Job details

Job details
Employer The Swinton High School
Location Salford
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
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Closing date

Would you like to work in a traditional school building which has been maintained to high standards, with extensive refurbishments? Then look no further!  We require an enthusiastic and inspirational head of department to join our Art & Textiles department for the 1st September or 1st January (for the right candidate). The successful candidate will need to demonstrate strong classroom management skills and must also be able to: establish good relationships with students to inspire learning; promote interest in the subjects and ensure high achievement; be able to work well with colleagues in the department and across the school; have commitment and initiative and a ‘can do’ approach, willing to make a contribution to the life of the school and to ensuring that all our students achieve the best possible outcomes.  Applicants must be outstanding and motivated teachers with a proven track record of delivering results at KS4.      

We offer:

 • A friendly, supportive and inclusive ethos

 • Students who are enthusiastic to learn

 • Good facilities  

 •      A strong departmental team 

• An excellent team of support staff 

• Opportunities for professional development 

• The opportunity to develop a successful career 

• A great chance to help make a difference to young people’s lives.  

The Swinton High School is popular and one of the most improved schools in the country.  We are a converter academy, the first in Salford. Inspected under the new Ofsted inspection framework, we are delighted to have achieved a good judgement in every category and an overall judgement of good. We are well on the way to becoming the Outstanding school that the community deserves. As a Converter Academy, we continue our drive for excellence, in everything we do, to better our students’ life chances.  

Application forms are available from our school website www.theswintonhigh.co.uk and returned via email to Gemma Davies at The Swinton High School gdavies@tshs.co.uk   The Swinton High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.  

Closing date: 29th June at 3pm  

Interview date: To be arranged

Locations and contacts

Sefton Road
Pendlebury
Manchester
Lancashire
M27 6JU
United Kingdom
+44 161 728 3383