Assistant Learning Leader English

Sir John Thursby Community College, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2.2 (£4,785)

Assistant Learning Leader English job summary

Assistant Learning Leader English

Required from 01.01.2023

MPS/UPS + TLR 2.2 (£4,785)

An opportunity has arisen for a highly effective and motivated teacher to join our amazing English department. Our experienced team of teachers enthusiastically communicate a love of reading, of the written word and of the power of language to inspire, persuade, entertain, provoke and inform. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to develop their leadership skills, contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where teachers are encouraged to progress their careers with us.

Our state of the art building ensures that our students and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve. SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 93% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and our innovative ‘Learn Together’ initiative enables all staff to be on our outstanding teacher programme.

We are looking for a teacher who shares our drive and passion to inspire our students with their love of their subject and has the motivation and expertise to:

  • Lead on an agreed area of English to ensure that achievement rises in English due to effective analysis of student performance and through the delivery of an appropriate and inspiring curriculum
  • Support the Learning Leader in the leadership of English

The successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe, Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements through:

  • Outstanding classroom practice and an ability to engage all young people.
  • A commitment to contribute to our enrichment programme
  • The ability to motivate students of all abilities to achieve their full potential.
  • A passion and commitment to raise standards and achievement.
  • The ability to work and contribute as part of a team.
  • Commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour.
  • The willingness to do what it takes to achieve our goals.

We know that choosing the right school for your next move is a big decision. You are invited to come to have a look around our beautiful school during the morning of Monday 3rd October 2022 or the afternoon of Tuesday 4th October 2022. Please contact Leanne Barwell the Headteacher’s PA on l.barwell@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk to confirm a suitable time.

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Lynsey Clayton (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below.

  • Sir John Thursby Community College, Eastern Avenue, Burnley, BB10 2AT Tel: 01282 682313
  • email l.clayton@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk
  • Website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Visits to school: a.m. Monday 3rd October 2022 or p.m. Tuesday 4th October 2022

Closing date: 9am Monday 10th October 2022

Interview date: 20th October 2022

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Using the application form

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Lynsey Clayton (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below:

• Sir John Thursby Community College, Eastern Avenue, Burnley, BB10
2AT Tel: 01282 682313
• email l.clayton@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk
• Website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

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Supporting documents

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

About Sir John Thursby Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01282682313

Mainstream, Foundation, LA maintained, 11-16 Secondary School.

Sir John Thursby Community College is a mixed 11-16, multi-cultural, fully inclusive college which values all students, staff and our community partners. We have over 1,000 students on roll and over 150 staff enjoying working together to provide the best for everyone.

In 2016 Ofsted rated us GOOD in all areas. Our facilities are exceptional for 21st Century learning.

Arranging a visit to Sir John Thursby Community College

You are invited to come to have a look around our beautiful school during the morning of Monday 3rd October 2022 or the afternoon of Tuesday 4th October 2022. Please contact Leanne Barwell the Headteacher's PA on l.barwell@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk to confirm a suitable time.

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