Head of Maths, Preston

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Penwortham Girls' High SchoolPreston
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Range plus TLR 1.1.
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: 164736

Required 1 September 2018.

The Governors wish to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to lead our Maths Department. The successful applicant will be joining a department that has a proven track record of achieving superb GCSE results and will be expected to actively contribute towards even greater successes in the future. This post is suitable for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate Maths teacher who will be leading an already successful department to the next stage.

Penwortham Girls' High School is a popular, oversubscribed school, graded as outstanding in every category in its 2014/15 Ofsted inspection. Ofsted recognised the 'culture geared towards success and excellence in achievement throughout the school.' The inspectors commented on the 'consistently high quality of teaching' whilst noting that 'staff are as concerned for students' personal well-being as they are about their academic success.' Since 2016 Penwortham Girls' High School has been a Teaching School, jointly leading the Red Rose Multiple Alliance with Bishop Rawstorne.

Please note that the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Informal discussion: Please contact Mrs Karen Pomeroy, Headteacher at school or on head@penworthamgirls.lancs.sch.uk

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.

Interview date: 23 March 2018

Application form and further details are available on the school website or the LCC vacancies website. Completed application forms and covering letters should be returned by the deadline and marked FAO Business Manager. 

Closing date: 21 March 2018 at 12 noon.

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More about Penwortham Girls' High School
Address: Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 0SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 743399