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English Lead with TLRRef: DON/18/00321

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, SCHOOLS
Based at: Mallard Primary School
Salary details: MPS/UPS £22,917 - £38,633 + TLR 
Job details: 32.5 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 22 May 2018
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Required for September 2018

Proud of where we’ve come from, proud of where we are going.

Mallard Primary School is a highly successful  3-11 school with 420 pupils currently on roll. The school was rated as “Good” at its last Ofsted inspection in January 2014.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher with a relentless passion for Teaching and Learning to work alongside leaders within school to further enhance our English curriculum. The successful candidate would lead on reading and writing across the school, be responsible for contributing to raise and maintain the school’s successes in English and the monitoring of the provision, teaching, learning and progress across school. 

We strive to achieve great outcomes for ALL our pupils. We also believe in “going the extra mile” to ensure the education we provide at Mallard is the best it can be. We are a school passionate about reading; its importance as a life skill, along with its ability to inspire learning. If you share these values, and want to make a real difference for our pupils and families, then this could be the perfect role for YOU!

We welcome visitors to Mallard to come and see our school at work.  All prospective candidates are encouraged to make an appointment to see the school and meet the Headteacher. Please contact the school to arrange an appointment.  Tel No. 01302 859116.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong knowledge of the expectations within the English curriculum for all year groups;

  • Be able to lead by example, working alongside other teachers to provide inclusive and engaging learning opportunities;
  • Be committed to the highest standards of learning for all;
  • Be keen to lead on improvements and developments and be able to monitor and assess their impact;
  • Have a strong focus on sharing good practice to ensure all pupils benefit and receive high quality teaching and learning;
  • Have a relentless drive for raising achievements and outcomes for all pupils.


This post would be suitable for a teacher with subject leader experience. 

In return we can offer:

  • A commitment to you and your professional development;
  • Strong, supportive leadership and a caring and enthusiastic staff team;
  • Keen and enthusiastic pupils, who want to learn;
  • An active and supportive Governing Body;
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference 

Mallard Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We look forward to you joining our dedicated and supportive team.

The closing date for this is Tuesday 22nd  May 2018 at 12noon.

Please return your completed Doncaster Council Application Forms FAO Marie Lynch, School Business Manager: by either email to or via post to the postal address above.

Further information about the school can be accessed through the school website on

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