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Raising Standards Leader at KS5 English

St.Wilfrid's RC CollegeSouth Tyneside

Raising Standards Leader for KS5 English 

St. Wilfrid’s RC College

Headteacher: Mrs F Craik

CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle has a growth plan for Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust to serve South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham, with a total of 34 schools in the Trust by July 2022. 

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust was established in February 2016, currently there are thirteen schools within the Trust which includes five secondary schools. 

St. Wilfrid’s RC College is an outstanding school with world class status and is seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher to the post of Raising Standards Leader for KS5 English to join us from September 2021. We have a vibrant 6th form taught in a specialist block with healthy numbers of students studying English at post 16. We require an outstanding teacher of English Literature who ideally also has an excellent understanding of English Language to work with the Head of Department to lead KS5 provision. St Wilfrid’s is a popular and heavily oversubscribed school in a beautiful coastal location. We look forward to developing the right candidate further as a part of our large and friendly English Department within our outstanding school.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures.  Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff. 

Salary: L1-L3

Start Date: September 2021

Contract: Whole time, permanent 

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment@st-wilfrids.org by 10am on 16 April 2021. Emailed applications are required and CV’s will not be accepted.  For enquiries regarding this role, please contact our recruitment team on 0191 4569121. 

Interviews will be held on week commencing 19 April 2021. 

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. 

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

A note regarding COVID 19

Please note, the interview process will take place over a virtual platform to ensure the safety of all involved. 



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