Curriculum Leader English, Thornes Road Wakefield

Closing date:

Cathedral AcademyThornes Road Wakefield

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L1 - L12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Curriculum Leader English: 

Leadership scale L1 to L12

January 2018

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a high performing English faculty and a team of talented, dedicated practitioners committed to ensuring that every child reaches their potential. Cathedral Academy is an ambitious and forward thinking school who, under new leadership is at the start of an exciting journey. Building on the success of recent results we are looking for a strong and inspiring leader to play a pivotal role in shaping the way forward.

Successful candidates will be:

  • Excellent classroom practitioners committed to innovative teaching and learning
  • Able to inspire, motivate, challenge and support students to achieve
  • Familiar with AQA English and  English Literature specifications
  • Organised, conscientious and able to work to deadlines
  • Committed to extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities
  • A strong team player

At Cathedral Academy we offer:

  • Specialist accommodation and a  supportive learning environment

  • Opportunities to work  collaboratively with Specialist Practitioners
  • A team committed to supporting students to achieve their potential

 High level of professional support and development

  • Opportunities for staff  development and progression 

If you have the commitment, ambition and drive required to make a difference we want to hear from you.

Awareness and understanding of the issues surrounding the safeguarding of children are essential and the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Electronic Application forms and further details are available via email to or telephone 01924 330640

Please return application forms via email or by post to Heather Eyre, HR Administrator/HR Support, Cathedral Academy, Thornes Road, Wakefield, 

WF2 8QF Fax 01924 382674

We can only accept completed application forms, CVs will not be considered.

Please contact the academy to enquire further

Closing Date: 25th September 2017


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More about Cathedral Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Thornes Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8QF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 330640
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