Director of Learning for English, Liverpool

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Broughton Hall Catholic High SchoolLiverpool
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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS PLUS TLR OF 1B = £9,662
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governors wish to appoint a first rate, enthusiastic Head of English with the skill to teach across the full age and ability range.   If you are highly motivated, have a passion for English and have the ability to inspire our pupils then we would love to hear from you.  

English is a popular subject at GCSE and at A Level, with English being one of the top performing subject areas.  The department have eleven English specialists and is an integrated team which works together to implement a curriculum which prepares students for the wider world and developing the student as a whole. Increasingly using innovative and forward thinking teaching strategies our team ensures there are no barriers to learning and  enable our students to make good progress academically whilst, simultaneously encouraging them to succeed in their future aspirations. 

The successful candidate will be a leader who is:-

• an outstanding classroom practitioner with a dedication and desire for teaching and learning 

• passionate about English and has the ability to inspire and foster a love of learning 

• committed to the school’s vision and demonstrating compassion through the mission statement

• dedicated in ensuring students achieve the best outcomes 

Broughton Hall is a Catholic High School, proud of its strong Catholic ethos and values, promoting an inclusive education which develops creativity, confidence and independence. It is situated on the outskirts of Liverpool in very pleasant surroundings.  It has an excellent reputation and pupils consistently make good progress.  Pupils are encouraged to take part in enrichment activities and there are many opportunities for student trips and events.  The school is committed to the continuous professional development of all staff.  Ofsted judged the school as “Good with Outstanding features” in November 2013 and during a one day inspection in January 2019 judged that the school remained “Good”.

To apply for this role please complete the school's application form and email together with a covering letter to

The Trustees are the Sisters of Mercy.

The post will be subject to Enhanced DBS  clearance.

More about Broughton Hall Catholic High School
Address: Yew Tree Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside, L12 9HJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 151 235 1500