Associate Lead Teacher of English

Don Valley Academy, Doncaster, South Yorkshire


Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 2 to Lead Practitioners range 6, £42,093 to £46,456

Job summary

The Lead Teacher role is to provide pedagogic leadership as an outstanding classroom practitioner, playing a key part in raising standards through the model of their own excellent teaching and by supporting the professional development of their colleagues. The ultimate aim will be to improve the learning experience and increase the outcomes of students, whatever their ability.

If this sounds of interest to you and you would like to learn more about the role and our Academy including our great benefits, then please contact Mrs Beverley Edgar, Principal’s PA at or on 07944 269981. The closing date for the role is Tuesday 26th May at 12pm.
Interview Dates: Thursday 28th May
Start Date: 1st September 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1048 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Don Valley Academy website (opens in a new window)
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About Don Valley Academy

Don Valley Academy is proud to be rated Ofsted GOOD (April 2019) for the first time in its history! This has been achieved by having dedicated and enthusiastic staff who are committed to giving our community an extraordinary educational experience.
We are a vibrant 11-18 Academy with 1074 students on roll, including 72 at Post 16. We benefit from a new building which opened in November 2016 enabling our students and staff to use state of the art facilities. We serve a significantly deprived community with 42% of students being pupil premium and 38% being in the bottom 10% for deprivation. Despite these challenges, you will find Don Valley students to be polite and engaged with learning.
As a community we embrace all opportunities and strive to support and challenge each other. We have a comprehensive professional development calendar which is tailored specifically to meet the current needs. Staff enjoy the leadership opportunities found within our ‘DEEPs’ model and are able to gain experiences of roles across the Academy from Aspiring Leaders to Associate Assistant Principals.
Collaboration is at the heart of the Academy for both students and staff and you will find Don Valley Academy to be positive and reflective towards their own professionalism, with wellbeing as a pivotal aspect of our Academy ethos.

For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website at
Closing Date: Tuesday 26th May 2020 at 12 noon
The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.
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School location

Jossey Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 9DD