Curriculum Leader of English, Lancashire

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Lathom High SchoolLancashire
Date posted:
Start date: 1 January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7 to L12 (£46,430 to £ 52,415).
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: 170473 

Lathom High School is a rapidly improving school which is recognised for its work around students' personal development, well-being, safety and security.  We continually drive forward standards and are passionate about maximising the potential in all.  Our caring and nurturing approach to education within and beyond the classroom contributes to what makes our school a special place both to work and to learn.

We place great value on the fulfilment and well-being of our colleagues; our successes to date are in no small part down to their hard work, commitment and determination, and our growing student roll enables us to provide opportunities for both personal and career development.  The successful candidate will be funded, should they wish, to complete The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL), which provides recognition of leadership development and impact in role.

To build on our considerable successes in English in recent years, we are seeking to appoint a talented individual with a flair for leadership and innovation, as well as a clear commitment to driving progress and raising attainment even further in this vital core subject. The successful candidate will demonstrate exemplary subject knowledge and curriculum awareness, a robust understanding of data and its application to bridge gaps in performance as well as a passion for English and a desire to make it accessible to all students. It is essential that you are an outstanding classroom practitioner and an enthusiastic educationalist capable of providing inspirational leadership to our strong and developing team. 

Interviews to be held W/C 14/10/2019.

Essential: Relevant degree, QTS. 

Informal discussion: Please contact Mr Livesley at the school on 01695 725653.

Applicants are welcome to visit our school.  If you would like the opportunity to visit please email 

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.

Application forms: Please download the application pack from the school website  Return forms to the Headteacher at the school.

Closing date: 14 October 2019.

More about Lathom High School
Address: Glenburn Road, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6JN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1695 725653