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Director of Learning - English

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Closed for applications on 18/10/2021 09:00
£51,402- £56,721
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18 Oct

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Director of Learning – English
To start January 2022
Permanent Post
Salary: Leadership Range L9 – L13 (£51,402- £56,721)

Our school is one of six primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to nurture, educate, achieve and transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East. We have a national research school, which aims to build and strengthen networks of schools throughout the region and help them access effective education research and implement it in everyday practice.

Benfield School is a fully inclusive 11-18 school which has a distinct ethos with strong sense of support and loyalty. Excellent relationships between students and staff and a purposeful learning environment is evident in lessons and around the modernised site. With this foundation, students have a strong platform to be confident, happy and are able to achieve their aspiration.
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of English to lead our English department. We are looking for a dynamic leader with a clear sense of purpose, who has high expectations of all students and who is able to lead a team of staff in a pro-active manner.
Having achieved improved outcomes in summer 2021, we are looking to appoint a colleague who will bring experience of raising achievement as we work towards our school goal of addressing the outcomes of our most recent Ofsted inspection and moving towards becoming an Outstanding school.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and strong communicator, who has the ability to inspire pupils and colleagues. They will be expected to lead on the strategic planning and delivery of English throughout the school.
In return we offer:
• A positive and caring ethos.
• A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued.
• A commitment to continuing professional development
• The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust

If you would like to join us and feel you could thrive in a collegiate and positive atmosphere, then please read the accompanying person specification and job description and return a completed application form, criminal records declaration form and equalities monitoring form by e- mail to lilian.reeson@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk no later than 9.00am on Monday 18th October 2021.

NEAT Academy Trust are committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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