Head of English, Llandaff

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The Bishop of Llandaff C.I.W. High SchoolLlandaff

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary up to £50,631*
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a suitably experienced English teacher to join our talented team as head of department.

The Bishop of Llandaff is an 11-18 co-educational Church-in-Wales High School. Located in the heart of Llandaff, the school is heavily oversubscribed and students attend from all over the city and in the surrounding authorities.

Standards at the school are very high. In 2017, the school outstanding examination results at both GCSE and A Level. At GCSE, 94% of students gained 5 or more A*-C grades at GCSE, with 85% including English Language and mathematics; 41% of students achieved 5 or more A*-A grades, while nearly 40% of all grades were at A*-A. The pass rate at A Level was 99%, with 88% gaining A*-C and 64% at A*-B and 38% of all grades at A*-A. However, the school is more than just about examination outcomes. Students take part in a broad range of activities that help them become "well-rounded" and our strong Christian ethos helps shape our students to become positive role models in our society. It genuinely is a happy place to learn and work!

We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping young people realise their full potential. As Head of English, the appointed person would be leading one of the top performing English teams in the country and be exposed to high quality training to help develop professionally. If this sounds interesting to you, then we would love to hear from you!

Please download our application pack for more details. Also, we welcome potential applicants to come and see us in action. We are open to visitors every day! 

Closing date for applications: 22nd January 2018 at 12 noon

* In addition to MPS/UPS and TLR1, an additional TLR3 payment of £2525 is available for an existing Head of English (substantive) who can demonstrate a proven track record in leadership and examination performance.



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More about The Bishop of Llandaff C.I.W. High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Rookwood Close, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF5 2NR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 29 20562485
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