Prestwich Arts College is a mainstream, co-educational, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school, for children aged 11-16. We are situated in Prestwich, Manchester, near to the Metrolink and the M60 motorway system and we have 860 pupils on our roll. We are a school which is determined to move forward, we have a clear direction, with strong leadership and we are 100% committed to making us the best school for pupils, parents and staff. Our vision is ‘realising greatness’; as we want every individual in our care to have the opportunity to realise their own greatness. We promote a culture of high expectations, within a supportive environment, based upon our core values of pride, respect, equality, success, team work, work ethic, initiative, community and harmony (PRESTWICH). These core values are central to the school; they form the basis of how we work together as a family and how pupils are rewarded for the fantastic things they do.
Prestwich Arts College wishes to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and inspirational English Lead Practitioner, who has vision and commitment. In return you will be remunerated on the Leadership Scale L7 to L11 per annum. We are seeking an outstanding English Lead Practitioner, who will provide excellent teaching and learning across the full age and ability range. You will make a significant contribution to the English Faculty, you will continue its development, to achieve outstanding outcomes for our students.
As a Lead Practitioner, you will be a consistently good or outstanding teacher, with the results to prove it, someone who is ambitious and highly motivated to lead others. You will be an exemplar of teaching practice and with the support of the Deputy Head Teacher (Curriculum), you will lead the improvement for quality teaching across the school. As Lead Practitioner, you will do everything possible to raise the quality of teaching and learning in English and throughout the school, to continuously improve learning outcomes.
You will be joining a skilled and committed team of staff, who work with enthusiastic and positive students, who are keen to learn. Prestwich Arts College has achieved Investors in People (Gold) status, demonstrating our commitment to Continuing Professional Development. So, joining our team would be an opportunity to develop your teaching career, through our extensive CPD programme, whatever your level of experience.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and staff must share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing Date : Noon on Wednesday, 28th February 2018