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Learning Director of English

Harrogate High SchoolNorth Yorkshire

Learning Director of English – Harrogate High School

Required for Easter 2021- MPS / UPS plus TLR 

(Competitive salary with relocation expenses considered)

At Harrogate High School, we firmly believe that it is our moral imperative to work hard to give our children and young people the best possible education and the very best start in life. Our shared goal across the Trust is to transform the lives of our students, staff and community and to inspire each other to keep on developing, improving and simply being curious about all aspects of education. 

As Learning Director of English you will be fully supported by an experienced team of English teachers who share a vision of excellent teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment and instruction, and who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other.

About You

You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students. You will be confident in your abilities to teach effectively across all Key Stages. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for students of all diverse backgrounds.

 To be the successful candidate you will:

• Demonstrate inspirational leadership qualities, behaviours and attributes;

• Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills; 

• Have a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and flexible working practices;

• Be truly ambitious for our vibrant School and Trust and for each and every student within it.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing and thriving Multi-Academy Trust and as an outward looking school, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in the other Trust secondary and primary schools.

For further information, please download an application pack from www.harrogatehighschool.co.uk or our Trust website www.nsat.org.uk/careers-in-the-trust/vacancies/. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer site visits at this time, but would be happy to arrange a telephone conversation with the Headteacher if requested.

Please note completed applications must be returned to recruitment@nsat.org.uk. 

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 27th January 2021

Harrogate High School, Ainsty Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 4AP Tel: 01423 548800


Harrogate High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS Criminal check.

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