Head of English / Maidstone / September 2017

30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP40000/annum MPS/UPS plus TLR
16 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of English - Maidstone

Head of English Department for Maidstone Academy

Are you an English Teacher who is an excellent practitioner?

Do you have the leadership qualities to lead by example in a dynamic Maidstone Academy?

Are you a Head of English who is interested in developing a creative curriculum which inspires and enriches?

*** Head of English for Maidstone Academy
*** Permanent Head of English post to start from September 2017
*** Strong leadership skills essential
*** English Teacher who is an outstanding practitioner required
*** Excellent induction and Leadership support

My client Maidstone Academy's Leadership Team are looking to recruit a Head of English who above all else is an excellent practitioner. The Successful Head of English will be an English Teacher who has achieved good or outstanding classroom observations. They will have the confidence to lead by example to help drive up attainment levels in literacy across the Academy.

The new Head of English will be a visionary. You will have the talent to plan, monitor and deliver a curriculum which excites and engages the children and teachers alike and ingratiates the school to the wider local community. Your faculty must be an integral part of lifting the profile of the school further on a cross faculty mission towards excellence. The English department will need to play a large part in developing extra curricular activities and enrichment opportunities.

The Academy is on an upward spiral. A massive rebuild of the Academy means that a state-of-the-art facility will be constructed in 2017/2018. Model classrooms will be built very soon to show students and teachers alike the quality of the learning environment that awaits them. Following the implementation of a support mentor scheme, the department saw a 19% improvement in GCSE A*-C results last summer. With the continuation of this strategy, together with your leadership, the aims are to further develop both engagement levels and attainment levels throughout the school.

Experienced Heads of Faculty will have a distinct advantage but Outstanding English Teachers with some leadership experience are also welcomed to apply. The Successful new Head of English will benefit from the support of a leadership team headed up by a Head Teacher who has made incredible strides in raising the profile of the school. They will put in place a robust induction programme which will ensure you settle in quickly.

The Secondary School is an inclusive School in Maidstone which has just under 800 on roll. The School prides itself on developing the individual and has excellent, varied programmes for academic and vocational learning.

So, if you are an excellent practitioner of English and have the drive and vision to lead the department as the new Head of English, then please send your CV to John at EduStaff today.

Please note: due to the volume of Head of English applications, only successful applicants will be contacted

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