English Curriculum Leader, Leyland, Lancashire

Closing date:Expiring today

Balshaw's Church Of England High SchoolLeyland, Lancashire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR1.1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The school is looking to appoint a permanent English Curriculum Leader who should be a qualified graduate, committed and enthusiastic practising teacher with energy, vision and management skills to lead this important department within the school. The successful candidate should possess a proven track record of excellent results at GCSE. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school where you can make a difference. You will have the opportunity to work with teachers committed to excellence in an environment where ongoing Professional Learning is highly valued, with a student body who are keen to learn – a number of staff have children who attend the school. Many will go on to study A-Level Language and Literature and then university.

The successful candidate would be expected to lead and develop excellence in the teaching and learning of English. They will do this by being an outstanding practitioner themselves, with evidence of positive value-added outcomes for their own classes. They will ensure ongoing evaluation of teaching and learning through thorough quality assurance processes. They will lead the development of programmes of study and resources, developing and strengthening the team.

Applications must be received no later than 0900 on Monday 19th February.

Shortlisting is scheduled for Wednesday 21st February.

Interviews are scheduled for Monday 26th February

We do, however, reserve the right to bring forward the closing date & shortlisting / interview dates if we receive sufficient high quality applications.

Balshaw's CE High School is an outstanding Voluntary Controlled Church of England High School in Leyland.  It is the school of choice for parents in the area with a very proud history stretching back over 235 years and is heavily oversubscribed with 920 students on roll.  As well as outstanding outcomes in D&T and STEM subjects Balshaw’s also has pride in its sporting and arts achievements boasting a number of successful and famous alumni.  The school has long standing links with the Diocese and has a strong Christian ethos.

Please note that the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Church Road, Leyland, Preston, Lancashire, PR25 3AH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 421009