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Job details
Employer Beacon Academy
Location North East Lincolnshire
Salary MPS/UPS plus TLR 2 (Flexible for an outstanding colleague)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

The Governors of Holy Family Catholic Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational individual to lead English across the academy. We are currently entering into a very exciting stage in the history of the academy, joining the highly-respected, Wellspring multi-academy trust from September.

HFCA is a smaller than average sized 11-16 sponsored academy that was established in September 2013. In 2016, we saw a strong improvement in outcomes for students across a range of performance indicators.  In our first Ofsted report, we were judged ‘Good’ across all categories, and we are proud to be a rapidly improving and highly ambitious school with rising student numbers. The Academy has a strong reputation for its inclusive provision and pastoral care.

We are seeking an outstanding classroom teacher and an inspirational leader who will lead the improvement agenda for the English curriculum and achieve outstanding results for all students irrespective of background or prior attainment. The successful candidate will have departmental responsibility for English within the academy.

The successful person will:

  • Hold QTS and have the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge and support our students and parents to be the best they can be
  • Have overall responsibility for English within the academy
  • Have the ability, drive and passion to raise standards in teaching and learning in English
  • Have an understanding of how bring about rapid and sustained improvement in student outcomes
  • Be given line manager responsibility for outcomes for subjects included in the Basics Faculty
  • Be given a fantastic opportunity to broaden their experience in a highly rewarding role whilst enhancing their CV


This post is ideally suited for an ambitious individual who is seeking to develop and demonstrate their skills as a middle leader within a highly ambitious and hardworking organisation that both encourages and challenges everyone to be the best they can be. For the right person it offers an exciting stepping stone to senior leadership. If you are driven, resilient and determined and thrive on challenge and opportunity then we would love to tell you more about this career defining opportunity.

For full details, to discuss the role or to request an application pack, please contact our recruitment partner, Arthur (AJ) Blyth at Hays Education on or 0114 217 1556. We welcome visits from potential candidates-please contact AJ Blyth to arrange this.

The closing date for this post is Tuesday 2nd May 2017 at 12 noon.

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications. Therefore we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible.

Holy Family Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

About the employer

Information about Beacon Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Chatsworth Place
DN35 9NF
United Kingdom