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Job details
Employer Lord Derby Academy
Location Liverpool
Salary TLR2B
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Leader of Literacy (English teacher)  

Scale: TLR 2B 

Post starts: January 2018

An opportunity has arisen for an outstanding leader, holding Qualified Teacher Status, to lead Literacy at Lord Derby Academy.  You will play a key role in driving the school forward as we continue to rapidly accelerate progress in all key areas of the Academy through our high standards and expectations.   

As a Leader in the school you will be part of a team with very high aspirations. We are unwavering in our ambition for this school community.  

The school is oversubscribed in Year 7 for September 2017.   

Lord Derby Academy opened on 1st February 2014 and is part of The Dean Trust, which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement.  The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.  We have proved the power of these words with praise in Ofsted inspections.    

You will deliver English to pupils across the ability range at both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.   

We can offer you the opportunity to: 

• Join a cohesive and highly ambitious team of staff “The morale, dedication and commitment of staff is contagious”.  (OFSTED 2017) 

• Join the highly successful Dean Trust   “The Trust provides training and support of a high quality through the Teaching School” (OFSTED 2017)

• Join a school with strong reputation  “Parents told inspectors they are ‘honoured’ to send their children to this school”  (OFSTED 2017) 

• Develop your leadership skills through access to high quality CPD  “The support and training that staff receive are excellent”. (OFSTED 2017) 

• Join a school which sets high standards for both staff and pupils  “The reputation that this is a school that insists on the highest standards of behaviour is   deserved”. (OFSTED 2017)  

We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts.  

Application forms and further information are available from Mrs J. Riley (HR and Operations Assistant) on 0151 477 8860 or email   

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th October 2017 12pm 

Proposed interview date:  Thursday 19th October 2017

About the employer

Information about Lord Derby Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Seel Road
L36 6DG
United Kingdom
+44 151 477 8865