Faculty Leader - English (St Edwards Church of England Academy)

St Edward's Church of England Academy, Westwood Road, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8DN
Leadership Scale 3 - 7 (£41,989 - £46,430)
20 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
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Full time permanent
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Term time

Faculty Leader English

Full Time – Permanent Contract

Salary Range Leadership Scale 3 - 7 (£41,989 - £46,430)

Required for January 2020 start

The Post

Following the promotion of our current Faculty Leader, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of English, who possesses the qualities to lead a dynamic, enthusiastic and committed team of English teachers, in order to secure the highest possible standards in teaching, learning and outcomes. This post is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious individual who is not only highly motivated, but also an inspiring practitioner whose inclusive and enthusiastic practice generates a desire to succeed in all pupils.

In return, we offer a fully supportive environment that is committed to the continuing professional development of all staff together with their personal wellbeing. More specifically, leadership development is a key focus at St Edward’s and the successful candidate would have access to further training in this area.

St Edward’s Academy caters for pupils between the ages of 9 to 13 and is situated in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The post is suitable for both aspiring and experienced leaders from both primary and secondary backgrounds.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged prior to application.

We are committed to the Safeguarding of all our pupils and expect all staff to do the same. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.

If you would like an application pack or a discussion with the Principal in confidence regarding the post, please contact Mrs Bridget Lowe on 01538 714740 or via email lowe.b@st-edwards.staffs.sch.uk

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date for applications (by 08:00am) – 4th October 2019

Final shortlisting and contact with candidates – 4th October 2019

References will be requested at this stage

Interviews – 8th October 2019


We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and we expect all our employees to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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