our school?

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a successful department within a diverse and ambitious school. Heartlands High School is popular and oversubscribed. Developing Teaching and Learning and supporting staff development is the core to our success. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our Middle Leaders gain the right development to ensure a successful career as Senior Leaders and we have a strong record in securing promotion.)

The English department is one of the most successful within the school, providing the ideal platform for the right leader to shine. Considerable investment has ensured that the department is innovative in its approaches to Teaching and Learning. There is a strong focus upon embedding foundation skills in years 7 and 8; teachers are supported to plan collectively to ensure the highest of standards.  Recent results show considerable progress and we are looking for someone who can take our English department to the next level.

Heartlands High School is a great place to work. We aim to cultivate teachers that are passionate about their subjects, and seek to teach exciting lessons which engage learners. We encourage teaching that is innovative. We support our staff with an appraisal model that encourages development rather than a rigid approach to graded lessons. Our continuing professional development ensures that staff work together to improve their practice. We empower staff to deliver great lessons through a high expectations culture within the school that supports them in managing behaviour effectively through strong systems. 

If you want to be part of our Extended Leadership Team and take English to the next level, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Human Resources department on 0208 826 1230 or send an email to HR@heartlands.haringey.sch.uk  if you require any further information or wish to visit the school prior to application.

Completed applications forms, with a covering letter addressed to Mrs Elen Roberts, Head of School, should be sent to HR@heartlands.haringey.sch.uk by 10 a.m. on Friday 17th January 2020. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 21st January 2020. 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the School.



More about Heartlands High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Station Road, Wood Green, London, N22 7ST, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 88261230
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