Assistant Director of English, Leeds

Closing date:

Benton Park SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 2-6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptionally talented colleague to join our vibrant and ambitious school. Based in the north west of Leeds, Benton Park is a large and successful oversubscribed school. 

Our vision is to ‘Create a climate of great learning, success and opportunity’.  We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school where ‘students have positive attitude to learning in their lessons, showing respect towards teachers and their peers’ and where ‘teachers work hard to raise the expectations of all students through their planning to stretch and challenge them in their learning’ (OFSTED 2018). 

The successful candidate will be or have the potential to become an outstanding Assistant Director of English and have an unwavering commitment to raising standards within the English Faculty. You will be highly motivated, creative and resilient; possessing the necessary vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching whilst also having the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached. 

We will offer you a comprehensive professional development programme both in school and as a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance. We would welcome applications from candidates with the experience and ambition to become part of our Senior Leadership Team. 

So if you share the school’s ambitions to raise standards and aspirations, and possess a desire to have a positive impact on our young people, their families and the wider community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Closing date: 8am on Monday 25th February 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 27th February 2019

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.




More about Benton Park School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Harrogate Road, Rawdon, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19 6LX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 2502330
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