Head of English (The Discovery Academy)
Principal: Mr R Kelsall
Required: September 2021
Head of English Faculty
Leadership 8-12 – £50,151 - £55,338
Plus £2,000 relocation allowance
Job Reference Number: 589016
The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Head of English to lead a strong team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout the Academy. With your knowledge and passion for the subject, you will develop a great curriculum experience in line with the whole Academy ethos, enabling all students to make exceptional progress.
You will be passionate about academic excellence, collaboration and delivering high quality teaching for every student. You will be able to identify and implement strategies to improve the quality of education and will be committed to the highest standards of achievement. You will be an outstanding practitioner, with a clear vision and a good track record in raising standards.
At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.
The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.
The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.
If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed,please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.
The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to email@example.com quoting the job reference number detailed above.
Closing Date: Thursday 13th May 2021 at 9:00am
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 17th May 2021