Head of English, West Yorkshire

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BBG AcademyWest Yorkshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR1b
Contract term: Permanent

Do you want to work in an academy where traditional values of discipline and respect are sacrosanct?

BBG Academy seeks an inspiring and ambitious Head of English. The successful candidate will work with a highly successful, committed and hard working team. BBG Academy has a reputation for high expectations for all, an innovative curriculum, excellent staff/student relationships and is committed to the personal and professional development of its staff.

Behaviour at the BBG Academy is good, which was endorsed in our most recent Ofsted inspection. Attainment at BBG Academy is fantastic. Our progress 8 score in August 2017 was 0.67, with the percentage of students achieving a grade 5 or above in English and Maths at 54% and the percentage of students achieving a grade 4 or above including English and Maths is 79%.

BBG Academy is part of the The Rodillian Multi Academy Trust, which includes Rodillian Academy, The Featherstone Academy, Brayton Academy and Southway. The Trust also has contracts for school improvement work with the Leeds Jewish Free School and John Smeaton Academy. 

This is a real opportunity for you to make your mark, and as a growing Multi-Academy Trust with an excellent reputation, there are always opportunities for career development and further career progression for ambitious and committed colleagues

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the academy, to tour and meet with members of the curriculum area.  Please contact Karen Marshall, PA to Head of School at karen.marshall@bbgacademy.com to arrange this.

An application pack can be downloaded from the academy website www.bbgacademy.com or for further information or to submit your application please contact us by emailing recruitment@rodillianacademy.co.uk

Please note CV’s are not accepted.

This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for completed applications 12 Noon on Tuesday 17 October 2017 with interviews being held later that week.

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More about BBG Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Bradford Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 4BE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 871225
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BBG Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school for pupils aged 11-16 situated in Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire. It is supported by the Rodillian Multi Academy Trust, which has seven schools around Yorkshire and specialises in...