Teacher of English, Wirral

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Woodchurch High SchoolWirral

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPS
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes




We are seeking to appoint for September 2019, or earlier for the right candidate, an excellent classroom practitioner to teach across the whole ability and age range in this large popular oversubscribed academy.  The successful candidate will be a motivated and innovative English teacher and will likely have a proven track record of pupils achieving excellent results at both Key Stage 3 and 4.  A professional who is able to enthuse and engage pupils, and is determined to make a difference to children’s life choices. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a NQT to establish themselves as a teacher, or an experienced teacher looking to further their practice, in a successful, highly motivated and very supportive Curriculum Area.

The fixed term contract will run from the 1st September 2019 to 31st August 2020 due to departmental restructure.

Woodchurch High School is an exciting place to work.  It is a successful and oversubscribed 11 – 16 co-educational comprehensive.  

We enjoy state of the art facilities in our new building, designed to engage and motivate learners.  As an Academy committed to professional development, all new teaching staff will be expected to actively participate in CPD programmes.

As a Church of England Academy we have a prestigious partner in Liverpool Hope University, who also share the Governors’ vision and ambition for the school.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from the school website.  Application forms, together with a covering letter, should be returned to Mrs F Lloyd Personnel and Payroll Officer.  Please e-mail your application to recruitment@woodchurch-high.wirral.sch.uk. If you do not hear by Wednesday 1st May you may assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of race, sex, age or disability.

Under data protection law, individuals have a right to be informed about how the school uses any personal data we hold about them. We comply with this right by providing access to ‘privacy notices’ to individuals where we are processing their personal data. This privacy notice explains how we collect, store and use personal data about individuals applying for jobs at our school. Please access this notice via the following link: http://www.woodchurchhigh.com/docs/Policies/PrivacyNoticeForJobApplicants.pdf                                                                                                           

Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2019 9.00am

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More about Woodchurch High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Carr Bridge Road, Woodchurch, Wirral, Merseyside, CH49 7NG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 151 6775257
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Woodchurch High School is a very successful, over-subscribed co-educational Church of England Academy.  There are over 1300 pupils on roll, who are supported by 114 teaching staff and  over 120 support staff. The popularity of the school is...