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Head of English

Tes Schools RecruitmentMedway

Head of English (Associate Leader).

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive academy with a sixth form, based in Medway. The school is looking to add a Head of English to their progressive and supportive English Department ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include managing the delivery of English at KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13. You will lead your department to enhance provision and will get the chance to lead on exciting project work throughout the year. Project work may include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. However, as Head of Department you will have full autonomy to ensure your department meets targets and exceeds needs of our learners. You will lead by example, supporting and empowering your department’s teachers, staff and pupils to achieve to the best of their ability.

The Associate Leader is the lead professional for the quality of provision in English and Literacy in the Academy.

The Associate Leader will share responsibility for senior leadership and management for the Academy ensuring continual improvement and high quality, engaging and fulfilling cognitive education for all students.  will also line manage the English department, supporting the SLT link and Headteacher to ensure the department achieve to its maximum potential.

“The Trust is in the top 10 Multi-Academy Trusts for KS4 progress and was nominated for TES Employer of the Year in 2018

We require a talented and enthusiastic Associate Leader of English to join our Academy. The successful candidate will oversee our English department. We are a mixed Comprehensive School for 11-19 year old students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment.

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. The Academy is focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. Our job is to find and foster these for all. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant English Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering English up to A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience managing a department: specifically people and financial management

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1404712 in the email subject line.

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To learn more about this role please email tom.nutley@tes.com for an information pack which includes school name, role specifics and context.

Please feel free to call Tom Nutley on 0776 700 1965 or drop an email to tom.nutley@tes.com for further information. REF: 1404712

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