This job expired on 16 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2b £5,030

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspirational English Teacher to join the school as Key Stage 3 Leader of the English department. The successful applicant will share our school values and will be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning at KS3, ensuring the curriculum meets the needs of all students.

Applicants must be well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring colleagues to join our highly regarded and successful English Department. The department has an outstanding leadership team and collaborative culture. We pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring student progress through high-quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant will share these values and play an active part in the English curriculum at all levels. Applications are invited from motivated and inspirational teachers who are ready for leadership; you will be expected to demonstrate a proven track record of exceptional outcomes, high quality teaching and purposeful learning in your current role, and the ability to inspire people successfully.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidates an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as a whole school commitment to professional development, since we believe that staff development is a fundamental aspect in raising standards further for our students. Our school community is also a highly rewarding place to work. A comprehensive programme of CPD and a commitment to wellbeing supports colleagues at all career stages; through the School and the Multi-Academy Trust, we provide excellent career opportunities for our staff. Colleagues seeking a varied, challenging and rewarding career can find this in the Wade Deacon family.

Wade Deacon High School is friendly, dynamic and innovative. Our latest OFSTED report from November 2022 described us as “an outstanding school" in all areas, praising the school for providing pupils with a ‘first-rate education’ and an ‘aspirational curriculum’, describing pupils as ‘extremely happy’ and their behaviour as ‘exemplary’.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wade Deacon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Wade Deacon High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1594 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0151 423 2721

Arranging a visit to Wade Deacon High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@wadedeacon.co.uk.

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