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Head of English

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SET Beccles School
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£24,382 - £40,536*
Job term:
Full Time
Closing date:
05 October 2020 09:00 AM
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Required to start from January 2021.

SET Beccles School is part of the Seckford Education Trust, ranked in the top 16 of all MATs in the country in 2018. Beccles is a confident and happy place. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting.

Teaching Years 7-11, we are an ambitious, caring and inclusive school, one which believes in each and every student; seeing them as individual and unique with their own strengths and needs.

We are seeking a talented Head of English to lead and develop our English Department. You will play an active role in the school’s development as we continue to grow year on year, working in an environment where you will really make a difference. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

All of our schools operate an engaging and exciting Enrichment programme on a Wednesday afternoon. Within each post there is the opportunity to take an active lead or volunteer role within this programme. At Beccles we are particularly interested in staff showing a desire to become involved in our SC (Sea Cadets) and DoE (Duke of Edinburgh) programmes.

Why join us?

  • We provide a happy and supportive work environment, with high expectations of staff and students, together with a competitive salary based on skills and experience
  • You will have access to promotion opportunities, and superb professional development across all of our Free Schools
  • Suffolk is a beautiful county, with access to London for the occasional night out or theatre trip. Very close to the coast, with countryside walks and excellent food and drink.

We will expect you to embrace our trust values of: integrity; striving for excellence; collaboration; determination; and empowerment.

We encourage visits to our school. To arrange a visit during the school day, please call (01502) 718850.

* plus appropriate leadership allowance

For more information about our school, and to apply for this vacancy please visit: www.seckfordeducation.org.uk/jobs We reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date; please therefore submit your application early to avoid disappointment.

Seckford Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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