Head of English
Head of English
Up to £43,662 per annum
35 hours per week (includes some teaching hours)
This is an excellent career opportunity to join the management team at Suffolk New College. This role will require you to lead on the operational and strategic aspects of the English curriculum area.
Working closely with the Director, you will pro-actively support, lead and develop staff to deliver an exceptional student experience.
You will therefore need to be able to demonstrate:
- Excellent people management and development skills;
- Expertise in the curriculum areas of the role and have experience of working with young people aged 14+;
- Ability to build and develop sustainable relationships with employers and external agencies;
- Creative and innovative approaches, which deliver an exceptional student experience and student outcomes.
As part of this role you will also be required to undertake some teaching hours, therefore you should also be able to demonstrate proven teaching expertise in a related subject area and a profile of grade 1 or 2 lesson observations.
You should also hold a relevant degree or professional qualification, maths and English at level 2 or equivalent alongside a teaching qualification at level 5.
“Leaders and managers encourage teachers and teams to try out new approaches to learning through projects.” – Ofsted, 2017
Suffolk New College are proud to be an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ and continue to develop and improve in order to deliver and exceptional student experience to all our learners
Closing date: Monday 10th June 2019 at 12:00 noon
Interview date: Friday 21st June 2019
This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria. All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.