Subject Leader of English, North Yorkshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Settle CollegeNorth Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required from 3rd June 2019 but for an exceptional candidate we would consider a start date of 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + TLR1.1 (£7,854.48)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Contact at school: Hayley Kellett

Initially the post would be for a Subject Leader to cover a maternity leave, but we can guarantee that thereafter there is the need for a permanent position within the English team.


Settle College occupies an enviable site on the banks of the River Ribble in the market town of Settle, with outstanding views of the surrounding area and bordering the Yorkshire Dales National Park.


Settle College is a vibrant and exciting community of learners. We have been through enormous and very successful change in recent years. When inspected by Ofsted in November 2015 the school was judged to be good in all areas.


The College is an integral part of the community. There is a strong commitment from our staff to the College's wider role within the community and we always aim to get fully involved in community activities.


We are looking to recruit a highly qualified and enthusiastic teacher to lead the English department and to teach English up to A-Level standard. The English department is situated in the purpose-built Bradley Building, housing Mathematics and English. It runs very popular and successful courses throughout the school up to Further Mathematics A-Level.


The successful individual will be an inspirational and innovative teacher and a leader with a passion and desire to achieve outstanding results and build on the current success of the department. They will be a person who wishes to make use of this fantastic opportunity to further their career within a good school where English has a strong profile.


The role will include developing and communicating a clear vision, and providing leadership and management within the subject area. Our students enjoy the challenge of enquiry and have high levels of reasoning skills.


This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career within a good school en route to great. We welcome applications from both experienced and aspiring middle leaders who are looking for an opportunity to lead a thriving department. Settle College is committed to the professional development of its entire staff with varied and interesting opportunities provided for the enhancement of professional skills.


Settle College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a prohibited list check.


For further information please contact Hayley Kellett on 01729822451 or by email at To download an application pack please visit our website:
Please return the completed application form and supporting letter of no more than two sides of A4 to the Headteacher, Mr Gareth Whitaker, as soon as possible and no later than 29th April 2019 at 12:00 noon.


Please do not submit CVs, as only the job application form will be considered.

More about Settle College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 0AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1729 822451
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