English Teacher with Whole School Literacy Lead, Newcastle upon Tyne

Closing date:

Benfield SchoolNewcastle upon Tyne

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Range plus TLR2a (£23,720 - £39,406 plus £2,721)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

“Teachers have good subject knowledge and use this to support learning well. They are enthusiastic and use some innovative techniques that enthuse students.” 

(Ofsted, May 2015)

This is an exciting opportunity to join middle leadership team and help drive forward literacy throughout Key Stages 3 to 5, while contributing to high quality teaching and learning within the English department. 

Lead Teachers are new within our school and they have been created to identify and drive forward cross-curricular approaches to teaching and learning.  A key focus is on the development of a whole school, aspirational curriculum that meets the needs of all learners. 

In return we offer:

- a supportive senior leadership team and local governing committee;

- the benefits of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust aiming to provide a seamless education from 2-19; 

- resilient and resourceful learners;

- excellent potential for personal career development.

Interested in applying? Please don’t hesitate to call Louise Reay, Assistant Headteacher, for an informal discussion about the role on 0191 2284097. 

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday, 15th October 2019 

At Benfield School, we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age. 

This post may involve working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information. Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.



More about Benfield School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE6 4NU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 265 6091
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