Assistant Head of Ebacc (History Specialist), Wigan

Closing date:Expiring soon

Golborne High SchoolWigan

Date posted:
Start date: Required for a May 2020 start (flexible start for an exceptional candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £41,065 - £45,319L1-5
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


L1 – 5

Required for a May 2020 start (flexible start for an exceptional candidate)

Golborne High School is a thriving and popular school. We have the highest expectations of our pupils and are determined to become ‘outstanding’ in all that we do. Our vision is to become a beacon of excellence at the heart of the community. We are a flourishing and expanding school. With a Progress 8 score of +0.59 which places us in the top percentage of schools in the country, we are well above national average on all performance measures. 

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Teacher of History to join our highly successful Ebacc Faculty. You will support the Head of Faculty in developing the teaching and learning to ensure that an already successful Faculty reaches its goal of being ‘outstanding’.

We are a self-improving school and our commitment is to developing and supporting all of our staff in their chosen career path.  We deliver a comprehensive induction programme and encourage all of our staff to be ambitious for their futures.  The role would suit professionals who have the drive and a determination to ensure that all children succeed.  The successful applicants will also demonstrate an ambition to develop in their role and embrace the CPD that is available to support them in becoming an outstanding practitioner.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who has a proven track record of raising standards in their subject area who can demonstrate inspirational teaching and a passion for delivering lessons which are motivational, challenging and engaging.  You will need to demonstrate the energy, enthusiasm and commitment to work as part of a team which is determined to achieve ‘outstanding’.  In return you will work in an exceptional and supportive environment that will further develop your professional skills and ambitions.

We would welcome applications from colleagues at a relatively early stage of their career who have exceptional subject knowledge, strong leadership potential and a clear understanding of how to enable all students to make outstanding progress in their learning.

An application form can be found on the school website 

Closing date:      Monday 27th January 2020 at 9am

Interviews:           Tuesday 4th February 2020

Golborne High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to enhanced DBS clearance. 

   It should be noted that it is a requirement of the Governors of Golborne High School that candidates should, whenever possible,   name as referees current and former employers (via Heads or Principals where employment at educational institutions is concerned)

We look forward to receiving your application should you be interested. If you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

More about Golborne High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lowton Road, Golborne, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 3EL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1942 726842
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Golborne High School, a co-educational secondary school of around 1,200 pupils, is located near to Wigan, Greater Manchester. Providing places for pupils aged 11-16, Golborne High is a foundation cooperative trust school, forming a key part of the Go...