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Assistant Head of English, Dixons Cottingley Academy

Contract: Permanent School: Dixons Cottingley Academy Location: - BD16 1TZ Salary: MPS/UPS plus a TLR2a £6,476 Hours: Full time Closing date for applications: 01 April 2019
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Job Vacancy: Dixons Cottingley Academy

Post: Assistant Head of English

Salary: MPS/UPS plus a TLR2a £6,476

Contract type: Full Time, Permanent

Join a school on a rapid journey of improvement as part of a top 5 MAT

Dixons Cottingley Academy joined the Dixons Academies Trust in July 2018 and is situated in a wonderful rural setting with good transport links. The right candidate will join us on our exciting journey to outstanding and will work with a talented team in shaping the future of the school.

Why choose Dixons Cottingley Academy?

  • Culture of high expectations and a strong belief that all can achieve exceptional progress 
  • Very clear routines for learning so that teachers can teach and students can learn 
  • Culture of support and feedback for staff 
  • Exceptionally visible student-centred SLT
  • Schemes of work fully resourced and ready 
  • Positive, supportive and friendly colleagues  
  • Weekly CPD and regular opportunities to benefit from working with other outstanding schools in the Trust 

The right candidate will be totally aligned to our values of determination, integrity and trust and completely committed to our mission: the academy ensured all students achieved excellent outcomes and were empowered to lead happy, purposeful and successful lives. 

Dixons Academies Trust

The Dixons Academies Trust is a family of 11 primary, secondary and all-through schools in Bradford and Leeds. We are committed to making a difference where it matters most:

  • Values driven
  • Almost 30 years of challenging educational and social disadvantage
  • Ambitious for every child and highly inclusive
  • Top Trust in the country for progress at secondary
  • Exceptional colleagues will support you to be your best
  • Low staff turnover

Learn more or call the academy on 01274 567281 and speak to Elaine Brown, PA and HR Manager, to discuss the role further.

Interested candidates are requested to apply online for this post - job details can be downloaded below. Please ensure you read the application details and check you meet the criteria before completing an application form via the 'Apply Now' button.

Alternatively more information about the post and a downloadable application form, job description and person specification can be found on our website:  Applications should be sent to

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 1st April 2019

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.

Please note: CVs are not accepted for this post


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