Lead Practitioner - English, Exeter

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West Exe SchoolExeter

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS or Leadership (to be negotiated at interview)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lead Practitioner - English, West Exe School, Exeter

September 2018 start date

If you are fundamentally driven to inspire students through innovative curriculum planning, if you are as passionate about the intricacies grammar as you are about the wonder of Shakespeare, and if you are an outstanding practitioner who develops the teaching of others, then we would like to hear from you.

You will be instrumental in inspiring and motivating our students and will be required to play an active role in driving West Exe School forward, raising standards and creating outstanding life chances for our students.  

West Exe has recently academised and joined the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust. The Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 16 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivery outstanding outcomes for every pupil, regardless of background. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our pupils. 

At West Exe School we are team. We are committed to providing the very best environment for professional growth, believing that this is key to fostering an innovative and a progressive atmosphere. Our students come first, and all decisions are based purely in terms of their best interests, whether that be staggering entry to GCSE or deciding which extra-curricular activities to offer: a strong student focussed approach is at the heart of our department. Whether an experienced teacher or an NQT, each member of the department plays a part towards moving our vision forwards – everyone has the opportunity to lead on some aspect of the curriculum or school life. 

Finally, we believe in being welcoming to all, students and practitioners alike and always value the opportunity to discuss the department with others.

If you are interested in finding out more about the School, please visit our website at www.westexe.devon.sch.uk or alternatively contact the School on 01392 660100 to arrange a visit.

An application form and further details are available at www.westexe.devon.sch.uk, by telephoning 01392 660100 or by emailing recruitment@westexe.devon.sch.uk 

Closing date: 9am, Monday, 21 May 2018 with interview scheduled for 23 May 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS disclosure. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hatherleigh Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 9JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392 660100