Head of Sixth Form
Closing Date: 08:00 on Thursday 2 April 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 21 April 2020
We are seeking to appoint a talented and passionate Head of Sixth Form to join our extended leadership team. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic and ambitious teacher to provide strategic leadership and management for the Sixth Form, ensuring that it delivers outstanding provision and achievement for all students.
Our Sixth Form is thriving with over 300 students. Our dedication to them extends beyond their results. We place a strong emphasis on ensuring that all students leave us with the knowledge, skills and experience required to flourish in their future destinations.
Shoreham is an Outstanding school located in the heart of the communities in Shoreham and Southwick. Our mission is that we develop “the best in everyone” in both our staff and students and we offer outstanding professional development and career progression. There are excellent transportation links and the school is easily accessible from the South East area.
Visits to the school are welcomed.
You will be an outstanding classroom teacher, possessing excellent interpersonal skills with relevant experience and knowledge of what a Head of Sixth Form role involves. Applications are welcome from all subject areas.
You will be able to demonstrate a record of accomplishment in leading and motivating successful academic and pastoral teams, as a team player who thrives on challenge.
You will have the highest expectations of yourself and those around you, being a role model and leading by example to provide an outstanding climate for learning and development.
You will have the ability to motivate and inspire students, staff, parents and the wider community. You will ensure all students are respectful of others and confident of their own ability to achieve beyond their expectations.
Why choose Shoreham Academy?
- Culture of high expectations with a binary behaviour system that allows teachers to teach and students to learn
- Whole class feedback and centralised detention system
- Our teaching policy is underpinned by the Rosenshine Principles with resourced Schemes of Work and assessments
- Extensive CPD to support all career stages working with United Learning and local providers
- Modern state-of-the-art facilities
- If, having read the job description and person specification you think this is the role for you, then we look forward to receiving your application.
Shoreham Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.
Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.
As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.
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