Leader of Key Stage 3 English

Leader of Key Stage 3 English

Yewlands Academy

Required for January 2020



‘The Trust is passionate in its vision for pupils. The Trust demonstrates a clear capacity to provide appropriate support in terms of leadership, finance and staffing, as well as challenges leaders to provide the highest achievement possible.’

Ofsted 2017

Our opportunity

We wish to appoint an exceptional Leader of KS3 English to support the development and improvement of English within Yewlands Academy from January 2020. We welcome applications from established or aspiring middle leaders, it goes without saying that we will support you, develop you and above all welcome you into our vibrant, improving school.

We are looking for a Leader of KS3 English with:

• A proven record of raising and maintaining outcomes in English
• An enthusiasm and passion for the English curriculum
• Vision, drive and flair as you join our supportive and forward thinking staff team
• The ability to consult, devise, communicate, implement, monitor and evaluate improvement with a relentless focus on student outcomes
• Relevant qualifications and a record of professional development (both formal and through appropriate experience) to meet the challenge of the job specification
• A genuine commitment to making a positive contribution to Yewlands Academy and its community

The role will focus upon:

1. The curriculum at Key Stage 3 and transition
2. The quality of teaching and learning
3. Assessment and monitoring of performance
4. The professional development of staff
5. Capturing and sharing best practice with colleagues

We can offer:

  • A hardworking English department
  • An excellent learning environment
  • Fantastic students
  • High quality leadership development and support
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across an ambitious and forward-thinking 2-18+ Sheffield Trust
  • A chance to make a real difference to the lives of children

We welcome contact from anyone considering applying to Yewlands and encourage prospective applicants to visit the Academy to meet the outstanding student body.

Want to find out more? To arrange an informal chat please contact Principal, Mr Andy Kelly by email akelly@yewlandsacasdemy.org.

To request an information pack please contact Brigantia Human Resources, by email recruitment@brigantiatrust.net 


Closing date for applications is 21st October 2019

Interviews will take place on 23rd October 2019