A place to grow

Curriculum Leader of Media Studies

Salary: Main Pay Scale plus TLR 2b (£4,519)

Closing Date: Midday 20 April 2020, interviews will be held the same week by Skype

The Role

We are seeking a passionate, highly motivated and ambitious Curriculum Leader to lead our highly successful Media Studies department at Bacon’s College. If you are a dedicated, motivated and determined individual looking for an opportunity to make your mark in a large and supportive school with huge potential, this is the perfect opportunity for you to join our journey to success.

Media Studies is a strong department with successful outcomes. 2019 GCSE results were 73% 9-4. KS5 results were 91% A*-B at A Level and 100% at least double distinction at CTEC level 3.

Media Studies is a popular subject with students, attracting good numbers at KS4 and KS5. The department is very well resourced with two full suites of Apple Macs, a Media Studio and full-time Media Technician.

About You

This role calls for an individual who is able to inspire, challenge and motivate our students. You must have the highest of expectations of every student, be enthusiastic, flexible and have a desire to see the Media Department continue to flourish as well as the desire to become a valued member of Bacon’s College.

This is an exciting time to join Bacon’s College; if you share our high expectations and are passionate about making a difference then we look forward to receiving your application.

United Learning
Bacon’s College joined United Learning in Spring 2018, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have up to eight INSET days per year and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

Bacon’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Contact: Angela Bolton, HR Administrator: a.bolton@baconscollege.co.uk