This job expired on 5 October 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 10:31am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full time Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

L7 - L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for a Curriculum Leader for English to join our successful school. The successful candidate will lead a passionate team of teachers who are committed to delivering the English curriculum in engaging and innovative ways. You will be a leader who has the ability to inspire, motivate, challenge and support the team to ensure that every student makes progress within the subject area. You will have a clear vision for the success of the team and will guide them to continue to develop provision that impacts positively on every student in the school.

You will become a significant member of the extended senior team at Ashlawn School. This team plays a crucial role in swiftly moving the school from its current Ofstedjudgement to one that truly reflects the fantastic work that the school does in forming the rounded individuals of our community.

It is very important to us at Ashlawn School that all our teachers feel valued, listened to, and mentored well so that they have opportunities to develop.

The successful candidate will:

  • Maintain and build upon standards already achieved, as well as continuing the growth and development of the team
  • Have demonstrable experience on school improvement and managing the work of others
  • Have demonstrable experience of using performance management and performance data to inform target setting, planning and policy
  • Be able to lead, coach and mentor others
  • Lead by example and reflect the vision and values of the school at all times.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for Ashlawn?

  • A large, oversubscribed bi-lateral school committed to supporting all members of the school community to succeed
  • You’ll be working within a community of passionate, committed colleagues who genuinely support each other
  • A staff wellbeing team implements various strategies to boost staff engagement including various activities, events, conferences, and many other staff benefits
  • Excellent opportunities to develop and grow in the successful and expanding Transforming Lives Educational Trust, a growing Multi-academy Trust based within the local community
  • To be part of an 11-18 provision with opportunities to teach in the sixth form

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ashlawn School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1588 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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