Head of English Department/Communication Faculty (KS3, GCSE, Advanced Level)


Head of English Department/Communication Faculty (KS3, GCSE, Advanced Level)

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a strong team of teachers and make a positive contribution to the aspirational vision of a thriving academy with an outstanding academic record.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and dynamic teacher to lead and develop our Communication Faculty and successful English Department, which continues to achieve outstanding examination results at KS4 and KS5.

The English Department is part of the Communication Faculty, which comprises English, MFL, Film Studies, and Classics. You will have overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the Faculty to ensure that high standards of learning and teaching are delivered, resources are used efficiently and effectively and the curriculum is managed and developed in accordance with Academy policy across the Faculty. This post also involves the line management of both the MFL and Classics Departments.

Experience as a subject teacher covering KS3-5 is essential, along with relevant and excellent subject knowledge.

If you are able to demonstrate visionary team leadership skills and are committed to maintaining outstanding standards of teaching and learning we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, as part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, we can offer excellent professional development opportunities.

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Region: North West
Location: Birkenhead
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: November 3, 2017
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