Curriculum Leader in charge of Religious Education, Wigan

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Golborne High SchoolWigan

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale Teacher +TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Curriculum Leader in charge of Religious Education

 Required for a January 2019 start Mainscale Teacher + TLR2b (negotiable for an outstanding candidate) 

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Religious Education to lead the Department in their journey toward outstanding. We are a flourishing and expanding school with a progress 8 scores of +0.57 which places us in the top percentage of schools in the country. We are above national average on all performance measures. You will lead a forward thinking department to become ‘outstanding’ through the ability to deliver a strategic vision and inspirational leadership. 

We are looking to appoint a colleague who has a proven track record of raising standards in Religious Education and 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. 

This role is ideal for an ambitious professional who has held responsibility for an area of leadership in Humanities such as responsibility for Key Stage 3 or 4 or has taken the lead on a Departmental / Whole School initiative and feels ready to lead their own department. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, ambitious colleague to join a thriving department. 

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 and further details of the post are available from the school website www.golbornehigh.wigan.sch.uk.

 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) 

Closing date:      Thursday 18th October 2018 at 9am

 Interviews:               Monday 29th October 2018 

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.

 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.



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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
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...