Main Duties and Responsibilities
•to promote and be committed to Laidlaw Schools Trust aims and objectives
•to maintain and contribute to the development of strategies in English
•to promote and be committed to securing high expectations for learning and the raising of achievement within our academies.
Purpose of Job
The Director of English is part of a team of lead professionals that take responsibility for the quality of individual subject provision, curriculum teaching and assessment. Directors of Subject areas are jointly accountable for subject performance improvement, attainment and progress in their discreet subject areas. The Director of English will work across the Trust Academies, and have a target group of assigned Academies where they work closely with the Senior Leadership and Subject Leadership Teams to accelerate improvement and raise standards. Directors of Subject plan and teach high quality lessons, deliver intervention programmes and challenge and support subject teams to achieve stretching targets for outcomes. Subject Directors analyse performance data to ensure that students are appropriately targeted for support and work across the Trust to ensure consistency of subject quality and delivery throughout the network of Academies. All core subjects share the same examination board.
We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. All successful appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a range of other pre-employment recruitment checks.
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