Subject leader: model job description

Download our model job description and person specification to help you find the most suitable candidate for the role of subject leader. You'll find a version for primary and secondary phases that you can adapt to suit your school's context.

Last reviewed on 6 January 2023
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Contents
  1. Download our model job description and person specification
  2. Understand the role of a subject leader

Download our model job description and person specification

KeyDoc: model job description - subject leader (primary) DOCX, 103.0 KB
KeyDoc: model job description - subject leader (secondary) DOCX, 103.8 KB

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Understand the role of a subject leader

Find further information on their role and responsibilities here.

 

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