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Deputy Curriculum Leader English

Speedwell Road, Speedwell, Bristol, Bristol, BS15 1NU
Bristol Brunel Academy
Full Time
M1 £25,714 - UPS 3 £41,604 per year
12th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
27th September 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1269921

We are seeking a well-qualified Deputy Curriculum Leader to join our happy and successful English department. They must demonstrate a passion and commitment to make their students love the subject as much as they do. The right candidate will need a personality that is vibrant and engaging, and who demonstrates both strong classroom management and organisational skills. They should also be able to build and maintain authentic relationships with their students and colleagues and strive to become an integral part of the BBA community.

As a department, we are driven by a desire to provide our cohort with the highest expectations so that all students, regardless of their starting point, have the tools to succeed and achieve their full potential. We are looking for someone who shares these values. In addition to having a strong subject knowledge of English Language and Literature, we would also look for a colleague who has a passion for Teaching and Learning and who will engage enthusiastically in furthering their own personal development, as well as the development of others.

Full Time, Permanent, M1 - UPS3 + TLR 2B, available from as soon as possible.

Bristol Brunel Academy is an oversubscribed, forward-thinking Academy based in Speedwell, Bristol, rated “Good” by Ofsted in 2013 and confirmed “Good” again in 2017. The Academy celebrates diversity and serves a vibrant multi-cultural in-take. Bristol Brunel's leadership and staff are passionate about the development of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and want this to be reflected throughout the Academy including representation within the staff body. A significant proportion of students are from different minority groups and disadvantaged backgrounds. Students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a positive and supportive learning environment.

In addition to delivering consistently strong lessons and outcomes in English Literature and Language, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop other teachers and contribute to delivering schemes of work that challenge all abilities.

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for early career and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for early career teachers (ECT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond. 

We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and Bristol Brunel Academy. You will be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. A well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach from Key Stage 3- Key Stage 4. We look for professionals who have excellent class management skills and have high expectations of work and behaviour.

The academy welcomes visits from potential candidates. If you would like to arrange a school visit prior to the closing date, please contact the academy directly to arrange a suitable appointment. 

 CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. 

Bristol Brunel Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves some work with student and provides regular access to children therefore in regulated activity. 

Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.


Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol Brunel Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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