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Curriculum Leader – English

Trinity Academy BarnsleyBarnsley

Trinity Academy Barnsley

Curriculum Leader – English 

Leadership Scale L1-L10 (£42,195 - £52,723) 

Trinity Multi Academy Trust is proud to have transformed the life chances of thousands of pupils across its existing academies, and our core values of Empathy, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility run through all aspects of academy life.  Our secondary schools consistently achieve academic results which place them in the top 10% of highest performing schools in the country and receive national and international recognition for the quality of their provision.   

As a trust we are excited to have been chosen by the Department for Education as their approved sponsor to open a new secondary school to support the increasing population of Barnsley.  In September 2021 Trinity Academy Barnsley will open its doors to a founding cohort of Year 7 students from across the town. 

We are now seeking a Curriculum Leader for English to join our expanding team and become a key player in the development and success of Trinity Academy Barnsley.  We are looking for an outstanding colleague who may already be a leader or who may be seeking to take their first step on the leadership ladder. 

Our successful candidate will be or aspire to be, a truly outstanding leader who will drive outstanding practice throughout their specialism.  They will have a tangible passion for their subject and an unrelenting drive to ensure our children achieve only the very best outcomes and experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.  They will be fully acquainted with all the latest developments regarding curriculum, assessment and pedagogy in their area and will be willing to constantly improve as a practitioner. 

This really is a once in a lifetime chance to be part of something special!  You can help to shape the direction of your specialism and ensure it fully contributes to the strategic development of a new academy.  A curriculum leader at Trinity Academy Barnsley will be a crucial part of our leadership structure and working in collaboration with other leaders in the school and the Trust, will help contribute to an academy journey that will change children's lives. 

What we can offer: 

  • Full support from a dedicated team of senior leaders from around the trust 
  • A first class Behaviour for Learning system 
  • Excellent teaching resources 
  • Career progression and cross-trust working 
  • An excellent CPD package for all staff, including a further comprehensive programme of professional development provided through the Trinity Teaching School Alliance and West Yorkshire Maths Hub 
  • A range of staff benefits including reduced cost healthcare; cycle to work schemes, counselling service 

Trinity Academy Barnsley and Trinity Multi-Academy Trust will invest in you as a person and as a professional.  We are committed to offering the best professional development opportunities and will look to support and invest in leadership development in our staff.  We hold high regard to the wellbeing of our staff and will introduce and implement many exciting ways to support this.  As a member of staff at Trinity Academy Barnsley you will love your daily work and your time spent working with us because of the value we will place not only in your work, but in you as an individual and professional. 

We will be running a recruitment evening on Tuesday 12 January 2021 from 4pm where you will be able to hear more about our exciting new school, meet members of the senior leadership team and learn more about the roles available.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of places available for each session will be limited and therefore to avoid disappointment please book your place early.  To book your place, please email 

Start date:        September 2021 

Closing date:   9am Friday 22 January 2021 

Interviews:       To be confirmed 

Apply now!  For further information on this role, the benefits of working for the trust and how to apply, visit our recruitment website;  Here you can also view our Staff Prospectus. 

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve. 

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