Head of Faculty – English

Do you have a real passion for teaching English?

Are you an effective leader with proven experience?


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated professional, with drive and ambition, to join us as Head of Faculty – English.  The successful candidate will have a confident understanding of the curriculum and excellent subject knowledge and proven success as an effective leader. For this role you will be expected to teach English through KS3-KS5. Bushey Meads School wants to recruit, develop and retain the highest calibre of staff and is aiming to become a centre of excellence with the capacity to offer expertise and support to schools across the growing Multi Academy Trust.


The Head of Faculty will lead an outstanding and high achieving faculty, dedicated to securing outstanding progress and achievement for our students.  The successful person will help to lead a team of committed and capable staff, will relish a challenge and contribute significantly to the development of teaching and learning and the continued raising of student’ achievement in English across all levels.


What we are looking for:

  • A professional who is forward thinking and capable of inspiring students through their passion for maths
  • A successful teacher who believes in bringing out the best in every student and who believes in the potential of all
  • An individual who is committed to high quality teaching and learning
  • An individual who can turn ideas and opportunities into success
  • A person with experience of successfully leading others


Why choose our school?

  • We offer excellent opportunities for professional development and a bespoke programme of support and training based on individual needs
  • Transport links are excellent with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by
  • Heavily subsidised childcare at our Little Gems Nursery
  • Free gym membership to all employees across the Bushey St James Trust
  • Employee Assistance Programme for support and guidance on health, legal and personal matters
  • Eye Care voucher scheme


To apply for this full-time post please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to Sheniece Fyffe, HR Manager by post or by email to:  [email protected] by the deadline.  Please note that CVs and late applications will not be accepted and you must have the right to work in the UK.


Closing Date for applications:    Monday 20th May 2024 (9am)

Interviews:     TBC


We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are advised.


Bushey St James Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An offer of employment will be subject to a number of pe-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory written references, occupational health check and a successful Enhanced DBS check.


Job Description – HoF English

Person Specification – HoF English

Application Form – Teacher