Progress Leader (Teacher of MFL - Spanish), Leyland

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Wellfield High SchoolLeyland
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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS plus TLR 2.2 (£4,423)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Wellfield High School is a close-knit community school where we strive to get the balance right between support and challenge, so that every individual student achieves their personal best. We are currently enjoying an exciting new phase at the school and we are now seeking a Spanish specialist who is interested in taking the next step in their teaching career to join our new and vibrant team of Progress Leaders.

· Have you a passion to help young people make progress? 

· Have you high aspirations for yourself which will help you to inspire and motivate our students to believe they can be what they want to be, helping them to increase their self-esteem? 

· Do you believe in providing every student, particularly disadvantaged students, with opportunities to help them to become successful, active and responsible young adults? 

· Can you engage students with a positive mind frame, empowering them to take on challenges and activities? 

If so why not become part of our new exciting future at Wellfield High School, in an executive partnership with Tarleton Academy, which is already providing opportunities for both our staff and students and transforming our school to make rapid progress. 

We are a small community school in the centre of Leyland where staff, students and parents are known for our family ethos and nurturing environment. It is within this context that we strive to get the very best out of our students and ourselves so that everyone thrives.

The post of Progress Leader was a dynamic and exciting new position introduced in September 2017 which we are now seeking to expand. You will join a team of Progress Leaders led by the Assistant Headteacher for Progress & Intervention, who represent a central element in our newly developed Student Support Team, which also includes the school’s Pastoral Team and Learning Support. 

The main purpose of the Progress Leader role is:

· To raise standards of student attainment and achievement and to monitor and support individual student progress

· To be accountable for student progress and development within one of the Houses

·  To develop and enhance the role of the personal tutor

· To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the House team and ethos 

· To positively intervene with Student Premium students so that the gap is closed in progress, attainment, opportunity and well-being in line with their non-PP peers

As part of the interview process candidates will be required to teach a sample lesson. This will be 45 minutes long on a topic of your choice, designed to inspire and challenge a mixed ability group of Year 8 or 9 students in your subject area.

Candidates should ensure that they and their referees are easily contactable, with the correct phone number and email address and able to reply promptly if references are requested.

We encourage prospective candidates to contact the school for a tour prior to their final application, please contact head@whs.lancs.sch.uk or phone the school, 01772 421303 to arrange. 

Please complete the application form which should be submitted to head@whs.lancs.sch.uk by 9am on Friday 13th April . 

Interviews w/c Monday 16th April. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.



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Address: Yewlands Drive, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2TP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 421303