Head of Department - English Literature Newcastle upon Tyne £31,175 - £41, 509, plus an allowance of up to £33,303 (pro rata for part-time posts) 1.0 FTE, Fulltime Permanent Closing Date: Monday 06 May 2019, Ref No: NSFCWR408896 Newcastle Sixth Form College is the largest provider of A Levels in Newcastle-upon -Tyne with over 1200 students on a full time academic programme. English Literature is a very popular course, with over 200 students currently studying this subject at A Level. You will lead a team of three other literature specialists to deliver the highest student outcomes and progress. In addition to this, you will be an exceptional classroom practitioner capable of inspiring our motivated and highly engaged students. This is an exciting opportunity for both existing leaders and experienced, successful teachers who are ready for the challenge of a leadership role. If you have high expectations of yourself, those you lead and those you teach, we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications from colleagues with experience in schools, sixth form colleges and other post-16 A Level providers. We expect our staff to be positive role models for young people and we celebrate our diverse community, therefore we encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, beliefs or disability. College Website "Newcastle Sixth Form College is for people - like me - who are ready to take the step up from school. Students can study the subjects they want in a welcoming and diverse community and environment of mutual respect. At NSFC I have more independence and receive exceptional support from inspiring teachers" James, current lower sixth student Closing Date: Monday 6 May 2019 Interview Date: Week commencing 12 May At Newcastle Sixth Form College, our values underpin the culture and beliefs of our organisation. All our colleagues demonstrate behaviors in line with our core values; valuing our people, ownership and being open and honest. Newcastle Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Newcastle Sixth Form College is part of NCG, the largest group in the country. NCG offers an excellent benefits package, including generous holiday entitlement, access to the Local Government Pension scheme, company sick pay, childcare vouchers, free on-site parking, cycle to work scheme, free gym membership and much more. To view the Job Description, Person Specification and NCG Values Pack please click the document attachment above. No agency applications will be accepted.