Director of Learning English

Director of Learning – English

To start September 2021

Permanent Post)

Salary: Leadership Range L9 – L13 (£50,026 - £55,202) pay award pending


We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of English to lead our English department. We are looking for a dynamic leader with a clear sense of purpose, who has high expectations of all students and who is able to lead a team of staff in a pro-active manner.

Having achieved improved outcomes in summer 2020, we are looking to appoint a colleague who will bring experience of raising achievement as we work towards our school goal of addressing the outcomes of our recent Ofsted inspection and moving towards becoming an Outstanding school.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and strong communicator, who has the ability to inspire pupils and colleagues. They will be expected to lead on the strategic planning and delivery of English throughout the school.

NEAT is highly committed to the professional development of its staff and identifying talent for the future.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all staff and volunteers share this commitment.


Further details and an application pack, can be found on the school website or the council website or email:


Completed applications should be returned to Mrs L Reeson, PA to Headteacher, either by email or post.

Email: or post to Mrs L Reeson, Benfield School, Benfield Road, Newcastle, NE6 4NU


Please note CVs are not accepted.


Closing date:                           9.00am Monday 15th March 2021

Interviews:                               Tuesday 23rd March 2021