Head of English, Wythall

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Woodrush High SchoolWythall
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale with TLR £9376
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Head of English - TLR £9376 

To start September 2018 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Teacher who is passionate about their subject to join us at Woodrush High School and lead the English faculty at an exciting time in its development. 

Woodrush High School is an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed Academy and has an excellent reputation locally and nationally. Our last three Ofsted inspections have been graded ‘Outstanding’ and we work hard as a team to continually strive to improve. We are a designated Teaching School and a National Support School committed to educational innovation. We are situated in a pleasant suburban area on the borders of Birmingham, Solihull and Worcestershire only 5 minutes from Junction 3 of the M42. 

The successful candidate should be an outstanding teacher with the ability to teach English Literature and Language to KS3, 4 and 5. The role is to provide professional leadership and management and to develop the faculty ensuring all students achieve the best outcomes. 

Are you 

• Passionate about teaching English 

• Reflective and dedicated to improving your practice? 

• A caring professional who can build positive relationships and ensure young people are engaged and motivated to learn? 

You will join a vibrant department, where teachers work together and are encouraged to take measured risks and innovate to inspire all students to make excellent progress from their individual starting points. 

We can offer you: 

• The benefit of being part of our Teaching School 

• A wealth of CPD aimed at teachers at all stages and levels of experience 

• Supportive Induction programme 

• Excellent opportunities for further career development 

• Gym membership at a reduced cost for staff 

Interested candidates are welcome to come and look around the school by prior appointment. 

To find out more information on our school please download our application pack from our website, where details can also be found on how to apply. 

Alternatively please contact Mrs Robinson Headteacher’s PA on 01564 823777 or email her at nrobinson@woodrushhigh.worcs.sch.uk to have a pack emailed or posted out to you 

Closing date first post 30th April, interviews to take place shortly after. 

Woodrush High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Job location

More about Woodrush High School
Address: Shawhurst Lane, Hollywood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B47 5JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1564 823777