Head of English

£33000 - £47000 per annum
08 May 2013
05 Jun 2013
Tarja Aila
Contract Type
Full Time

School: Secondary Academy with Sixth Form, Central Buckinghamshire

Job: Head of English

Salary: MPS/UPS (London Fringe) + TLR 1b (£9,292)

Start date: September 2013

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Head of English who is an experienced practitioner with a proven record of excellent teaching and student progress. The successful candidate will work with an experienced and supportive team. We have well equipped classrooms in a new purpose built teaching block.

The English Department currently comprises 7 full time specialists and one part time specialist. Several members of the department hold TLRs both within and beyond the department. We have a strong team ethos and pride ourselves on our consistency of approach and sharing of good practice. We are, therefore, looking for a subject specialist who is willing to contribute to the department, enjoys being part of a team and is enthusiastic about delivery of the most recent English Language/Literature specifications.

This school is a successful and over-subscribed 11 - 18 school, with a committed, friendly and supportive team of staff. Both parental and student satisfaction is high.

Ofsted says this school is "a good school with outstanding features".

The successful candidate:

  • Has QTS
  • Is an outstanding classroom teacher
  • Has experience leading a team
  • Has excellent subject knowledge
  • Has a proven track record of achieving outstanding student attainment outcomes

Closing date: Midday 17th May 2013

To apply and for more details, please contact Tarja Aila at Capita Education on 0800 022 3829 or email

This school takes the safeguarding and wellbeing of students seriously and this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and Qualifications check.

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