Assistant Director of English, Sunderland

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Monkwearmouth AcademySunderland

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L3 - L7 £43,144 - £47,707 (Starting Salary dependent upon experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Monkwearmouth Academy

Monkwearmouth Academy is a secondary school in north Sunderland which is passionate about education and believes in our values of Believe in yourself, Achieve the highest standards and Succeed in life.

This is an exciting time to join Monkwearmouth Academy, we are on a journey of improvement to become a school where every child achieves their full potential and that our community are proud of. We have recently joined Tyne Coast Academy Trust enabling us to become bigger, better and stronger.

Assistant Director of English

Full Time Permanent

L3 - L7 £43,144 - £47,707 (Starting Salary dependent upon experience)

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Director of English to support the leadership of the English Department. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner with the ability to support the Director of English to lead the department to secure success and improvement, ensuring high quality education, improved standards of learning, progress and achievement of all students. You will be expected to:

  • Have a passion for teaching and learning showing good classroom practice, promoting learning based on good subject knowledge with the ability to support other colleagues in this area
  • Contribute to the drive for high expectations of achievement, attainment and behaviour across the department
  • Demonstrate a range of behaviour management strategies and have high expectations.

We offer a supportive induction programme for all staff and excellent personal development opportunities.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 16 October 2019 and interviews will take place week commencing 21 October 2019.

Monkwearmouth Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check.

Application packs and further information can be found on the academy website or by contacting the academy. 

Monkwearmouth Academy, Torver Crescent, Sunderland, SR6 8LG Tel. (0191) 917 2300 Email 

More about Monkwearmouth Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Torver Crescent, Seaburn Dene, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR6 8LG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 917 2300