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This job expired on 9 October 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

T3 - T9

Additional allowances

TLR 2B

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require someone who can demonstrate and evidence:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of subject expertise and an in-depth understanding of curriculum pedagogical and assessment issues associated with achieving outstanding English results at both key stages
  • Excellent teaching and improving student outcomes
  • High quality organisational and management skills

The key areas of responsibility will be:

  • To engage students in their learning
  • To ensure a wide focus on achievement and standards
  • To ensure that all pupils achieve their potential through the provision of exciting and appropriate programmes of study and high quality teaching systems to track pupil progress and implement intervention programmes as appropriate

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic practitioner who aspires to expand their experience at middle leadership level. The successful candidate will be an expert in their field and lead on the identification and development of strategies in order to ensure that English teaching is of the highest quality. The successful candidate would also be given excellent opportunities for leadership development and preparation for senior leadership.

The English department is well resourced and housed in a suite of specialist rooms adjacent to the school library. English results are excellent with outcomes for students improving year-on-year. In 2023, 75% of students achieved Grade 5 or above in English.

Further details about the role

To apply for this post, download the school application form which should be completed in full and submitted with a letter of application outlining how you meet the requirements of the post. This should be no more than two sides of A4, point 10, and send by e-mail to recruitment@sharplesschool.co.uk no later than 9.00am on Monday 9 October 2023. Interviews will be held on Thursday 19 October 2023

Sharples School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the disclosure and barring service. The school operates the local authority no smoking policy and is a no smoking site.

Commitment to safeguarding

Sharples School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the disclosure and barring service.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Sharples School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1198 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01204 333253

Gold Winner Pearson Teaching Awards – ‘Secondary School of the Year 2023-24’

2023 Progress 8 score +0.82

National School Awards ‘Leadership Team of the Year’ 2022-23

Sharples School is an oversubscribed mixed comprehensive with 1,200 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. The school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning, transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students and the local community. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.

Arranging a visit to Sharples School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@sharplesschool.co.uk.

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