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Curriculum Lead for English & Associate Senior Leader

Closing Date

18 April 2024

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Curriculum Leader for English & Associate Senior Leader

Leadership Scale - Points 2- 6

We have an exciting opportunity for an aspiring leader who is ambitious and innovative Middle Leader to join our School to lead the English curriculum area and work as an associate member of our Senior Leadership Team.

Your passion, charisma and enthusiasm for English will be central to you inspiring and motivating both staff and students to enjoy and achieve in English and to build upon its existing popularity. We seek a committed individual with specialist knowledge to develop our curriculum and to promote and embed high quality classroom practice, as well as a leader with the interpersonal skills to influence and develop colleagues to deliver excellent outcomes for every student.

Job Purpose:

To lead and manage the English Department with ambition and vision, securing the highest standards in English and Literacy across Key Stages 3 to 5, under the direction of the Headteacher, through the Deputy Headteacher.

To implement an outstanding and ambitious English curriculum that delivers excellent outcomes and offers students a broad and diverse curriculum experience, which meets the needs of all students. To ensure that the Teaching of English and Literacy is inspiring, engaging and personalised so that all students achieve their potential.

In addition to those professional responsibilities which are common to all teachers in the School, the post holder’s key accountability will be working with colleagues, as appropriate, to raise standards of achievement and attainment for all students, ensuring the achievement of consistently outstanding teaching, learning and assessment in English.

If you:

  • are a talented classroom practitioner with a proven record of success and impact in delivering successful outcomes in English;

  • have a clear vision for what an excellent English curriculum should look like;

  • are innovative, hardworking and an excellent practitioner with a passion for making a difference to students lives through improving Literacy and outcomes in English;

  • have proven success in raising achievement through your leadership;

  • are an excellent team player looking to lead a highly motivated team of specialists English teachers who are determined to achieve the very best outcomes;

  • have strong leadership and management skills, ensuring high quality performance of others have the ability to motivate and inspire the team to and develop others;

  • are keen to join a school where you will be supported and encouraged to grow and flourish professionally as a future leader;

  • are outward looking, collaborative and eager to explore excellence and proven strategies to support continuous improvement;

then we would be delighted to hear from you.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview

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