Christ Church Academy Old Road, Stone, Staffs. ST15 8JD Tel: 01785 354047 Fax: 01785 354055 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr C M Wright Vacancy: HEAD OF ENGLISH – TMS – UPS + TLR 2.5 Christ Church Academy is a Middle School for children aged 9 to 13 which has expanded over recent years because of its overwhelming popularity. As a Church of England Academy, Christian values such as trust, friendship and thankfulness help our children learn and grow in an atmosphere of support and acceptance. In our drive to move from ‘Good’ back to ‘Outstanding’, from Summer 2014 we wish to appoint a forward thinking and experienced teacher to lead our English Department. English classes are taught in ability groups and the successful candidate will have responsibility for raising the standards of pupil attainment and achievement alongside monitoring and supporting pupil progress. We want a person who is able to develop an inspirational and imaginative curriculum to engage and excite pupils of all abilities. In addition, as the person accountable for leading, managing and further developing English provision across the Academy, the post holder must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment in English and be positive about promoting Literacy across all areas of the curriculum. We can offer: A supportive and committed Principal and Leadership Team A school with an exciting future and desire to continuously improve Highly motivated and talented staff with a strong team ethic A warm friendly atmosphere based on Christian and family values Highly motivated and well behaved pupils Professional Development as part of a Performance Management Process This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious and hard working person to develop their career in a forward thinking school with excellent standards of achievement and care. Closing Date: Thursday 16th January 2014 at 12.00 noon Interview Date: Wednesday 22nd January 2014 Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed, to arrange a visit please contact Mrs A. Gooding, P.A. to the Principal on 01785 354050. Our vacancies are recruited to in partnership with Hays Education. To apply for the post please contact Alison Clements on 0121 2364476, or visit http://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/christchurchacademy/ Additional Information: This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.