Head of English

Greenwich, London
Date Posted:18 Dec 2019
  1. Secondary Teacher
£30480 - £49571 per annum + TLR
  1. Permanent

Head of English

Greenwich, London
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Head of English

Head of English - "Good" school - Experienced Teachers- Age 11-18 - Greenwich, South East London - Permanent role - September 2020 - MPS - UPS + TLR

Do you want to lead an ambitious and creative team of English Teachers? Would you like to work in a school with exemplary behaviour that places a huge focus on the delivery of a high quality English curriculum?

Tradewind Recruitment, Permanent division, are now assisting this fantastic school in their search for a Head of English teacher who will drive the department through excellent management experience and a strong desire for success. Apply immediately if you are interested in this leadership post!

***Head of English/ HOD English Teacher
***Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5
***Permanent post - MPS - UPS + Competitive TLR
*** Inner London Payscale
*** 1400 students
*** "Good" Ofsted accreditation

About the School - Head of English - Greenwich, South East London

This larger than average secondary school, located in the heart of Greenwich, is an ambitious setting where through excellent leadership has been on an upward journey towards success. The school is situated in a prime location with onsite parking and transport links across East and Central London. A high proportion of students speak English as an additional language where there is a continual celebration of diversity and culture throughout the setting. This welcoming secondary school benefits from excellent facilities including a large hall, modern classrooms and a gym which staff have access to after work. Behaviour in the school is good, where students demonstrate polite and caring attitudes to each other. With a recent Ofsted "good" accreditation, the school has been praised for pupils' self-discipline, good progress and visionary leadership team. Results in the school have improved year on year where there is an increasing proportion of students who are choosing English as their A level subjects. Therefore, this inspiring school are keen to ensure that they can accommodate this through a passionate and innovative Head of English who will drive the department to continued success. The school is now seeking a pioneering Head of English teacher to join their school from September 2020 on a permanent basis. Apply immediately if this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you!

About the Role - Head of English - Greenwich, South East London

Previous leadership experience for this position - either Head of English or second in charge experience.
QTS achieved in Secondary English Teaching.
Understanding of GCSE and A-Level teaching
Through a strong understanding of assessment, you will be passionate about ensuring every student has an opportunity to succeed and maintaining the high expectations throughout this well-resourced department.
As Head of English at this school, you will be responsible for working alongside SLT on curriculum development and implementing this throughout the faculty.
Excellent subject knowledge within English teaching
The school is seeking a professional Head of English with "outstanding" behaviour management expectations and a hardworking ethos.

How to apply - Head of English - Greenwich, South East London

If you would like extra information on this English leadership position, then please contact Megan at Tradewind on 0207 845 5451 as soon as possible for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, please email your CV to megan.allen@twrecruitment.com for an immediate call back about other roles!

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