Required for January or
In Charge of English (TLR 2b - £4,782)
Inner London Pay Scale
Acland Burghley School is looking to appoint an outstanding Second In Charge
of the English Faculty from January or April 2023 to join our friendly and dynamic
This is an excellent career opportunity for an outstanding teacher to
work in a thriving city comprehensive which has inclusion at its core. Developing
students’ literacy is central to our curriculum vision. You would be joining a large
and strong Faculty team with broad ranging interests across the subject area.
Outcomes focused, the successful candidate will be passionate about literacy
development, and will demonstrate a strong commitment to ensuring that every
child achieves the highest possible academic standards. You will have an
excellent grasp of how careful curriculum planning and sequencing of core
knowledge and skills can lead to outstanding progress. You will be able to
demonstrate how, in your practice to date, you have used strategies to support
students who are disadvantaged, and made impact on their progress and
The second in charge will work with the Head of Faculty to make further
progress on curriculum planning, and to deliver on the school’s teaching and
learning strategy across English classrooms. You would be able to add capacity
to the leadership of faculty-based mentoring and CPD, and have ideas about how
to build systems to sharpen performance and make impact on outcomes.
Situated close to Hampstead Heath in the heart of North London, Acland
Burghley is a mixed, inclusive, community comprehensive school that enjoys high
levels of parental support and a close collaborative relationship with other
local schools. We are part of the popular and highly successful LaSWAP post-16
consortium with Parliament Hill, La Sainte Union and William Ellis Schools, and
a founder member of Camden Learning. We have entered into a long-term residency
agreement with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, who now have their
offices and rehearsals on our site.
Above all, applicants should demonstrate an
uncompromising belief in the potential of every student. If you share our
passion for ensuring high standards for all, and have the ambition to be part
of an exciting future for young people in our school, we would very much like
to hear from you.
To arrange an informal telephone conversation or a visit to the school,
please contact Michelle Lineham, HR Officer on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 9am Thursday 13 October 2022
Interviews in week commencing Monday 17 October 2022
For further details
of the post and to download an application pack please visit
Burghley School - Employment opportunities
note: we do not accept CVs.
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
successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Check.