Horizon Teachers is working on a fantastic opportunity for an English teacher who is looking to move up into management position. The school is looking to appoint an outstanding English practitioner to take over as Head of Department. The school is ever expanding, currently in its third year with intake increasing each year. This is a fantastic opportunity for an English teacher to progress their career as a school grows. The school believe in High quality teaching and learning for all students, a culture of positive behaviour and they believe in building high aspirations for all students. They are passionate about the high quality education that students are entitled to, and provide them with the chance at success in life.
At Horizon teachers, we are a specialist education recruitment consultancy who have ten years of experience in the sector. Many of our team are from an education background, so we have a great understanding of education, and we pride ourselves on enhancing children’s education.
You will be a well-qualified, highly motivated teacher of English who has a proven record of outstanding and effective classroom practice. You will be looking for either your first Head of Department role or your next HoD post. You will have experience teaching English to a wide range of students, from Key Stage 3 up to A level, and show to ability to lead a department. You will need to show initiative when it comes to making changes within the department and the curriculum, and be able to provide support to your team to aid student development and progress. You will have ideas on how to continue the success of the department and make changes in areas that require improvement.
To apply for this role, you must have:
- Confidence in the classroom and have an organised approach to teaching
- Effective and engaging classroom practice
- Experience teaching the new English GCSE Curriculum
- Innovative ideas about disseminating the new curriculum to all secondary students
- Great knowledge and understanding of teaching English Language and Literature
- Good behaviour management skills
- Qualified teacher status
If this sounds like the role for you, please send us an updated CV!
Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.
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