9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 April 0022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the English Faculty for an experienced, enthusiastic, and talented teacher to join the team as an Assistant Head of English. The faculty is vibrant and highly successful.

The successful candidate will join the team in April 2022.

The main duties and responsibilities of this post include:
• Working with other English Faculty Managers on all aspects of running the department and curriculum successfully. The specific management responsibilities for this post are flexible, with the exact nature of the responsibility to be decided later, depending on the successful candidate’s areas of interest and expertise.
• Teaching all aspects of English including A level
• Developing and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the curriculum
• Using appropriate teaching and classroom strategies to motivate students and enable their progress
• Contributing actively to the policies and aspirations of the school.
• Be committed to raising the achievement of every student.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

• An ability to teach all aspects of English to A level
• The potential and desire to be an outstanding teacher
• Knowledge and understanding of the curriculum and pedagogy
• Personal ambition and the capacity for hard work
• A proven record of success in leading a team

Additional allowances

TLR2:3 equating to £7,017

Applying for the job

In the first instance by letter of application directly to the Headteacher, Mr Martyn Hill

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1808 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01535 632861

About South Craven School

South Craven School, supported by South Craven Academy Trust since May 2011, is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school situated in a semi-rural location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with easy access to Leeds, Bradford and Greater Manchester. South Craven achieves strong results at both GCSE and A level and has an excellent vocational programme.

Learning is placed firmly at the heart of the South Craven School community. Our main priority is to ensure our students have the best opportunities for success and the highest possible aspirations for the future. We are very proud of our excellent reputation in our local community, recognising our responsibility to provide young people with the skills and qualities to respond to the challenges of a fast changing world.

School location

Holme Lane, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 7RL

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