Keyham Lodge, an Outstanding SEMH School, in Leicester, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and well qualified Head of English to lead a successful and dedicated department. The successful candidate will teach KS3 and KS4, whilst working closely with the team to ensure that the quality of provision remains consistently excellent.
We are looking to appoint an outstanding practitioner to join the team at this truly remarkable school, with excellent staff retention and a dynamic, proactive and talented team. You will be joining a school that excels all expectations and provides an excellent environment for its students to succeed Socially, Emotionally and Academically.
As Head of English you will be joining the Middle Leadership team and be an integral part in guiding your department, and the school, forward in reaching some of the most vulnerable students in the city.
The post will suit either an existing Head of Department or an ambitious teacher who is looking to develop their career.
The Senior Leadership team are recognised for their ability to inspire and motivate both staff and students, and regularly promote from within, making this an ideal opportunity for somebody that is looking for the next step in their career.
The school are looking for someone who:
- is an Outstanding English Teacher who is passionate about their subject
- is committed to securing student progress, regardless of their starting point
- can enthuse, excite and engage students at ability levels
- is adaptable an willing to put the varying needs of students at the centre of everything that they do
- wants to make a difference to their students, every single day
Keyham Lodge has a fantastic reputation, both locally and nationally, and are looking for an individual who is able to uphold our ethos and value. Many of our students have been failed by the educations system and by society; we want to change that for them. We aim to give them a sense of worth and of belonging. By the time they leave us, we strive for them to respectful, responsible and resilient. As a team, we are all committed to this common goal.
As a middle leader, you will work closely with all the teams in school. You will have a leading role in driving school agendas forward with students, staff and parents. Opportunities to experience new and exciting things will be part of your normal working life. But above all, you will be a leader in a school where the most important thing is our students.
Closing date Sunday 19th April 2020
The Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Enhanced DSB checks will be undertaken.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.