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Head of Faculty: English

Do you have?

  • a passion for English Language/English Literature;
  • a good track record of leading developments within English;
  • the desire to inspire students and staff;
  • the motivation to make a real difference;
  • excellent people skills;
  • a willingness to work hard, strategically and apply Level 5 leadership qualities; and

If so, Ken Stimpson Community School is the place for you!

Following promotion of the previous post holder, we are seeking applications for a dynamic leader to take responsibility for English at Ken Stimpson Community School.  Whilst initially taking responsibility for English, the person appointed can join our committed and hardworking Leadership Team and will receive excellent support to broaden the role to wider school contexts. This is an ideal opportunity for an outstanding teacher and leader to join this rapidly improving school.


In recent years, the subject has been transformed by a dynamic and highly skilled team so that student performance is now amongst the very best in the city. In 2016, 73% of young people achieved A* - C in English. Pupil Premium students performed in line with those from non-disadvantaged backgrounds nationally. Lessons are characterised by personalised planning which ensures that all students are always engaged. Many are keen to pursue English at A-level and beyond before moving into a range of rewarding careers.

Applications will also be accepted from dynamic teachers who are looking for a middle leadership role as Head of English.

We can offer:

  • excellent CPD and new staff support;
  • a popular and vibrant school which cares deeply for its students:
  • collaborative staff who are committed to raising standards;
  • a Principal and senior team that are keen to drive the school forward and are open to innovation and creative thinking;
  • first rate line management of English;
  • superb opportunities for career development and promotion.

Ken Stimpson Community School is committed to equality of opportunity and safeguarding the welfare of children. Applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

•           For application details and an application form, please visit the ‘Current Vacancies’ page at  

•           If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Principal, Bryan Erwin email

•           Please return completed applications to Bryan Erwin (Principal) at  by noon on Monday 29 May 2017. Please state whether you ae available for a September or January start

•           Interviews to be held on Wednesday 31 May 2017.

Post Title: 
Head of Faculty: English
To be negotiated
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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