Posted 18 January 2023
Closing date: Friday 10 February 2023, 12.00 noon
Interviews to be held: w/c 13 February 2023
Start Date: September 2023
Salary: M1 – U3 with TLR1b
Hours of Work: Full time, permanent
Due to the promotion of the previous post-holder into a Vice Principal role, Kings Priory School is seeking an exceptional professional to lead the English Department forwards. English outcomes for pupils at Kings Priory School have been consistently outstanding for many years and it is essential that these high standards continue to give our pupils the best possible preparation for the next stage of their educational journey. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching and learning, constantly seeking new ways to develop the department and committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential. In this key leadership role, a willingness to participate in the wider life of the school, in all of its forms, is absolutely essential.
Kings Priory School is one of the highest performing schools in North East of England, providing high quality education to 1500 pupils aged 4 – 19. We are a school with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child both in and outside of the classroom. We are proud of our pupils who regularly achieve well above the national average in public examinations: in 2022 at GCSE, 95% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 93% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths. Our pupils also made excellent progress, with a Progress 8 score of +0.36.
The School operates across neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle upon Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Christian Ethos helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to pupils and staff of all faiths and none.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer Recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.