3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L5 to L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed practitioner to lead our team of dedicated English staff who are determined to make a difference to the lives and futures of our young people. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to really have an impact and shape the English curriculum, as the school continues on its journey to exceptional.

We are seeking to recruit a Curriculum Team Leader of English to:

  • Ensure the quality of teaching and learning continues to meet the high aspirations of our learners, providing them with the skills, knowledge and qualifications required for success in their chosen next steps
  • Innovate and develop an inclusive, inspiring and enriching English curriculum
  • Develop and maintain a rigorous system of monitoring, evaluating and improving the quality of teaching and learning and student outcomes across the curriculum

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Evidence of successful English teaching at KS3 and KS4
  • An ability to develop and sustain successful relationships with pupils and colleagues
  • Recent, relevant professional leadership development

What the school offers its staff

Bishop David Brown is passionate about providing a well-rounded education for its students, not only academically but culturally and artistically. This is provided through its diverse and rich curriculum that makes a major contribution to the students’ moral and cultural development.

We are proud of the school’s cultural and ethnic diversity and the vibrant community that this has created. Links with our local community are vital and the school works closely with parents/carers, other schools and local organisations to achieve this.

The students and staff are committed to transforming our school into one which is exceptional. At Bishop David Brown School we want all students to be challenged in order to achieve academic success. We aim to give students opportunities and experiences to learn beyond the classroom and we strive to ensure all our students feel happy and safe. This has been reflected in our most recent 2019 Ofsted inspection which resulted in a ‘Good’ result.

Bishop David Brown is part of the Unity Schools Trust which is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in September 2015 by the partnership of The Magna Carta School and Bishop David Brown School. The stated objective of Unity Schools Trust is to achieve Excellence through collaboration. The Trust aims to instil a love of learning by the full engagement of all of its community- students and staff- in the process of acquiring and applying knowledge and engendering the positive habits which support future development.

If you think you can make a positive and confident contribution to our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@unityschoolstrust.co.uk

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About The Bishop David Brown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
690 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01932 349696

Arranging a visit to The Bishop David Brown School

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

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