Head of Faculty - English, Leeds

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Lawnswood SchoolLeeds
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale 10-12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for someone with talent, ambition, and experience to join our Extended Senior Leadership Team and to lead the English faculty at Lawnswood School.  

The successful candidate will have experience of subject middle leadership, or be an outstanding aspiring middle leader and will have a strong track record of delivering improvement.  They will also be a confident leader of staff, able to inspire a love of English in students of all ages and have a commitment to whole school literacy and reading.

We need someone with enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ mentality, an ability to inspire others and translate a vision into reality.  We will expect you to lead the English faculty and oversee the curriculum, including standards and outcomes; teaching and learning; outcomes and engagement.  You will be supported by a team of talented and dedicated colleagues.

Lawnswood School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative leadership team that’s passionate about the progress and development of every student.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date:  Thursday 21 March 2019 at 9am

Interviews are scheduled for week beginning 25 March 2019




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Address: Ring Road, West Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 284 4020