As Head of Department, you will excel in the classroom - but, just as importantly, you will be instrumental in supporting colleagues within the department to enhance their effectiveness in the classroom and beyond, through mentoring, coaching, professional development and challenge. The demands of the role will be high, and this is reflected in the salary attached. You will also enjoy significant credibility through your ability to lead and manage colleagues to excellence in all they do.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced and outstanding classroom practitioner with a track record of strong outcomes. We need someone who can walk the walk and be a beacon of excellent practice in a classroom environment, whilst possessing the muscularity of intellect and professional credibility to drive up standards across the department.
At Ernulf Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a school with high aspirations on its improving journey. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the academy and across the wider trust.
The core purpose of the Academy is to secure the best possible experience, learning and outcomes for each young person for whom we have responsibility. We have high aspirations for all of our young people.
Our ethos is based on the celebration of success and the determination to secure further improvement. Visitors to the Academy comment on the purposefulness of lessons and the calm, friendly conduct of students.
Interested in Applying?
If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, take a look at the Applicant Brief to find out more about the role.