Head of English Department (TLR 1ii £10,200)
The Governing Body wish to appoint an exceptional Head of English to join our enthusiastic, dedicated and ambitious team and be part of our continued drive for excellence. The successful applicant will be hardworking, will share our values, and will be passionate about leading staff and working with pupils and supporting them to be successful in all aspects of school life.
It is an exciting time to join Fitzalan as the school prepares to embed the Curriculum for Wales. The school is significantly oversubscribed, has strong academic results, has a thriving enrichment and extra-curricular programme, and, achieved ‘Excellent, Excellent’ in the most recent Estyn inspection.
We are looking for a dynamic, trusted and committed person who will:
• Embody Fitzalan PRIDE (Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dedicated, Empathetic)
• Encourage everyone to believe that they ‘can’
• Work diligently together with pupils, staff and parents to succeed
• Lead high quality learning experiences
• Aspire to excellence
• Be a good role model in all aspects of school life
The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher with the leadership skills and vision to help develop our staff and pupils to be best that they can be. A strong commitment to enrichment and extra-curricular activities is vital, as is a desire to be part of our drive for excellence.
Closing date: noon, Monday 31st January 2022
It is our policy to promote and integrate equality of opportunity into all aspects of our business, including appointments. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, marriage and civil partnerships, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, race, religion or belief or pregnancy/maternity. We pride ourselves as being an employer of choice, an organisation in which people want to work and are proud to work, and therefore we put the principles of Fitzalan PRIDE at the heart of our values.
How to apply: a full application pack is attached below and is also on the vacancies section of our school website.
Fitzalan High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants will be subject to a full DBS check before appointment is confirmed.
Fitzalan High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.