Director of English

Leadership Pay Scale L8 – L10

Full Time, Permanent – Required for September 2021

At Poltair School, you will work in an exciting, fast-paced and highly motivated, yet supportive environment. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards for behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes. Poltair is a school steeped in history on an exponential journey of success, supported as part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help ever child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There are extensive opportunities to work collaborative with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

We are looking to recruit an inspirational Director of English to play a critical role in our drive to ensure that our English and Literacy curriculum challenges, inspires and engages all of our students. You will be an inspiring and excellent classroom practitioner with a proven track record of results, committed to promoting and developing a love of English and Literacy across the curriculum. You will be responsible for:

  • The strategic development of English and literacy skills across the school;
  • The provision of line management for the Curriculum Team Leader (English) and the faculty;
  • Quality assurance of English provision and literacy across the school.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Emma Owen at Poltair, via email:

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Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing Date:            9.00am Thursday 6th May 2021

 Interview Date:          Week commencing 10th May 2021