This job expired on 6 June 2023

  • Closing date

    6 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive - United Learning Pay Scale & TLR

Head of English and Whole School Literacy Co Ordinator job summary

Welcome to The Cornerstone Academy, a small, friendly secondary school that believes that high quality education lies at the heart of its community.

Students at the academy enjoy coming to school and want to do well. This ethos has been accomplished through a shared belief, by both staff and students, in high expectations, positive relationships, and enthusiasm in teaching and learning. Here at The Cornerstone Academy, we believe that all students deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their background. Through constant support and challenge, we achieve this aim.

People often say, after their first visit, how distinctive the academy is, how pioneering we are and yet also how our care and compassion clearly permeates through everything we do. Imagine then, how transformative that environment is for the children who study and grow into adults here.

This is an exciting time to join The Cornerstone Academy. You will have the opportunity to work with a staff team that is supportive, professional and dedicated to providing the best for our students. The academy is expanding in student numbers, and this has led to increased opportunities for staff and students. If you share our ambition of providing the very best teaching and learning and you are seeking an exciting, challenging and rewarding career, we encourage you to apply for this role.

The Role:

We are seeking a Head of English and Whole School Literacy Coordinator to lead our English team and implement our whole school literacy and reading programmes. The right candidate will combine leadership with excellent classroom practices and have the passion and commitment to ensure the continuous improvement of students and staff within the English department and the wider school community. As the Head of English, you will have access to a range of professional development tools for you and your team. This role would suit a candidate with ambitions to become a future senior leader as it contains a whole school responsibility with the role.

Key information:

  • Required for September 2023
  • Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed please contact arnolds@cornerstoneacademy.org.uk to arrange or if you have any questions.
  • Please see application pack for full information
  • Closing Date: Tuesday 6th June - noon
  • Interview date: Friday 9th June

Please be available for interview on Friday 9th June 2023; you will be advised by close of play on Tuesday 6th June if you have been successfully shortlisted

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About The Cornerstone Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
518 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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