Director of English, Doncaster

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Delta Academies TrustDoncaster

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13 - L17 (£52,928 to £58,388)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and highly skilled Director of English to join our team from January 2018.

At this key time in the Trust’s development, we require an ambitious, determined and personable leader 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 English departments.

This post would be an ideal opportunity for an outstanding Head of Department, Advanced Skills Teacher or Senior Leader to maintain close links with classroom practice whilst leading group-wide transformational change. Experience of leading rapid and sustainable improvement in one or more English departments is essential. It is highly 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 the exceptional candidate, we may appoint a Senior Director of English with responsibility for developing the quality of provision and outcomes in a specific area of expertise, such as GCSE English Literature or Literacy, and take overall responsibility for English in our Central academies (South and West Yorkshire, and Stocktonon-Tees).

For an informal discussion about this position, please call Jo Twiby, Senior Director of English, on 07903864616.

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.

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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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