Head of Faculty - English, Essex

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The Bromfords School and Sixth Form CollegeEssex

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale - L7 to L11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Leadership 7 –11 £47,538 to £52,334

Required for September 2019, an ambitious and talented leader to lead the English Faculty.  The successful candidate will be able to motivate and inspire their team whilst demonstrating outstanding classroom practice.

The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College is a school where students achieve well and are part of a strong, caring community. Our school’s ambition was recognised by Ofsted in May 2016 when it was stated that, “School leaders are ambitious.  They want the school to become outstanding and they are doing the right things to achieve this.”

At GCSE, 48% of students achieved a 9-4 pass in both English and Maths; 64% of students gained a ‘standard pass’ in English and 43% of students achieved a ‘strong’ pass in English (grade 5 or above). Attainment 8 in English was 4.25 in comparison to the whole school figure of 3.85 with overall progress in English measured at -0.4.

• Do you have drive, commitment and strategic leadership skills?

• Are you an exceptional English teacher ready to progress to a key senior and whole-school role?

• Do you have consistently high expectations of students’ achievement?

 If so, please read on:

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational practitioner both to join our senior leadership team, flesh out and lead our English faculty, which consists of eight full-time and one part-time English teachers assisted by one additional staff member who also teaches drama, two English Progress Mentors and two subject specific Learning Support Assistants.

We are keen to appoint dedicated colleagues who are eager to support our students to achieve in all aspects of their school life and who want to be key contributors to our school’s success.  

We encourage visits from prospective candidates to meet members of our school community and to experience our school at first hand.  If you would like to do this please contact Ann Pullin, PA to the Headteacher on 01268 627848 or via email or recruitment@bromfords.essex.sch.uk.  

A recruitment package, including financial assistance and benefits, is available.

The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be offered a position subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 24th April, midday

Interview Date:  w/c 29th April, 2019

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More about The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Grange Avenue, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0LZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1268 471201
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The Bromfords School and Sixth Form is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form for pupils aged 11-18, located in Wickford, Essex. It has around 1050 pupils, over 150 of whom are in the sixth form.  

In 1996 The Bromfords School and Sixt...