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Head of English

Teaching Personnel

£57,288 - 62,304 per year


Permanent | Full Time



Embark on a transformative journey with our 'Good' rated academy nestled in the heart of Willesden. We are currently seeking an accomplished and visionary educator to join us as the Head of English. This permanent position, scheduled to commence in January, offers a unique opportunity to lead and inspire in a diverse and academically vibrant setting.

Key Responsibilities:

As the Head of English, you will play a pivotal role in:

  • Providing strategic leadership to the English department, shaping the curriculum, and fostering a culture of innovation.
  • Leading, motivating, and supporting a team of dedicated English teachers to achieve exceptional results at KS3&4.
  • Developing and implementing effective teaching and learning strategies, ensuring student engagement and achievement.
  • Collaborating with senior leadership to contribute to the overall success and development of our esteemed academy.


  • Salary: L2-L6 (Inner London, £57,288-£62,304)

Why Choose Our Academy:

  • Diverse Community: Attracting families from various boroughs, we pride ourselves on an inclusive and welcoming environment.
  • Staff Cohesion: Our dynamic team includes educators from London, Sussex, and Surrey, reflecting our reputation for excellence.
  • Career Development: Staff are given abundant opportunities to develop and progress in their careers.
  • Continuous Learning: Regardless of your role or career stage, our tailored professional development ensures ongoing learning.

Please apply with a copy of your CV for consideration.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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