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Curriculum Leader for English

Melton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 7AN
Rushey Mead Academy
Full Time
MPS/UPS plus TLR 2c
17th January 2023
Start Date
17th April 2023
26th January 2023 12:00 AM
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17th April 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1300794

The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high-quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's convertor academy.

TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.

Rushey Mead Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, diverse and happy school with a long history of success. We have been rated by Ofsted as outstanding since 2007 and became one of the first Teaching Schools in 2011.

Curriculum Leader: English

Full Time/Permanent

Start Date: 17th April 2023

Job ref: CLEng23

Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2c

As a result of existing post holders securing a promotion, we are looking to appoint an additional subject leader and enthusiast to our high achieving team who want to work in a school where:

• English is valued by students and families;

• The academy’s results have been significantly above national averages for many years;

• The academy’s progress 8 score is significantly above average at +1.0 for two consecutive years and ranked in the top 5% Nationally;

English progress 8 score is significantly above national average at +0.59 (2019) and +0.50 (2020);

All students are challenged through their learning of the subject;

• There is a strong academic ethos and high expectations of students;

• The Professional Learning of teachers and development of their subject knowledge is a priority;

• Behaviour management systems are centralised and teachers are enabled to flourish.

The successful candidates will teach English throughout the age range 7-11. Both new and established teachers will be supported and encouraged to develop their practice by engaging in the numerous opportunities to collaborate share ideas with colleagues within our Professional Learning programme.

Please see the enclosed Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

How to apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application form online.

A letter detailing why you are a suitable candidate for the position should accompany your completed application form.

Should you have any queries regarding your application please contact school.

Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:

• Applicant Pack

• Job Description

• Application and Recruitment Process document

Closing date: Wednesday 25th January (Midnight)

Interview date: W/B Monday 30th January

Rushey Mead Academy is committed to:

• safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

• equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, prevention of discrimination in its many forms



Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people. In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences
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