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Head of English Department

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Head of English Department

Join a vibrant secondary school in Tameside looking for an experienced English practitioner to cover a one year maternity cover commencing in January.

The school is seeking a dynamic and inspirational individual to lead their English Department and take responsibility of KS4 whilst also delivering a curriculum that is exciting, innovative and diverse.

Responsibilities of this Head of English department role:

  • Developing policies and practices leading to high quality outcomes for all students.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of teaching and learning and evaluating the impact on student progression.
  • Modelling good practice in Teaching and Learning at all key stages.
  • Supporting Newly Qualified Teachers and Recently Qualified Teachers offering support and guidance as required.
  • Setting clear expectations and establishing constructive working relationships with students.

This is a rare opportunity to take on the leadership of a key department in an exciting and forward-thinking school.

To apply for this position, applicants must:

  • Have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Have recent experience in a similar role - Head of Department, Curriculum Leader.
  • Have up to knowledge of the KS3 and KS4 English curriculum.
  • Be available for one full year from January 2021.

This 11-16 secondary school is located a short drive from the surrounding areas of Manchester, Stockport and the High Peak and caters to students to a diverse background of students from all areas. For those who drive, the school has a car park accessible for all staff member.

For immediate consideration, please upload an up to date CV. For further information on this role, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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