Subject Leader - English, Bury St Edmunds - Suffolk

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King Edward VI SchoolBury St Edmunds - Suffolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR1b + optional paid SLT secondment
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you passionate about leading teaching and learning in our English department? Do you have the skills and aptitudes necessary to lead a large team of teachers who jointly aspire to deepen their passion for our craft and help students fulfill their potential in English? We are looking for an ambitious, reflective and talented leader who can help us to develop the quality of teaching at King Edward VI School and ensure an even better learning experience for our students.

King Edward VI CEVC School is a successful, oversubscribed 11-18 school with 1576 students on roll, including 372 in the Sixth Form. We are situated in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds (‘the jewel in the crown of Suffolk’), surrounded by beautiful countryside – just over an hour by train to London, and a 30 minute drive to Cambridge.

We are seeking to appoint a person who:

· has an outstanding track record in teaching with proven success and demonstrable impact

· is able to think strategically, analytically and creatively about teaching and learning, and has the personal authority and communication skills to make a difference to outcomes for this crucial department

· is committed to the continuous development of people and systems to and understands how this will make a difference for our school community

Please apply either using the Quick Apply link or from the application form on our website.

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Closing Date   12 noon   Wednesday 21 February

Interviews    Tuesday 27 February

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More about King Edward VI School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Grove Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3BH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1284 761393
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King Edward VI School is a proudly comprehensive secondary school, founded in 1550, in the market town of Bury St Edmunds in the County of Suffolk.

Roll from September 2017: 1,200 Years 7 – 11, 372 Years 12 & 13

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