Assistant Subject Leader of English, Wigan

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Dean Trust WiganWigan

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes




An opportunity has arisen for an outstanding assistant subject leader, holding Qualified Teacher Status, to join the English team at Dean Trust Wigan.  

As assistant subject leader you will play a key role in driving the school forward as we continue to rapidly accelerate progress in all key areas through our high standards and expectations.  You will support the Director of Learning in the English faculty.  

Dean Trust Wigan is part of The Dean Trust, which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement.  The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.  

The Governing Body is now seeking to appoint an outstanding Assistant Subject Leader of English. Improving progress and raising attainment in English at all levels are key challenges for the school. 

Applications are invited from successful/aspiring leaders who can demonstrate the ability to: 

• enable pupils to achieve the highest possible standards 

• lead a team of staff 

• raise attainment in English at all levels 

• inspire students to love the subject through outstanding teaching  

• work effectively with staff, parents and the community 

We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts.

Information packs and application forms are available from Mr P Bousfield, Headteacher or by visiting job vacancies.  Please contact Susanne Szczyrba, PA to the Headteacher at if you wish to arrange a tour of the school.

Closing date; 12pm Noon 20th March 2019

Interviews to be held: 22nd March 2019

Dean Trust Wigan







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More about Dean Trust Wigan
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Greenhey, Orrell, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5 0DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 511987