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Director of Learning: Communications

Director of Learning: Communications

Queensbury Academy


Leadership Spine L6 - L10
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
April or September 2018
Apply by:
15 February 2018

Job overview


Director of Learning: Communications

(Leadership Spine L6 - L10)

Starting date: April or September 2018

Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities 

The governors and staff are ambitious for the school: Our mission is to create an outstanding organisation that inspires learners with excellence in academic achievement, personal development and community service.

If you are ambitious for yourself and the learners you serve, then you are the person we need.

Our ideal candidate will:

· Be committed to the Feversham ethos of high expectations.

· Have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of learners.

· Be an outstanding teacher and an inspirational leader.

· Have a proven track record of success, and raising pupil attainment in English or Languages.

· Be a committed team player with experience of having led and managed successful teams.

· Understand changes in the English or Languages curriculum and have the vision required to deliver an outstanding Faculty.

· Have experience of developing an exciting curriculum that suits every type of learner.

The school benefits from:

· A forward thinking senior leadership team under a Chief Executive with a proven track record of establishing outstanding schools and teams.

· A committed and talented body of staff.

· A supportive Governing Body, Trust and Community.

· An excellent CPD programme.

Closing Date: Thursday 15 February 2018 at midday

Shortlisting:  Friday 16 February 2018 

Interview Date: Expected week commencing 19 February 2018

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be requested for the successful candidate.

More information about the post and a downloadable application form can be found on our website: Please note that CVs are not accepted. Please contact Sue Hosker on 07435 752105 or with any queries or if you would like to arrange an informal chat with the Principal, Colette Macklin. 

“The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, DBS and health clearances and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.”

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About Queensbury Academy

  • Queensbury Academy
  • Deanstones Lane, Queensbury, Bradford
  • West Yorkshire
  • BD13 2AS
  • United Kingdom
+44 1274 882214

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Queensbury Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in West Yorkshire, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Queensbury, Bradford has approximately 900 students on record. It is part of the Feversham Education Trust.

Queensbury Academy converted to academy status in 2016. It has been on its current site since 2015.

Executive Principal

 Mrs C B Macklin 

Values and vision

Queensbury Academy wants to be a friendly and inspiring learning environment for all students to achieve their full potential and enjoy learning, with the motto: “Everybody will achieve their best.” The secondary school encourages parents to get involved with their children’s education to ensure that learners receive the best possible support and encouragement both in class and during their home life. The school works to ensure that staff are committed to helping raise student’s aspirations and nurture them throughout their learning as confident, resilient, responsible and motivated learners. Students are expected to show respect and tolerance for each other and to be open minded and sensitive to other cultures and beliefs that differ from their own. It is the aim of the school that students leave fully prepared for the modern and ever changing 21st century and that they go on to contribute positively as active citizens. Queensbury Academy holds specialist status as a Maths and Computing college.


“Effective support ensures that disabled students, those with special educational needs and who speak English as an additional language achieve well. Students feel safe in school and most behave well around the school and in lessons. The governing body has improved its effectiveness.” 

View Queensbury Academy’s latest Ofsted report

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