Subject Leader of English, Sheffield

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High Storrs SchoolSheffield
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Start date: 15 April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + TLR1B
Contract term: Permanent

High Storrs is a very successful high-performing 11-18 comprehensive school on the South Western outskirts of Sheffield that has benefitted from a £27m refurbishment of our Grade II listed building. Serving a multicultural learning community with high expectations and high aspirations, we are an over-subscribed school and are part of the Minerva Learning Trust. 

We are firmly committed to a holistic approach that combines academic delivery with strong pastoral support. We place a high value on maximising all opportunities for learning, providing exceptional development opportunities in a supportive and forward-thinking culture. In November 2013 the school was graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted with Outstanding for the Sixth Form and student behaviour. Ofsted Inspectors commented: ‘Well done. It has been a joy to be here, teachers are such positive role models’ 

We are seeking to appoint a committed and reflective practitioner with excellent leadership skills and attributes as Subject Leader of English (permanent) from Easter 2019. The successful candidate will lead and further develop a vibrant curriculum area and an outstanding English team. Our 2018 GCSE for English were extremely strong, with 90% achieving level 4-9, 78% 5-9; the Progress 8 measure for English was +0.62. 

Further details can be found in the job information pack on our website at If you would like to visit the school, please contact Alison Foulkes (PA to the Headteacher) via email or telephone 01142670000. 

To apply, download an application form from our website and send all electronic applications to Please provide phone numbers and email addresses for yourself and referees. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about High Storrs School
Address: High Storrs Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7LH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 2670000