Lead Teacher of English Full Time

Posted: 05.03.2019    Closes: 25.03.2019    Interview Date:

About the Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and inspirational Lead Teacher of English to continue to embed literacy across the whole school curriculum in order to secure high quality teaching and improve standards of learning and achievement of all pupils. This is an ideal opportunity for someone ready to take on whole school responsibility.

Working closely with the highly experienced team leader, you will be joining a successful and enthusiastic department and are warmly welcomed to visit our school to meet other members of the team and to see for yourself what a great place Westborough is to work.

The school has a reputation for good educational standards, firm discipline and a caring ethos which focuses on the development of individuals. An Ofsted inspection in June 2017 designated the school as Good where pupils ‘take their learning seriously and want to achieve well”. Ofsted commended the school leadership team for providing “quality training for teachers’’.

If you:

• Are a dynamic and forward thinking teacher of English

• Have the skills and energy to inspire, lead and motivate others

• Have a passion for and the ability to embed literacy across the      curriculum

• Can consistently deliver effective lessons to the full 11-16 range

As a valued member of our team we can offer: 

• Clear and shared values and expectations

• A commitment to tailored professional development

• A stimulating work environment

• An experienced, highly committed and supportive leadership team

If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that pupils not only achieve their potential but exceed it, then we would like to hear from you.

The closing date:

Applications to be returned is 9.00 a.m. on 25 March 2019 with interviews likely to take place on 28 March 2019. For further details or to arrange a visit, please contact Fiona Sharp, PA to the Headteacher on 01924 469549 or email

How to apply:

Please apply via clicking the quick apply button below to submit your Covering Letter directly to us. We look forward to welcoming your application.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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  • Location: Dewsbury
  • Start Date: 01.09.2019
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : MPS/UPS with TLR

The Employer

Westborough High School

Westborough High School

Stockhill Street, Off Oxford Road, Dewsbury, WF13 2JE, England

t: 01924 469 549

Westborough High School is an 11- 16 High School with a roll of approximately 1100 students. It has a proud history having opened in 1961 as a technical school and transforming into the High School in 1970. We are a cooperative Trust with key Educational institutions in and around Huddersfield.
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