Assistant Head of English, Cross Hills (near Keighley and Skipton)

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South Craven SchoolCross Hills (near Keighley and Skipton)

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2:2 (£4,397)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Head of English

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2:2 (£4,397)

(pay award pending)

Permanent, Full Time

South Craven School, supported by South Craven Academy Trust since May 2011, is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school situated in a semi-rural location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with easy access to Leeds, Bradford and Greater Manchester. South Craven achieves strong results at both GCSE and A level and has an excellent vocational programme.

We are proud to be judged as an ‘Outstanding School’ by Ofsted in March 2013

Learning is placed firmly at the heart of the South Craven School community. We recognise that education is the most important experience of a child's life and our main priority is to develop and stimulate an enthusiasm for, and a commitment to learning.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the English department for an enthusiastic, talented teacher to join the team as Assistant Head of English. 'The English department is a forward thinking, dynamic department with a strong team of creative individuals. The department's reputation is outstanding and it is a leading subject within the school. Excellent planning and teaching underpin everything that we do alongside quality feedback. The successful candidate will join the team in January 2018.

The main duties and responsibilities of this post include:

  • Assisting the heads of English in providing direction, vision and support for      teaching staff across the key stages.
  • Being a lead practitioner in terms of their own teaching.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to be an outstanding teacher with a track record of success in      preparing students for examinations.
  • A proven record of success in leading a team.

If you wish to hear more about this exciting vacancy and how to apply please contact Kate Murphy at Hays on:

T: 0113 200 3710


For further information about the school visit our website

The closing date for applications to be returned is Wednesday 27 September 2017, interviews scheduled for the following week.

South Craven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments made are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barred Services Disclosure.

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More about South Craven School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Holme Lane, Cross Hills, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 7RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1535 632861
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