Curriculum Leader for English (KS3 & 4) - Ref: TV25917

Shepwell Short Stay School and Learning Centre
MPS/UPS & potential TLR for additional whole school responsibility
10 Jul 2017
13 Sep 2017
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Shepwell Short Stay School (medical) and Learning Centre (autism)
Walsall Home and Hospital Tuition Services

 Curriculum Leader for English (KS3 & 4)- ref TV25917
(ability to teach another subject would be an advantage)
MPS/UPS & potential TLR for additional whole school responsibility
From January 2018 (or ASAP) 

Shepwell Short Stay School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and potential of every pupil at the school. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, highly motivated, enthusiastic teacher who can bring new knowledge and skills to the school.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate English teacher to join our specialist staff team.

As an inspirational Teacher, applicants will have the energy and vision to lead on literacy across the school and home & hospital tuition service. 

The ideal candidate will:

  • be an experienced teacher;
  • have experience of planning and delivering the English curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4 (small mixed ability classes)
  • be a committed team player;
  • have the ability to engage and inspire pupils;
  • be committed to Shepwell’s ethos of high expectations
  • be willing to play a full part in the life of the school

All staff are committed to putting the pupils first, ensuring they achieve in all aspects of their learning. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic classroom practitioner with a keen interest in the well-being of young people who has experience, excellent organisation and ICT skills.

The school provides a continuation of Education for pupils who due to medical, emotional and mental health issues are unable to attend their mainstream school. 

For further details, job description and an application form visit 

Closing date for applications is 12,00pm on Monday 11th September 2017

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 18th September 2017 

To arrange a visit to the school email

Due to the high volume of applications we receive if you have not heard from us within 8 working days from the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. 

The staff and management committee Shepwell School are committed to protecting and safeguarding all their pupils to ensure, as far as possible, that they are free from harm. As part of the safeguarding process, the successful candidate must have full enhanced DBS clearance to work in the school and will not be able to take up their appointment until cleared by Walsall Council.

A copy of the school’s safeguarding policy/guidelines is available on the school website.  There will be questions on this at interview. 

Shepwell School welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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