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Director of Learning

 

Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time

Salary: Leadership 10-14
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint an ambitious, innovative and outstanding Director of Learning to provide leadership of a cluster of subjects within the school. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership and management skills. He or she will be able to continue to raise standards for all our students and motivate, inspire and support a strong team.

As Director of Learning, you will have the opportunity to be part of community of schools committed to ‘Ensuring Excellence’. You will be part of the Operational Leadership Team and have strategic input into the development of high quality teaching and learning practices across The Telford Langley and Park Schools. 

This role offers the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to develop their own leadership role across two sites. The successful applicant will be based at one school. However, time will be allocated to working with department leads across both schools; strengthening collaborative working.

The successful applicant will:

  • Model excellence in day-to-day leadership.

  • Lead the development of high quality, learning centred policies & practices.

  • Work with staff to ensure the subject areas reflect the school’s ethos and aims.

  • Develop a strategic view for the subject areas which support the vision, ethos and policies of the school.

  • Support the creation and implementation of the school improvement plan, especially as it relates to the subject areas and to take responsibility for appropriately delegated aspects of it.

  • Use national, local and school management data effectively, to monitor standards across the subjects.

  • Monitor the progress made towards achieving annual plans and targets and use the information to plan future developments.

  • Ensure that parents are well informed about the curriculum, targets, children’s progress and attainment within their appropriate year groups.

    We will offer you:

  • An extensive CPD programme to nurture and develop your talents at all levels, 

  • A professional, hard-working and supportive team that works together to create a welcoming, vibrant learning culture inclusive to all, 

  • Access to a network of successful schools to share best practice and develop career prospects at the highest level. 

  • The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and all qualifications will be verified.

A subject specialism in history is preferable, but not essential. Applications from all subject specialisms will be considered.

This post is not suitable for NQTs.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday, 3rd May 2019. Interviews Friday, 10th May 2019.

Tours will be available with Deputy Head Staff as follows:

Tuesday, 30th April at 1.30pm

Wednesday, 1st May at 10.00am

Please email michelle.whittaker@taw.org.uk if you would like to book on one of the above tours.

Completed application forms should be sent by email to: michelle.whittaker@taw.org.uk.

Community Academies 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 enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Community Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Community Academies Trust Company Registration No. 0747273-6

About the Employer

The Telford Langley School and The Telford Park School are sponsored by The Community Academies Trust (CAT) which has a track record of achieving and sustaining OUTSTANDING schools. Our approach is based on a fundamental belief that all young people have the talent and the potential to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Alongside the family of schools, the CAT has established a teaching school which ensures CPD opportunities are abundant for all, no matter what stage of your career you are at.