Lead Practitioner English, Liverpool

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Fazakerley High SchoolLiverpool
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £43,355.00 - £47,941.00
Contract term: Permanent

Are you looking for an exciting challenge and the chance to develop skills for a future career as a Senior Leader?
Do you have the vision to help develop and grow teaching and learning with a team of enthusiastic and talented staff?

Fazakerley High School is a co-educational secondary school located in the Fazakerley area of Liverpool. It is a community school administered by Liverpool City Council.

The school is currently facing many challenges but the leadership team is totally committed to continual improvement and working towards obtaining an improved Ofsted result, amongst other goals.

At Fazakerley High School, we are ambitious for all our students. It is our fervent belief that the curriculum is central to preparing our young people not only for academic success, but also in creating aspirational, responsible and tolerant citizens for the future.

We believe that a strong school curriculum can help address social disadvantage and has the potential to transform the local community.

The School Improvement Plan 2020-2021 focuses on key areas:

  • Robust monitoring of attendance enable pupils and families to take responsibility for school attendance leading to attendance levels above the national average for all groups of pupils.
  • A broad and balanced curriculum is developed to ensure we have the right intent, impact and implementation for all pupils at all levels; it is understood by all and ambitiously delivered to ensure all pupils achieve.
  • Pupils are proud of Fazakerley High School and can self-regulate their behaviour both in and out of school creating calm and orderly environment. These high standards are supported to ensure exceptional behaviour, high levels of understanding and respect for all.
  • High quality CPD and line management enable Middle Leaders to be highly visible, develop a coherent vision and challenge and support staff to meet the highest possible standards in all areas.


We are looking for a candidate to ensure all pupils make good and better progress by ensuring the highest quality learning and leadership of learning across the school with a particular focus on raising attainment and developing teaching in English.

We want to ensure our pupils have unparalleled opportunities to explore these areas in creative and exciting ways, ensuring the rigour of these subjects both in and out of the classroom. Our quality of education is led by a Deputy Head who is committed to driving improvement in innovative and supportive ways ensuring all staff have real opportunities to develop in the profession. The successful candidate will work in the English department and beyond, supporting real deep change and sustainable practice in the school.

Send completed application forms to the Headteacher’s PA, lyn.doyle@fazakerleyhigh.org

Closing date for applications is Friday 21st February 2020

Fazakerley High School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.



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