Head of English

Required for January 2018

£22,466 – £39,453 + TLR1B (£9,378)

A Recruitment and Retention Allowance May Also Be Available

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and committed teacher with a passion for English to join our school and lead the department .  

Pool Academy is a successful and highly ambitious school that prides itself on its rigorous self-evaluation and continuous drive for improvement. We are seeking to appoint a strong leader who is able to inspire and engage students, parents and staff, and who can demonstrate exemplary leadership and innovation.  You will need to be an excellent teacher with a track record of success, with the knowledge and experience of teaching English at GCSE across all age ranges, groups and abilities.  

In return, we are able to offer a rewarding and supportive environment in which to pursue your career.  We can offer a wealth of opportunities and friendly working environment where we support one another with the school values of aspiration, belonging and respect; along with our mission for excellence for all students and excellence across the Academy.

Prospective applicants are warmly encouraged to visit the Academy before applying – we’re exceptionally proud of our school and its pupils, and love to show visitors around. Please call us to make an appointment with a member of the Leadership Team.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on 10th October 2017.  Applications should be sent for the attention of Mrs D Martin, Human Resources Administrator.   Interviews will be held on week commencing 16th October 2017.   Application forms are available on the Academy’s website.

A C.V. must not be submitted in place of any information requested on the Pool Academy application form.

Pool Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Declaration of Criminal Convictions

Disclosure of Interest

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Sheet

Guidance Notes

Pool Academy Application Form

Job Description

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