Assistant Director of English
L3 - L7 £46,548 - £51,470 per annum
26th Jun 2023
Assistant Director of English L3 – L7 £46,548 – £51,470 per annum
Required for January 2024 or earlier if possible
Monkwearmouth Academy is an amazing school at the heart of its community and is a supportive and exciting place to develop your career. We are as ambitious for our staff, as we are our students, and hold extremely high standards and expectations in all that we do. We are on an exciting journey of continuous school improvement, supported by Tyne Coast Academy Trust which continues to strategically develop providing excellent career development opportunities.
We are seeking an inspirational Assistant Director of English to support the leadership of the English Department with the drive and vision to deliver excellence for all year groups. You will be knowledgeable of key developments concerning English curriculum development and pedagogy and have high expectations of attainment and behaviour. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner who is passionate about your subject and want all our students to develop a love of English and to be taught by the very best in our profession, giving them every opportunity to thrive.
You will support the Director of English to develop the quality of subject provision, curriculum, teaching and assessment and will be accountable along with the Director of English for subject performance and improvement and supporting the subject team to achieve the best outcomes for all students. You will also work with Director of English to analyse subject performance data to ensure students are appropriately targeted for support and ensure the consistency of subject delivery.
This is an exciting time to join the academy and be part of a strong team of practitioners moving the school forward. We are committed to investing in our staff and you will receive a supportive induction programme and have access to high quality CPD. Opportunities are also available for Trust wide working and career development opportunities. You will also receive consistent support from a dedicated Headteacher, SLT, Deputy CEO, Trust Central Team, Local Governing Body and Trust Board.
If you share our vision, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards for our highest attainers to our most vulnerable cohorts and ensure our diverse community of students reach their full potential, you can make a difference at Monkwearmouth Academy.
If you would like a discussion about this post with Mike Grummett, Headteacher, please contact Lindsay Winter by emailing email@example.com
The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 26 June 2023. Please return completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tyne Coast Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS with barred list check.
In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone who discloses a disability where their application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Application packs and further information can be found on the Tyne Coast Academy Trust website https://www.tynecoastacademytrust.co.uk/join-our-team-current-vacancies/ or by contacting Dayna Hancock, HR Administration Assistant at email@example.com
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Monkwearmouth Academy is a secondary school in north Sunderland which is passionate about education and believes in our values of Believe in yourself, Achieve the highest standards and Succeed in life.
This is an exciting time to join Monkwearmouth Academy, we are on a journey of improvement to become a school where every child achieves their full potential and that our community are proud of. We have recently joined Tyne Coast Academy Trust enabling us to become bigger, better and stronger.
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