Head of English, Middleton

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Middleton Technology SchoolMiddleton

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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,916 to 38,633 + TLR 1C £11,247 + Recruitment and Retention Allowance will be payable for a suitable candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Curriculum Leader of English TLR 1C


'A recruitment allowance may be payable for a suitable candidate with a strong track record at GCSE'

Required for Easter 2018

Middleton Technology School is one of 3 secondary schools serving the town of Middleton within the Borough of Rochdale to the north of the Manchester boundary. The school is a highly successful mixed 11 - 16 secondary school with an excellent reputation locally and nationally. 

A visitor is immediately struck by the atmosphere of purposeful enthusiasm that has been created by the headteacher, staff and students, which characterises all aspects of its work” (Ofsted)

Our Mission is simple, yet clear: “In Pursuit of Excellence”. This runs through everything we do. Our staff and Governors are very proud of our achievements and we have an outstanding team ethos and a ‘can do’ attitude, which lead to sustained high achievement and excellence for all. We are committed to teamwork and have a unity of purpose in our school to improve teaching and learning for our students. We have together created a school culture wherein success is celebrated and high achievement is the norm for all.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and hardworking colleague to lead our successful English department to support the next phase of our development in raising standards further.

We are looking for a colleague who:

· Is an excellent teacher with a track record of success

· The ability to set appropriate and challenging work for all students

· The ability to build good relationships with all students 

· Believes in high achievement for all students

· Is able to lead, enthuse and motivate staff and students

We offer:

· A highly skilled, committed, and supportive team 

· A full CPD programme in order for you to reach your career goals and full potential

· Confident, happy and motivated students who are eager to learn and enjoy school

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an individual to develop in a highly successful school which will enable them to fulfil exciting career goals.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. These can be organised by contacting Joyce Southworth, Headteacher’s PA on 0161 643 5116.

Completed applications should be returned to enquiries@middtech.com 

The closing date for all applications is 9am, Friday, 15 December 2017

Interviews will take place on Monday, 15 January 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring and Background check.

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More about Middleton Technology School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kenyon Lane, Middleton, Manchester, Lancashire, M24 2GT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6435116
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