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Director of English

Sirius Academy North, Hull, East Yorkshire

Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 1 to Lead Practitioners range 14, £48,687 to £55,064

Job summary

This is an exciting time to join us on our journey to Outstanding. If you have an uncompromising belief in our Curriculum Principles; transforming our culture to instil each principle to its finest and want to be part of an innovative, supportive and caring school that contributes to each student achieving their ambitions, then we look forward to meeting you.

Visits to the Academy prior to application are encouraged.

Due to the success and growth of the Academy the Board of Directors are seeking to appoint to the following post:

Director of English – Leadership Pay scale L9-L14

If you are highly ambitious and would like to join our extended leadership team at Sirius Academy North, then this role would be perfectly suited to you. If you are looking to be a part of the Senior Leadership Team within the next couple of years then this role is the ideal stepping stone. We are looking to recruit an exceptional candidate to the role of Director of English. You will lead a large and vibrant department to the next stage in their development. The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with experience of raising standards for students and enhancing the skills of teachers. Easter/September 2020 start.

If you would like to arrange a tour of the Academy, please contact the Head of School’s PA on 01482 349620.

Closing date: Monday 27th January 2020, 9am

All applications must be on a Sirius Academy North application form, available from our website at www.siriusacademynorth.org.uk

Sirius Academy advertise all vacancies on the websites in addition to some that are advertised externally.

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory references & disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Essential educational requirements

An honours degree in English or equivalent related to English

Essential qualifications

Evidence of relevant recent professional development
Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Outstanding subject knowledge in your area of specialism
Secure understanding of what is required to secure effective teaching and learning
Sound understanding of the strategies which help to raise students’ attainment
Knowledge and experience of harnessing the impact of new technologies
An understanding of performance and contextual data as tools for improving standards of student achievement
An understanding of up-to-date educational development nationally
Understanding of the practical application of Equal Opportunities in an Academy context
A proven track record of excellence in the classroom
Current successful experience of a leadership role within a school Experience of monitoring and evaluating teacher effectiveneness in relation to standards and outcomes
Experience of working with other teachers and professionals to extend their understanding and effectiveness
Experience of teaching Post 16
Experience of teaching Applied English courses

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1183 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Sirius Academy North website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jobs@siriusacademynorth.org.uk

About Sirius Academy North

School location

540 Hall Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU6 9BP

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