Head of Media Studies

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School:Twynham School
Salary:£25,714-£41,604 + £2,873 per annum
Start Date:January 2023
Closing Date: 14th October 2022 at midday


Start date

January 2023

Contract type


Contract term


Pay scale

Teachers’ Main/Upper Pay Scale plus TLR 2.1

Salary range (per annum)

£25,714-£41,604 + £2,873


Twynham School

Reports to

Director of English

Suitable for Early Career Teachers (ECTs)?




About the Post


Are you seeking a role that will challenge and excite you? Are you ambitious for leadership in an organisation which champions a progressive and transformative approach to edcuation?


We are seeking a Head of Media Studies at Twynham School to join our exciting journey.


Twynham School and The Grange School (TGS) federated teaching structures in September 2021 enabling us to deliver world class educational experiences to students across both of our schools. This is a rare opportunity to join our organisation working as a Head of Media Studies at Twynham School. Working alongside the Director of English you will be part of a leadership group leading English and Media across both of our schools with a particular responsibility for the Media department at Twynham School.


This is a truly exceptional and very rare opportunity for a talented colleague.


Who we are looking for:


We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Lead a strong and experienced Media department alongside the Director of English
  • Further improve the outcomes for students in Media at Twynham School
  • Further shape the Media curriculum at Key Stage 5 and build links with other subjects
  • Work with exceptional professionals to further develop a shared understanding of learning


You are likely to be someone who:

  • Is an inspirational and skilled classroom teacher in both Media Studies and English
  • Is an emergent and aspirational leader ready to take on additional responsibilities
  • Has a clear understanding of effective pedagogy
  • Is ambitious for wider school leadership and thrives in an aspirational culture
  • Will embrace our highly supportive and professional approach to education

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture


Twynham School and The Grange School can offer you


  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer from ECT through to preparation for senior and system leadership
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast



Any questions?


To discuss the post or your application, please contact Alison Brown (Senior HR Administrator) at


How to apply


To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application Form by email to: 


Only applications on the Twynham Learning official application form will be accepted. You can download the forms here:


The closing date is Monday 14th October 2022 at midday.


Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.


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