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Head of English

Posted 20 February by Empowering Learning Easy Apply Ended

Job Title: Head of English

Salary: MPS3 - UPS3 (+TLR)

£30,067- £47,298 (+TLR)


Job Start: September 2018 (or April 2018 if available)

Are you a teacher of English? Are you looking to lead a department? If so, read on…

An Ofsted rated 'Good' school in Greenwich are seeking a permanent Head of English to lead their already successfully and well-established department. The school boasts fantastic purpose-built facilities and is technology-rich. The successful candidate will be experienced teaching English KS3-5, and will lead all aspects of the department, including teaching and learning, curriculum and budgets. The role will suit an existing Head of Department, someone who is currently a second-in-charge, or a suitably experienced teacher looking to move into leadership. You will be motivated, dynamic and committed to raising standards and sharing good practice.

The school offers both an exceptional induction programme and CPD and this role will enable the successful teacher to further their career. This an exciting opportunity to join an oversubscribed and innovative school with a strong local reputation.

The school welcome applicants who believe that every child can succeed and can provide:

  • excellent classroom practice and strategies to promote behaviour for learning
  • commitment to raising achievement of all pupils
  • a team player approach
  • willingness to give and receive support
  • evidence of training in the latest pedagogies
  • an excellent understanding of the National Curriculum for English at KS3-5
  • the ability to lead a department
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

The School offers:

  • happy and dedicated children and staff
  • excellent induction and extensive CPD programme
  • robust supportive performance management systems
  • a technology rich school

The school has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS). For more information please contact John Byrne at Empowering Learning Ltd. on

Reference: 34519400

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