Witham, Essex, CM8 1EP
MPR/UPR + TLR for right candidate + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits
Permanent, Full Time
January/April 2024 Start
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of English to join our close-knit team. The successful candidate will lead, manage and develop the department, maximising student achievement and progress through a creative, relevant and challenging curriculum. You will join an English department which consists of a team of subject specialists.
As a department we are well resourced, we follow the AQA exam board for both English Language and Literature, specialising in these subjects at KS3 and KS4. We have a dedicated corridor with seven classrooms, equipped with View Sonic boards and three suites of laptops/chrome books available for student use. Our curriculum is broad, balanced and align seamlessly with our schemes of learning, we use a mix of modern, literary heritage, and brand-new texts, ensuring that our students have access to the most current and engaging resources, which challenges them to develop not only their literacy and oracy skills, but their thinking, analytical and problem solving approaches too. We have an online shared area for teachers to use for their planning, where resources and lessons are regularly shared and use Google Classroom to communicate with students, set homework, and provide revision materials.
We take pride in providing regular opportunities for extracurricular enrichment, including engaging trips to the world-renowned Globe theatre, meeting and working with authors, and working with in-house theatre companies who deliver workshops that support our teaching.
Maltings is a 11-16 academy based in Witham, Essex. Situated between the cities of Chelmsford and Colchester, the academy has 900 students on roll and benefits from a purpose-built building that was constructed in 2011. There are excellent transport links to London which enables our staff and young people to take full advantage of the wealth of opportunities that London provides. Free car parking facilities are available on site.
We welcome applications from middle leaders with a strong track record leading a department, as well as those who have other leadership experience or experienced teachers ready for their next challenge.
Visits to the academy are welcomed. For an informal discussion about the post, and to arrange a visit please contact Julie Joiner: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date : 15th December 2023
About Academies Enterprise Trust
AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special schools. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network which spans nearly every region in England. We want our people to be empowered to do their best work, supported by the best leadership they’ve ever had, so that we provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom.
With excellent leadership and teaching in every school, we will help children go on to lead successful and happy lives. We acknowledge and appreciate the exceptional efforts of all our people.
AET Staff Benefits
Career development and training: Our approach to educational excellence is underpinned by our Instructional Excellence Programme, delivered through an exciting and pioneering partnership with One World. We also have a long-standing partnership with Ambition Institute, and offer the full suite of Early Career and NPQ programmes, expertly facilitated and tailored to our network and local contexts. Our centralised CPD offer provides network opportunities for both teaching and leadership development, as well as offers tailored to individuals and schools.
- Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme
- Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes
- Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.
Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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