Head of English, Nottingham

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Bluecoat Wollaton AcademyNottingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1B (£7,862)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit a Head of English who is responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning throughout the Academy, and specifically within English. This involves the leadership and support of the staff team as well as the management, organisation and administration of the work of the Faculty. 

The supportive and successful English Department is a team made up of approximately 10 full-time and part-time staff, who each bring a mix of experience, expertise and enthusiasm to the team. Over the last few years, it has secured itself as the top performing department in the school. We are exceptionally proud that in the last GCSE cohort 91% of students earned a grade 4 or above, and the progress 8 score for English was 0.86. These results are exceptional and testament to the staff in the team and the hard work that students display across the wider school. 

Archway Learning Trust is a highly successful Trust, with an expanding number of academies covering the ages of 3-19 and operating across a growing number of campuses. The growth and development of our Multi-Academy Trust makes this an excellent opportunity to join us, as we seek to serve a growing number of young people across the region. 

In return we can offer:

  • Employee benefits and well-being scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice bus pass scheme
  • A CPL development programme that genuinely supports all staff 
  • A school with excellent behaviour and a visible SLT team
  • Children who are eager to apply themselves and achieve


If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the vacancies section of our website at archwaytrust.co.uk to gain further details and complete an application form. 

Please note, CVs will only be accepted as additional information, a Trust application form must be completed. 

To apply, please return your completed application form, along with a covering letter, to recruitmentbwa@archwaytrust.co.uk 

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday, 27th February 2019.

Interview date: w/c 4th March 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, Barred List check, the receipt of satisfactory references and any other statutory checks that are required for the post. We are an equal opportunities employer.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Sutton Passeys Crescent, Wollaton Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 1EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 900 7210