Head of Media Studies, Luton

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The Stockwood Park AcademyLuton

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP or Easter 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,373 - £40,490MPS - UPS + TLR 2b - £4,657
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Stockwood Park Academy are currently looking to recruit a talented and passionate Head of Media Studies.  At our Academy, we are extremely proud of the excellent education experience offered.  You will certainly benefit from forward-thinking and supportive leadership and encouraging and enthusiastic staff body who work tirelessly to see you succeed.  

We are seeking a Head of Media Studies who is a strong and capable leader.  You will have responsibility for leading your department, focusing on student attainment and making continuous progress in your field.  In addition, you will bring your lessons to life, engaging students across Year 9, Key Stage 4 and 5.  The successful candidate will be committed to promoting learning and have high expectations for all students.  .   

As a Teaching Trust, we offer exceptional teacher training and high-quality professional development programmes catered to your needs. Consequently, we have many success stories of driven and ambitious teachers that join us and have been given excellent CPD and developmental opportunities that has allowed them to climb the career ladder. 

Key Duties:

• Be accountable for the learning and achievement of all students

• Adhere to the Academy’s procedures for recording, monitoring, analyzing and acting upon a range of data

• Keep abreast of national developments, curriculum innovation and resources for learning

• Provide sound financial management of departmental budget

• Motivate subject staff (teaching and support) and create a highly effective team

The successful candidate will have:

• Demonstrable impact on raising attainment

• Some experience on managing the work of others 

• Experience of using data information to inform target setting and planning

• Ability to work as part of, and contribute to a whole school multi-disciplinary team

• Ability to deliver consistently high quality lessons.

Job Specifics:

• Start Date: ASAP / Easter 2020 

• Salary: Main Pay Scale or Upper Pay Scale £24,373 - £40,490 (dependent on experience) 

+ TLR 2b - £4,657

• Job Role:   Full time, Permanent  

Why work for Stockwood Park Academy: 

• £30 million state of the art modern facilities with well-equipped classrooms 

• You’ll be working alongside charismatic, supportive and genuine colleagues and Senior Leadership Team who want to see you succeed and thrive  

• A staff wellbeing team that implements various strategies to boost staff engagement including various activities, events, conferences and many other staff benefits 

• Unparalleled CPD and training opportunities with cross trust and national development programs 

• Excellent opportunities to develop and grow in a successful and expanding Academy 

• To be part of an 11-18 provision with opportunities to teach in the sixth form in for many subject areas

• All teaching staff receive a laptop to use whilst in employment

More about The Stockwood Park Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of The Shared Learning Trust, Rotherham Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5PP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1582 722 333
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