Leader of Learning in English

Greenfield Community College, A Specialist Arts and Science School, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham


Job details

Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a bright and innovative individual to take on the role of Leader of Learning in English at Greenfield Community College from September 2020. The successful applicant will be a highly committed, motivated and passionate teacher who can lead by example. We are looking for a candidate who will maintain a relentless focus on strategies to ensure the highest quality of teaching and learning in English to achieve outstanding outcomes. This is a middle management post that offers opportunity to lead some aspects of English and Teaching and Learning across the school. There will also be the opportunity to shape the curriculum so that students are motivated to fulfil and exceed their potential.
Only applications submitted on the school's application forms and completed in full by the specified date will be considered. Completed forms should be returned to the school.

Please contact Chloe Taylor, HR Co-ordinator on 01325 300378 or email chloe.taylor@greenfieldschool.net for further information and an application pack.

Greenfield Community College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and require all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Closing Date: Monday 2nd March 2020, 12 noon
Interviews will be held: 5th March 2020
All appointments are subject to appropriate pre-employment checks
Your place of work will be Greenfield Community College which has two sites, one in Newton Aycliffe and one in Shildon. You may be required to work in any of the two school sites.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree in English

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Please see person specification

Employee benefits

TLR 2a

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 928 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Greenfield Community College, A Specialist Arts and Science School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email chloe.taylor@greenfieldschool.net

About Greenfield Community College, A Specialist Arts and Science School

We are an 11-16 school with sites in Newton Aycliffe and in Shildon.

We provide an environment for learning that is meaningful, engaging, relevant and accessible. This encourages our young people to have high self-esteem and fulfil their highest possible aspirations as powerful self-led learners.

We have an extended dimension through the work of Greenfield Arts and Greenfield Sports. Altogether we are a caring, inclusive and creative organisation and our values are:
To try
To achieve
To inspire

Our school vision is:
To be an exceptional school, where we can offer extraordinary opportunities, that each and every student takes advantage of, to develop fully their potential as ambitious, confident, self-led learners.
To achieve this:
we create a self-improving culture of learning across our organisation.
we provide an inclusive curriculum promoting a strong student voice and a can-do attitude.
we work together to realise an out standing learning experience for our young people.

As a result of being part of our school, a successful Greenfield Learner is resilient, reflective, responsible, creative and collaborative.

School location

Greenfield Way, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 7LF