Head of English


£44,000 - £56,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Birmingham, West Midlands

Head of Department

Posted 21 days ago

Expires In 19 Days

Job Description
Head of English – Alternative Provision
Are you a current Head of English or an aspiring Head of English looking for your next adventure? Do you get a sense of fulfilment from seeing students smash through academic and social barriers and discover a love for literature and language?

This excellent, high performing, Alternative Provision is currently recruiting for a Head of English to join the team in September 2024. As Head of English at this school you will be directly responsible for a small team of English Teacher, and for developing an English curriculum that is tailored to meet the needs of students who have been excluded from mainstream education. This school is a wonderful setting, leadership are supportive, and staff work towards a common goal… making a difference!

Although this school is an AP, there is a willingness to learn and behaviour management is supported by an experienced team of pastoral staff, who are always on call should you need them. Classes are no larger than 10 students, allowing English teachers to deliver lessons that are designed to engage students. As Head of English, you will have access to a range of preexisting English resources and have complete creative freedom to design your own. This role requires QTS.
Job Role:
  • Leading a team of English Teachers to provide an outstanding education within a dynamic Alternative Provision.
  • Teaching English to Key Stages 3 & 4 up to GCSE.
  • Teaching small classes of no more than 10 students.
  • Tailoring the English curriculum to suit the needs of learners.
  • Inspiring a love for all things English Language and Literature.
In return you will enjoy:
  • Excellent rates of pay, MPS 3 – UPS3 +SEN allowance.
  • Support from an outstanding Head Teacher and Deputy Head.
  • Half days on a Friday, with an early finish.
  • Access to a range of CPD, training and outstanding resources.
  • A role where you can make an impact every day.
If you are interested in the Head of English opportunity, please “Apply Now” or contact The Education Network Birmingham. Not what you are looking for? Contact the team to find out about our other English Teaching, Head of English, and English Teaching vacancies, or refer an English Teacher and ask about our referral scheme.

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

Harry Chase


0121 423 8000

Division 607

The Education Network Birmingham

40 Vicarage Road

Hagley Court



West Midlands

B15 3EZ

0121 423 8000

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