Associate Director of English, Wakefield

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Delta Academies TrustWakefield

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8-12 (£46,797 - £51,637)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and committed Associate Director of English to join our team as soon as possible.

At this key time in the Trust’s development, we require an ambitious, determined and personable individual to secure the highest possible outcomes for our young people, staff, families, schools and the wider community. Through strong leadership and the ability to motivate others, you will harness the key strengths of colleagues, and lead rapid and sustained improvement in an English department.

This post would be an ideal opportunity for an existing Head of Department or Lead Teacher to maintain close links with classroom practice whilst developing your leadership potential. Experience of leading sustainable improvement in an English department is essential. It is desirable for the successful candidate to have examiner experience (especially WJEC/Eduqas), knowledge and understanding of the Ofsted inspection process, and be able to take a strategic lead on a day-to-day basis to respond to the particular needs and context of each academy.

For an informal discussion about this position, please call Jo Twiby, Senior Director of English, on 07903 864616.

Closing Date: Monday 16 October 2017 at 12 Noon

Interviews will be held w/c 23 October 2017

An application pack can be downloaded from or by contacting our recruitment team on 0345 196 0095 or email

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Job location

More about Delta Academies Trust
Address: Education House, Spawd Bone Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 345 1960033
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