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  • Start date details

    January 2024 (or sooner)

  • Closing date

    10 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£64,225 to £78,010 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual to improve the quality of teaching, learning, curriculum and intervention in English across the Trust’s secondary schools, through embedding best practice and building capacity in line with the Trust’s policies and frameworks.

The successful candidate will drive improvements in English attainment across all our schools, by skilfully co-ordinating and supporting both curriculum intent and implementation in English at designated schools.

As English Improvement Lead, you would be deployed across our schools located in five key regions: Lancashire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, and London.

You will have:

  • An English degree along with Qualified Teacher Status.
  • A National Professional Qualification (NPQ) in middle or senior leadership.
  • An in depth knowledge of the AQA specification in GCSE English Language and Literature.
  • Experience of delivering outstanding results consistently and a track record of improving results as a subject leader.
  • Experience of developing and delivering high impact intervention programmes.
  • An ability to analyse assessment data and use it effectively to identify and close gaps in learning.
  • Successfully delivered training and coaching for English teachers.
  • A passion for securing life-changing outcomes for young people in disadvantaged communities.

What the school offers its staff

About Star Central

Star Central, which is based at our head office in Blackburn, Lancashire, provides leadership, strategic direction and support to Star Academies, Star Institute and our schools.

The Star Central team includes experts from a range of professional backgrounds, who work together to provide an outstanding support service to the Star community. We support our schools to provide educational and operational excellence and to cultivate a strong Star community, with the aim of nurturing today’s young people and inspiring tomorrow’s leaders.

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About Star Academies

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
0330 313 9800

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