Lead Practitioner of English

The Deanery CE Academy, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 7DA

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L2 - L6 £43,250 - £47,734

Lead Practitioner of English job summary

The Deanery CE Academy is a growing school, in the heart of the community of Wichelstowe with the most amazing facilities, inspirational staff and incredible students. We believe that we have a duty to enable all our students to flourish when they are at school, to enable them to live life in all its fullness- This is the foundation of our ethos and will form a significant part of our dialogue in all aspects of school life.

We are currently searching for an experienced teacher to join our team in the role of Lead Practitioner in English from January 2023 who will lead on the improvement of English teaching skills through modelling high-quality teaching, coaching and training of other members of staff.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a real passion for their subject, as well as developing pupil's love of learning and the ability to inspire our students in appreciating appreciating literacy and reading, and how this subject informs many aspects of the world around them.

Enquiries and school visits are welcomed and encouraged.

Please contact the Campus Coordinator at The Deanery (Michelle Bishop) to find out more about the role and to arrange a visit to our Academy.

The online application form should be completed in full, and also a personal statement/cover letter should be included with your application.

The closing date for applications is Monday 26th September 2022 at 9am

Interviews : TBC

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About The Deanery CE Academy

School type
Free School, Anglican/Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
549 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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The Deanery is a Secondary Academy in the heart of the growing canal side community of Wichelstowe, located on the southern edge of the town of Swindon in South West England. constructed from late 2006. Located north of the M4 motorway

The Deanery opened in 2019, and along with Kingfisher Academy which opened it's door in September 2021, forms part of the Wichelstowe Trinity Learning Campus and is part of the Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust .

The Trust was established in 2012 and has steadily grown to currently comprise of 15 Primary Academies and one Secondary.

Our vision is to be a Trust of exceptional academies with strong Christian ethos which provide a values-led education and opportunities for all children to flourish and achieve their fullest potential. We aim for all our academies to be schools of choice, with good or better Ofsted and SIAMS grades, and will work with local communities, staff, children, parents, churches & the wider Diocesan family to achieve this.

Arranging a visit to The Deanery CE Academy

School Visits are encouraged and welcomed

Please contact Michell Bishop on 01793 236611 to arrange

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