Deputy Head of English

Job Roles:
Head of Department - schools related roles, Leader
Organisation Type:
Primary Education, Secondary Education, Further Education
FE College, Sixth Form College, Secondary School/Academy, Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Ark MPS/UPS (Inner London): £29,377 - £48,814 plus TLR 2a (£2,667)
5th Apr 2018
Start Date:
King Solomon Academy
Job Ref:

Develop as an exceptional English teacher and leader at King Solomon Academy

Salary: Ark MPS/UPS (Inner London): £29,377 - £48,814 dependent on experience, plus TLR 2a (£2,667)

We are looking for an individual with a genuine passion for teaching and leading English at King Solomon Academy and a belief in the potential of every child and that through hard work all pupils can access and benefit from a university education.

KSA is a rare example of a genuinely all-through school, with one curriculum, culture, staff body and leadership team supporting our pupils’ journey from nursery to university. Our approach to English is exceptionally successful. We prioritise fostering a love of reading in Primary and early Secondary so that pupils arrive to the study of literature with a genuine passion for reading and learning. We devote time and capacity to ensuring mastery of all aspects of language so that pupils are confident expressing themselves in any context. Our methodology has led to consistently impressive KS4 outcomes.

Every year for the last four years our English progress has been in the top 1% of all schools. Last year, we achieved 59% 6 or above in English Literature and 44% 6 and above in English Language. Our English Literature A-level course is passionately studied by a group of committed sixth form students.

We are also proud of all the other achievements our pupils have made which are not captured by these grades: their performances in the Speak Out Challenge, in Twelfth Night as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival, their confidence in writing personal statements that gain them access to the top universities in the country.

This role represents the opportunity for a transformational English teacher to immerse themselves in a highly developmental environment and achieve true greatness in their teaching, whilst developing as a curriculum leader under the guidance of genuine experts.

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Contact Details:
King Solomon Academy
Tel: 02075636901
Contact: Shaheen Riaz

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