Head of English Department, Sheffield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Yewlands AcademySheffield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 (or sooner)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership ISR 6 -10 (£45,213 - £49,937)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a teacher and leader with:


  • A proven record of raising and maintaining outcomes in English
  • An enthusiasm and passion for the English curriculum
  • Vision, drive and flair as you join our supportive and forward thinking staff team
  • The ability to consult, devise, communicate, implement, monitor and evaluate improvement with a relentless focus on student outcomes
  • Relevant qualifications and a record of professional development (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the job specification
  • A genuine commitment to making a positive contribution to Yewlands Academy and its community 


The role will focus upon:

1. The quality of teaching and learning

2. Assessment and monitoring of performance

3. The curriculum at Key Stage 3 & 4 and transition

4. The professional development of staff

5. Capturing and transferring best practice with colleagues 


We can offer:

  • A hardworking English department
  • An excellent learning environment
  • Fantastic students
  • High quality leadership development and support
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across an ambitious and forward-thinking 2-18+ Sheffield Trust
  • A chance to make a real difference to the lives of children



We welcome contact from anyone considering applying to Yewlands and encourage prospective applicants to visit the Academy to meet the outstanding student body.

Want to find out more? To arrange an informal chat please contact Principal, Mr Andy Kelly by email akelly@yewlandsacademy.org. 

To request an information pack please email recruitment@brigantiatrust.net or telephone Mrs C Wall, HR and Office Manager at Yewlands Academy, 0114 2329010. Details are also available on our websites,  www.brigantiatrust.net and www.yewlandsacademy.org



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More about Yewlands Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Creswick Lane, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8NN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 232 9010
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About Yewlands Academy 

Part of the Brigantia Learning Trust, Yewlands Academy is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form based in Grenoside, Sheffield.  A relatively small secondary academy, Yewlands ...