Deputy CTL of English

Horbury Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire


Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,371 to £40,489

Job summary

Horbury Academy is seeking to appoint an inspiring and excellent English practitioner with strong leadership skills to complement the existing English management team from Easter 2020.

The appointment to the post of Deputy Curriculum Leader will work alongside the other Deputy in the team under the direction of the Curriculum Leader. This would be an ideal opportunity for a strong experienced practitioner with a desire to develop and lead others to start their subject leadership journey.

This post attracts a TLR2B.

The English department at the Academy is an outstanding team of professionals who are passionate about inspiring a love of literature and language. We value challenge and active participation. The successful applicant will share this passion alongside the ability to demonstrate innovation, resilience and model professionalism.

The academy and Trust offer an extensive programme of CPD, to help you grow and develop as a leader within a subject. If you have the vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching and an ambition to embed this in others within your team we’d love to hear from you.

Horbury Academy is part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust which is a Wakefield based Trust; all four academies in the Trust are closely located to one another which lends itself to many opportunities to work closely and collaboratively. All academies are within a three mile radius of one another and can be found a short drive off junction 40 of the M1.

Talk to our staff or pupils and you will find out how proud we are of our unique academy, its supportive atmosphere and strong team ethos. We’re more than happy to show prospective applicants around, and encourage interested candidates to visit and see what makes us great! Contact the HR team on 01924 668930 or and we’ll make the arrangements or would be happy to answer any other questions you may have.

For more details, or if you’re ready to apply, visit our website at where you will find the application form available to download.

Please return completed application forms to the Accord HR Department at or to Accord HR Department, Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, WF5 0DG.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 19 January 2020.

Horbury Academy is committed equal opportunities and to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Essential educational requirements

- Degree in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

- QTS qualification

Essential skills and experience

- Up to date knowledge of specialist subject and curriculum
- Proven success of effective teaching and learning in specialist subject area
- Excellent communication skills

Employee benefits

- This post attracts a TLR 2B
- An opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across academies and within the central Trust teams, with other academies and Multi Academy Trust’s on a local or regional basis
- Opportunities to lead on developments as a stepping stone to further career opportunities.
- A specific career stage pathway of professional development with a commitment to support engagement in nationally recognised professional qualifications (NPQ’s).
- All employees have access to discounted rates for self and family members for a range of local and national companies and services, reviewed annually.
- All employees have access to the Fitness Suite located within one of the Academies in the Trust free of charge.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1057 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
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School website Horbury Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Horbury Academy

School location

Wakefield Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5HE