Curriculum Leader in English, North Yorkshire

Closing date:

Sherburn High SchoolNorth Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Curriculum Leaders in English  Full Time MPS/UPS  (plus TLR subject to experience) 1.1 £7,699 2.2 £4,736  Plus a “Golden Hello” Recruitment & Retention payment for the successful candidate

Required from Easter or September 2018

This is an exciting opportunity for exceptional and inspirational teachers to join and lead a supportive, ambitious and forward thinking team. This role is ideal for an experienced curriculum leader or a teacher who is looking to take their first steps into leadership; now or in the near future. 

The role will primarily include teaching English to all abilities providing you with the opportunity to build and develop your experience across KS3 - KS5. Your teaching timetable can be balanced with the responsibility of leading/assisting the leadership of the team to effectively deliver the English curriculum, supporting and enabling every student to achieve their potential.

Sherburn High School is a friendly and innovative school set in an attractive position in the rural village of Sherburn in Elmet, which is only 10 minutes from the A1(M) making it easily and quickly accessible from Leeds, York, Doncaster, Bradford, Pontefract and surrounding areas.

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact our Head teacher Maria Williams for an informal chat about the role or to arrange a visit (supply costs will be covered if appropriate); 01977 682442

Sherburn High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community, we appoint on merit. 

A responsive County Council providing excellent and efficient local services

The school offers all employees training and support, peer mentoring, personal development (senior leadership / lead practitioner training where appropriate) a laptop and the chance to further develop skills by supporting extra-curricular activities. 

Employees also benefit from NYCC’s Everybody Benefits Scheme, including access to tax free childcare vouchers, bike scheme.

Sherburn High School

11-18 mixed comprehensive (760 students) with Sixth Form
 Job Descriptions,Person specifications and application packs can be downloaded from our website at and emailed to

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The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS. 

 Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 29th January 2018.

We will be shortlisting early applications on a rolling basis with interviews being held soon after.

Applications will be considered on receipt, if there is considerable interest in this post the vacancy may close before the advertised closing date therefore early applications are encouraged.

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More about Sherburn High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Garden Lane, Sherburn-in-elmet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 6AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 682442
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About Sherburn High School

Sherburn High School is situated in an attractive position on the western fringes of the village of Sherburn in Elmet, which lies in the M1/A1/A64 corridor between Leeds and York. First class housing and education choices, a...