English Lead Practitioner (KS3 to 5), Lincoln

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The Priory Witham AcademyLincoln

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Start date: Sptember 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale subject to experience (Leadership)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


  • Are you an outstanding teacher who has the skills to help pupils to fulfil their potential?  
  • Are you ambitious and ready to experience leadership responsibility? 
  • Are you passionate about literacy and able to support literacy across the secondary phase of the Academy?    

The Priory Witham Academy is seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of English who is ambitious about taking the next step in their career by becoming our English Lead Practitioner.  

The successful applicant will work alongside the English Leadership team to provide inspirational and strategic direction which contributes to the development of outstanding practice, allowing for at the very best outcomes within English.  You will be passionate about engaging all of our students in literacy and will have the expertise to develop exciting strategies around reading, writing and oracy. You will lead, develop and enhance the literacy practice of staff throughout the secondary phase of the Academy.  The Academy and Trust offer excellent CPD opportunities and will support the successful candidate in their career journey.      

The successful candidate will join a thriving, cohesive English team who are fully committed to ensuring all students fulfil their potential and who offer an inspiring curriculum supported by a range of enrichment opportunities. You should be a highly motivated individual who is keen to embrace the opportunities this position presents.  English is a successful department within the Academy with well-resourced and modern classrooms, subject specialist pupil support assistants, a large office and staff work area.  The Academy also benefits from a well-resourced library and full time librarian.    

The Witham Academy is a ‘Good’ school that inspires and excites pupils to be passionate about learning, as recognised by Ofsted in November 2016. ‘Leaders are uncompromising in their drive for continued improvement and have ensured that staff and pupils share their vision and high expectations’.  Ofsted 2016.  

To arrange an informal visit to our academy, please contact Miss Sara Newman (PA to the Headteacher), snewman@prioryacademies.co.uk / 01522 882900.  

The closing date for applications is 12noon, Monday 19th March.  Interviews will also take place within this week.   

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about The Priory Witham Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: De Wint Avenue, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1522 882900
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