Head of Department - English, North Lincolnshire

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The Vale AcademyNorth Lincolnshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L7 – L11 (£47,707 - £52,643)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Vale Academy are looking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational, hard-working and creative Curriculum Leader for English to join our academy team in September 2020.  

Hours: Full time / Permanent

Salary: Leadership Scale L7 – L11 (£47,707 - £52,643)

The Vale is a successful and high-achieving 11-18 academy which has an excellent reputation and an established trend of high student outcomes, which are consistently above those achieved nationally. Indeed, 2018 outcomes place the academy in the top 5% of schools in England for overall progress and its attainment at 4+ and 5+ in English and Maths is the highest in the area. This high achievement has also been sustained in 2019. In January 2017, the academy moved into a new building which provides state of the art facilities and an outstanding learning environment for both students and staff. The Vale also offers an extensive and varied programme of extra-curricular activities to support a rich and rounded education, both within and beyond the classroom, and has a particular specialism in music.

English is a strong and successful department; outcomes at both GCSE and A Level are excellent.

If you aspire to work as part of a high performing team, then The Vale Academy is the right choice.

You will be joining an ambitious, committed and hardworking team who are passionate about the difference we can make to our young people, staff, families and the wider community.

The Delta Academies Trust is committed to pursuing the very best for every student to ensure that “no individual is left behind.”

Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact Kathryn Tucker on 01652 294511 if you would like to arrange a visit.

For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website at https://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk/jobs 

Closing Date: 28th February 2020 at 12 noon

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 certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.


Delta Academies Trust are holding a recruitment event at Don Valley Academy, Doncaster, DN5 9DD on Tuesday 17 March 2020 from 4pm until 7pm.  There will be a presentation by our CEO, Paul Tarn, at 6pm.

Come along and meet members of staff from our academies and also our Delta Core Team for an informal discussion about how Delta Academies Trust could be the next step in your career.  There will be opportunities to discuss a variety of roles, including secondary teaching, primary teaching, support staff positions and leadership.

You  can turn up on the evening or, to register your interest, contact us:

E: recruitment@deltatrust.org.uk or T: 0345 196 0095

More about The Vale Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Atherton Way, Brigg, North Lincolnshire, DN20 8AR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1652 294511
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The Vale Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in Brigg, North Lincolnshire. There are approximately 756 students at the school between the ages of 11-18.  

The Vale Academy moved into a ...