Blended Learning Leader - Upper Batley High School

Secondary Schools
Upper Batley High School
Full Time, Full Year
Grade 11
Grade 11 (provisional subject to job evaluation)

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Upper Batley High School.

Commencing ASAP.

Upper Batley High School is a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking learning community. We are proud that our focus is on educating ‘Tomorrow’s Successful Men’ and we are specialists in the education of boys. Respect lies at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for a forward thinking individual to join our team on our journey to outstanding.

Our GCSE results increased again in 2019, demonstrating great progress for boys and a record number of learners achieving the highest possible grade 9. Ofsted visited us in 2019 and said our school “provides all pupils with a high quality education”. Upper Batley High School were identified as a Beacon School in the Northern Challenge report due to the excellent progress our disadvantaged learners make. We also hold the PSHCE Charter Mark, the Careers Quality Standard and we are a lead school within the Kirklees Careers Hub. We are one of only a few schools in the UK to achieve 100% in all Gatsby benchmarks. Ofsted identified out careers programme as a “real strength of the school”.

Our 11-16 school is multi-cultural and located close to the town centre, within easy access of the motorway network. Our work is focused on developing the unique potential of every individual whilst working towards becoming an outstanding educational organisation. We are a vibrant, rich and exciting learning community with unique and inspiring opportunities inside and outside the classroom.

We are part of the Batley Multi Academy Trust, whose sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are seeking to appoint a talented individual to develop, implement and embed Blended Learning at Upper Batley High School. The role of the Blended Learning Leader will be to adopt a whole school approach to home/online learning whilst ensuring a long term IT strategy is in place to fully support the planning, implementation and ongoing successful running of this key area of learning.

The successful applicant will educated to degree level in a relevant qualification and have a proven track record in developing successful ICT systems and strategies.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking school who in return for your commitment and hard work will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 26th November 2020 at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th December 2020.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity. Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

26 November 2020, 12:00 PM

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