Benfield School, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4NU.

Deputy Curriculum Leader - English

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

M1 – U3: £25,714 - £41,604 per annum, plus TLR2b £4,783 pa.

This school has Academy status and is part of the Newcastle East mixed multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust.

Newcastle East Mixed Multi Academy Trust

Benfield School

Benfield Road

Newcastle upon Tyne


0191 265 6091.

Following a period of significant growth in pupil numbers, which will be repeated in September 2021, we are seeking to appoint additional teaching staff. In order to achieve an outstanding grade in our next Ofsted inspection.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher and innovative leader as Deputy Curriculum Leader of English, who will work alongside our Director of English, and a committed team of English teachers. We are looking to appoint a colleague who will bring experience of raising achievement.

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 assist with the strategic planning and delivery of English throughout the school. This is an exciting opportunity to be part the leadership team within the English Department, the successful candidate will have a significant input in shaping the department’s future.

NEAT is highly committed to the professional development of its staff and identifying talent for the future. We also provide access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, a generous annual leave entitlement and have an accrued time policy.

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. You will need to have an enhanced criminal records check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications are welcomed from both newly-qualified and experienced teachers.

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 26 April 2021

Interviews: Friday 7 May 2021.


Closing date:

26 April 2021

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