Head of English, Preston

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Brownedge St Mary's Catholic High SchoolPreston
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Range. (TLR 1.2 currently £9,474)
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: 164233

The Governors wish to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of English to lead a successful English Faculty in this popular Catholic 11-16 High School.

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious teacher to lead a team of English specialists in a high performing faculty. The successful applicant will have a compelling vision for English education and the skills to build successfully on strong foundations.

Bamber Bridge is a suburb to the south of Preston five minutes from major motorway networks (Manchester and Liverpool 40 minutes)

This is a good school. The schools strong moral ethos promotes pupils good behaviour and exemplary relationships between teachers, pupils and their peers. (Ofsted Nov 2015)

For further details and an information pack please contact Rita Shaw in school via telephone or email bursar@st-maryshigh.lancs.sch.uk.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure with the DBS Brownedge St. Marys Catholic High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring the safety of all its children and young people

Interviews to be held week commencing 5 March 2018.

Essential: A Good Honours Degree or Equivalent in Subject Area, QTS, At least two years successful teaching of subject area, Proven leadership of curriculum development and delivery, Ability to Lead and Manage effectively, create a coherent and effective team, respond well to challenge, Evidence of good teaching, leading to high attainment and good progress, Understanding of the use of assessment to inform planning attitude to learning and progress, Understanding and use of data analysis, evidence of approved outcomes.

Informal discussion: Mr Martin Reynolds, Headteacher.

Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice.  You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs  or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Application forms: Please return the application form, rehabilitation of offenders form and recruitment monitoring form to the Headteacher at the school.

Closing date: 19 February 2018.

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More about Brownedge St Mary's Catholic High School
Address: Station Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6PB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 339813