Key Stage 4 English Coordinator, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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Croxley Danes SchoolRickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £30,353 - £46,445 (MPS/UPS + TLR 2b)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a full time Key Stage 4 English Co-ordinator to provide leadership and direction for KS4 English and ensure that it is managed and organised to meet the aims and objectives of the faculty.

We would like you to have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • A passion for teaching and education in its widest sense
  • Excellent subject and curriculum knowledge
  • Experience of teaching at all Key Stages and demonstrating a positive impact on student progress and outcomes
  • Ability to articulate an ambitious and appropriate vision for the department
  • Ability to set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge both staff and students
  • Ability to manage staff with structured challenge, support and CPD
  • Ability to coach and train others to be highly effective teachers
  • Ability to analyse and use data to raise departmental performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication with a range of stakeholders
  • A willingness to undertake Continuing Professional Development and Learning (CPDL)
  • The ability to show initiative, to multi-task and develop existing skills
  • Ability to demonstrate patience, flexibility and a sense of humour
  • Ability to cope with pressure and demonstrate a calm and measured response

We can offer:

  • A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school
  • The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
  • The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities both within the Trust and across the Teaching School Alliance

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to make an application:

  • The full job description and an application form can be downloaded from the school website
  • Applications to be sent to Mrs D Gamble (Recruitment Manager) by 10.00am on 24th February 2020
  • Please include a covering letter and completed application form with the contact details of two referees.
  • Early applications are advisable as the school reserves the right close the vacancy should a suitable applicant be found.
  • Interviews to take place in the week commencing 24th February 2020.

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Tel: 01923 589699

More about Croxley Danes School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 3 Wolsey Business Park, Tolpits Lane, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD18 9BL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 284483
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Croxley Danes School is a new, oversubscribed secondary school which opened in September 2017. It is part of The Danes Educational Trust which comprises four schools: St Clement Danes School, an Outstanding school with "World Class" status, Croxley D...