2nd in English, Wigan

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Byrchall High SchoolWigan

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Byrchall High School Converter Academy is an 11-16 co-educational comprehensive school of ca. 900 pupils with a ‘Good’ grading from OFSTED. The English department celebrated one of its most successful years to date with 81% of students achieving Grade 4 and above in the subject. 

The school is seeking to appoint a highly-organised, creative and dynamic practitioner to join our successful and thriving English department.

We are looking for a talented teacher with some experience of management in schools, or a similar environment, to make a genuine difference to the students they teach and the practitioners they manage.

The ability to build and maintain strong relationships with teachers is essential as our department offers a significant amount of extra-curricular activities and revision sessions, and much of this is done on the good will of the teaching team.

You will be responsible for the day to day operation of the department and you will be fully supported in your professional development to be an outstanding Second in Department. 

For an application pack, download from here or our website www.byrchall.wigan.sch.uk or contact the School Office on 01942 728221.

This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures. Wigan Council and the School Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Applicants will be considered as soon as they are received, but no later than Monday 23rd April, 2018, at 9am. 

For further information, a confidential discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Mr Ian Barry, Head of English.

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More about Byrchall High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire, WN4 9PQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 728221
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Byrchall High School is a co-educational academy school based in Wigan for students aged 11-16. 

The school is located on an extensive greenfield site in Ashton in Makerfield. Historically, the school dates back to Elizabethan times and was orig...