Second in Charge of English
Salary: MPS/UPS + OLW + TLR2a
The Federation and Academy
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is a very successful 3-18 school, proud to belong to the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation. We offer an exciting and innovative model for education within the community that we serve, with broad appeal to parents and pupils alike.
Offering education across all key stages which has consistently been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted, most recently in May 2018
Facilities at the school are first class; from the building itself to the resources which support the delivery of a broad curriculum including an extremely popular and well maintained Learning Resource Centre. Our playing fields, gymnasium, drama theatre and ICT facilities all contribute to ensuring we deliver an education for character, a feature of all Haberdashers’ schools that is part of our DNA.
We take a comprehensive mix of children and expect nothing less than the highest personal goals for each pupil. Where pupils are disadvantaged, we expect them to make rapid progress to catch up with their peers. Our focus is to ensure each child we teach can read, write and do mathematics to a good standard in order to be successful in their education and life.
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is 30 minutes from London Bridge by train and the school’s proximity to the capital is a strong factor in enabling teachers to enhance the cultural experience for our pupils through enrichment activities.
We are looking to appoint a highly committed English teacher with strong leadership qualities who has a passion for their subject with a vibrant and collaborative approach to working with our students and team.
Having strong subject knowledge is essential and will add value to the aligned Federation curriculum delivered from KS3-KS5. This exciting role will provide opportunities to work with colleagues in other Federation schools to plan and develop professionally, whilst teaching at Crayford
The successful candidate will support the Curriculum Director with the overall leadership of English across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 and to contribute to the continuing development of the English curriculum and to the overall development of this already strong and successful department. You will also promote a love of English across the full range of the school, supporting students to be life-long learners, resilient and committed to their studies. The core purpose of the Second in Department in English post is to contribute to the continuing development of the English curriculum and to the overall development of the department, supporting the Curriculum Director of English and deputising for him/her as required.
Experience of teaching English Literature at A level, would strengthen your application.
If you feel that this position is of interest then we would like to hear from you.
A full recruitment pack and person specification can be found on our website: www.haaf.org.uk
If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website and complete the appropriate application form including equal opportunities monitoring form. You can also apply via the TES below.
Applications should be returned to Lauren Exford, HR Administrator (email@example.com), quoting reference number: 008/2ic English/2018-19/CALE
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy Academy is commited to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date:21st December 2018, 12 Noon
Interview date: TBC