English Lead Teacher

Meadowbrook College, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0PG

288 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Required for January 2023 or earlier

  • Application deadline

    21 July 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time subject to School teachers pay and conditions (part time will be considered for the right candidate)

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

+ TLR 2.2

English Lead Teacher job summary

We are seeking to recruit a talented and skilled KS3/4 English Teacher who is also able to lead the subject across the college. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher with the ability to inspire and motivate students and staff alike; a unique opportunity to make a substantial contribution to further improving outcomes for a significant group of vulnerable and challenging learners and to shape and develop English provision across the College. We are looking for applicants who are willing to work on our Banbury base. Leadership of the team will require you to travel across all our sites (Banbury, Oxford, Kidlington and Abingdon). Part-time will be considered for the right candidate. As English Lead Teacher you will be: 

- a skilled practitioner in the classroom, with a proven background in managing challenging behaviour

 - experienced in working with KS3 and KS4 students and excited about the opportunity to work with our primary students to develop their reading, literacy and English skills 

- relentless in your approach to both engaging our students in and with English, and securing them the best academic outcomes 

- ready to lead a small team of secondary and primary colleagues in developing their pedagogy and practice and to together shape the development of the English curriculum - highly motivated, with a passion for your subject - have bags of enthusiasm, patience and perseverance

Using the application form

To apply please complete an application form together with a letter, outlining your skills and experience for this post and aspirations for English at Meadowbrook College. Please send your application to Charlotte Hughes at chughes@meadowbrookcollege.org . You are very welcome to visit the school prior to your application: please contact Charlotte Hughes if you would like to arrange a visit.

Closing Date: Early applications are encouraged as candidates will be called for interview as and when suitable
applications are received

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Supporting documents

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About Meadowbrook College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
15 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Located across four sites in Oxfordshire: Oxford, Banbury, Kidlington and Abingdon, we are an Alternative Provision (AP) Academy that provides full and part-time education and support to over 150 aged 5-16 students who are excluded from, or are finding it difficult to fully access, their mainstream schools.

Arranging a visit to Meadowbrook College

You are very welcome to visit the school prior to your application: please
contact Charlotte Hughes if you would like to arrange a visit.

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