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Assistant Head of English Department

This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
£28,000 - £43,685 per year (Teacher M1 - U3)
Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (32.5 hours per week)
Monday to Friday
The Hessle Academy, Hessle High School and Sixth Form College, Heads Lane, Hessle, HU13 0JQ
Closing date
Job closes on 27 March
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Academies
Job reference
Job reference: ACAD001499

The job itself

The Consortium Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a teacher of English working as an Assistant Head of Department for Key Stage 3. We are ambitious about the future – creating learning environments and excellence in teaching and learning that provide our children and young people with the best chance at a successful future. Coupled with this is the commitment, care and investment in our people, who we believe are our greatest asset. If you are a team player who is looking for a varied and interesting new career opportunity within marketing, then we want to hear from you!

About the Role

The successful candidate will hold a degree or equivalent in a field related to English and have the ability to transfer their enthusiasm and knowledge of the subject to students across the age and ability range throughout Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

They will have the ability to enable students to achieve high educational standards and to develop positive and strong relationships with students and staff alike. They will have a knowledge of current developments in English and will be able to both deliver within existing schemes of learning and contribute to their review and the development of new schemes of learning.

The post will attract a TLR2c to be shared with the Assistant Head of Department for Key Stage 4/5.

Full details and expectations of this post can be found in the job description and person specification.

About You

The successful candidate will be a talented and creative teacher, consistently delivering high quality lessons. The successful candidate will have a desire to inspire pupils. They will have the qualities to develop further in their career. They will be able to demonstrate a passion for developing themselves through a commitment to CPD. An experienced colleague would be motivated to support the further development of others; equally we provide a supportive programme for early career teachers.

What WE can Offer YOU

In return for your skills and experience, we provide a supportive and friendly environment to develop and thrive. We offer all staff access to an excellent pension (TPS/LGPS); a generous annual leave entitlement with additional shutdown days over the Christmas period; staff development opportunities; free onsite car parking; and a supportive induction programme.

For an informal discussion about this post, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Greenley, Operations Manager on 01482 648604 (option 2). For further information and how to apply for this position please visit the Working With Us section on our website

Diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to our success and we welcome applications from all people from all backgrounds with the experience and skills needed to perform this role. We want to make sure no one is put at a disadvantage during our recruitment process because of a disability, condition or impairment. To assist you with this, we will reduce or remove any barriers where possible and provide additional support where appropriate.

If you need a change to be made so that you can make your application, you should contact the recruitment lead, Mrs S Greenley 01482 648604 (option 2) or You can complete the “Additional Requirements” section of your application form to tell us what changes or help you might need further on in the recruitment process.

The Consortium Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS disclosure, in line with the usual terms and conditions of employment at The Consortium Academy Trust.


Want to know more?

Get in touch for more information.

Sarah Greenley
Operations Manager
01482 648604 option 2

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