Head of English, West Bridgford, Nottingham

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The West Bridgford SchoolWest Bridgford, Nottingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience £22,917 to £38,633 plus TLR 1B (£9,474)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


For September 2018

Salary: Dependent on experience £22,917 to £38,633 plus TLR 1B (£9,474)

The West Bridgford School has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Teacher of English to join and lead an outstanding department in a high-performing and over-subscribed school.

The Head of Department will be responsible for teaching and learning in English with support from three additional responsibility holders within the department. The person we are seeking will be an outstanding teacher across the ability and age range, able to promote innovation in teaching and learning and work in a supportive way with colleagues. They will work with the Director of English who works 50% within the English department at West Bridgford School. The successful candidate will, however enjoy a high degree of autonomy working within the Trust’s strategic direction for moving the department even further forward. 

We are offering excellent professional development opportunities, the chance to work as part of a team committed to continuous improvement, a positive learning ethos with all abilities of students and the opportunity to teach A Level English.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

For further information, and an application pack, please visit our web site at www.wbs.school/vacancies or email vacancies@wbs.school

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. We do not accept applications through recruitment agencies.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 21st March 2018 


Principal: Mr R McDonough

Secondary roll: 1593 including 349 in the sixth form

Part of the East Midlands Education Trust

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More about The West Bridgford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7FA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 974 4488
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