We support our young people to become lifelong enthusiasts of both reading and writing, developing the literacy skills necessary to thrive. The English Department plays an integral role to help shape and transform the futures of every student in the School and we are looking for a Deputy Head of English that will build on the Department's success to continue to inspire our young people.
This is an excellent opportunity for career development and to help support the Head of Faculty to lead the English and Media Department. The English team is highly regarded, vibrant and dynamic. You will be work closely with three other Deputy Heads of English and be supported by our Whole School Literacy Lead, a Media Lead and an Inclusion Lead to ‘Bring out the Best’ in our students.
You will have resilience, drive, positivity and a proven track record of delivering strong educational outcomes for our young people. A team player and team builder, with a sense of humour, who has the commitment to Bring out the Best in your staff. You will be fully committed to the culture and ethos of challenge and support, where all our young people can achieve success and increase their life chances.
We are looking for staff to join our team who are passionate about improving students’ life chances and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive teaching team and our extensive enrichment programme.
"Oxted is a GOOD school in all areas' OFSTED February 2022. THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.
We offer a generous payment of £2000 to Newly Qualified Teachers (ECT Welcome Payment - conditions apply) alongside a supportive mentoring programme and reduced timetable.
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.
All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.
Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.
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Values and Behaviours
We are a values-based organisation and seek to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.
Our values will be assessed through the selection process, so we ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to also incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also demonstrate our values.
Our values are:
Integrity - displaying honesty and having strong moral principles
Partnership - working together and taking collective ownership to achieve the same goals
Advocacy - working hard on behalf of others to maximise their success
Resilience - finding success again after something difficult or negative has happened
Compassion - displaying empathy towards and a desire to help others
Aspiration - aiming high to achieve success
Please ensure your supporting statement reflects our Values
SAFEGUARDING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. In making your application, it is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”.