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Hungerhill School, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 5 to Lead Practitioners range 7, £45,319 to £48,808

Job summary

• Develop and implement policies and practices which reflect the UTCs commitment to high achievement through effective teaching and learning.
• Have an enthusiasm for the curriculum area which motivates and supports other staff and encourages a shared understanding of the contribution the subject can make to all aspects of students’ lives.
• Use relevant UTC, local and national data to inform targets for development and further improvement for individuals and groups of students.
• Raise the level of achievement for all students through a Curriculum Development Plan (CDP) which identifies clear targets, time-scales and success criteria for its monitoring. This should be in line with the UTC Development Plan (UDP).
• Monitor student progress and evaluate the effects on teaching and learning by working alongside colleagues, analysing work and outcomes.
• Chair meetings of subject staff (including provision of agenda and minutes) and provide other briefings as necessary.
• Implement all quality assurance procedures outlined in the QA programme, including undertaking lesson observations, learning walks, work scrutiny and student voice activities.
• Establish and implement clear policies and practices for assessing, recording and reporting on students’ achievement in the curriculum area.
• Attend all necessary Middle Leader Meetings.
• To liaise with parents over all matters concerning pupil performance in the curriculum area.
• To report to the appropriate Governors’ Committee regarding progress and results in English.
• To liaise with the mathematics department to ensure there is a coordinated response to the school meeting its targets for 4+/5+/7+, including English and mathematics, to include a specific focus on pupil premium and SEND students.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

• Outstanding teaching skills.
• Understanding of the components of a high-quality lesson and how to achieve this.
• Developed subject knowledge.
• Detailed knowledge of the English qualifications to be delivered.
• Detailed knowledge of strategies to meet the needs of students of all abilities.
• An awareness of key issues and current developments in the delivery of English
• A talented and outstanding practitioner with teaching experience at secondary level.
• An excellent understanding of the new GCSE specifications.
• An understanding of, and experience in, planning and assessing students’ work at various levels to ensure expected progress is made or exceeded.
• KS4 and KS5 examination groups.
• Using a range of data to raise levels of achievement.
• Have taken a key role in a departmental development.
• Understand how employability skills are driven through curriculum areas

Employee benefits

At present we are looking for a driven professional who is striving to progress from middle management and has the ability, passion and ambition to lead and manage all English qualifications across key stage 4 and 5.
The successful candidate will require high levels of both personal and professional commitment and be dedicated to driving success throughout their team. You will be required to have current experience in leading an engineering curriculum and feel confident in leading and managing a team of teachers and their support staff.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1211 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Hungerhill School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email principa'@doncasterutc.co.uk

About Hungerhill School

School location

Hungerhill Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN3 2JY