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Lead Practitioner - English (at least 3 years teaching experience required)
Salary: £39,862 - £46,310
Scale: Leadership scale L1 - L7
Required from January 2020 or sooner

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, outstanding practitioner to join the English leadership team to secure teaching and learning to outstanding across the department. We are keen to consider applications from ambitious and successful English teachers looking to fast track their career with three or more years teaching experience and a track-record of high achievement and innovative practice.

You must have a love for English, enthusiasm, excellent teaching skills, the ability to work collaboratively with more senior team members as well as strong coaching skills and a keen desire share ideas and improve standards to make a real difference.

You will need the drive to raise aspiration and enthusiasm across KS3 and KS4.

Harborne Academy can offer:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • A friendly and supportive learning environment
  • Well behaved and self-motivated students who want to learn
  • Excellent student/staff relationships
  • A strong leadership team
  • A team ethos

Further details can be found below. For more information and to apply, please email

Closing date: Friday 20th September 2019 at 12 noon

This post 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.

Harborne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure will be requested in the event of an individual being offered the position.

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