Faculty Director of English

Bexleyheath Academy

  • Negotiable
  • Bexleyheath, Kent / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Salary L7 – 11 (£58,565 – £64, 229) + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Permanent, Full Time

September 2024 Start Date

A rare opportunity to join a thriving and successful English department that is too good to miss!

We are seeking an exceptional classroom practitioner to lead our English Department starting September 2024. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and inspiring leader who is passionate about teaching and learning in English. They will have the ability to motivate students and develop staff to share that enthusiasm. Our English Department plays a crucial role for our students in both exploring language and literature, and we are seeking a passionate and dedicated educator to lead our team. This role presents an exciting opportunity to lead a talented team of educators and contribute to the ongoing success of our school.

Teacher Benefits at Bexleyheath Academy:

Teachers are only required to; plan great inclusive lessons, mark work and provide feedback to help students make progress and assess students.

Teachers have one ‘flex’ period a week to either come in late or leave early. This is with the understanding that they can complete their work offsite.

Teachers at Bexleyheath Academy do not:

  • Complete duties
  • Complete detentions
  • Chase behaviour sanctions
  • Make calls home

Bexleyheath Academy is proud to be a non-selective school in the grammar heartland of Kent. Bexleyheath Academy is quickly approaching capacity with students; in order to accommodate the demands of the local community and grow our skilled staff, we must expand.

With immediate train access to Central London and easy access to the Kent countryside, Bexleyheath has the best of both worlds. Despite having a Kent postcode, Bexleyheath is classified as Greater London due to its strategic location between Welling, Sidcup, and Bexley village. You can reach Dartford for the river crossing with a short drive along the A2.

Its thriving hub is The Broadway – a shopping district with added appeal in the shape of a bowling alley, cinema and a growing number of restaurants. A little beyond Bexleyheath and you’re at Bluewater, Ashford for the designer outlet and international rail travel to Europe.

Should you wish to visit us in person then our doors are open to you at any time on any day. Please contact the Principals PA

The role is due to commence September 2024.

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2024

Interviews are available immediately, so we welcome early applications, which will be reviewed continuously.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

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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