Second in English, Rochdale

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Kingsway Park High SchoolRochdale

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or May 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,000 - £45,000(MPS or UPS plus TLR 2B (£4,530))
Contract term: Permanent

MPS or UPS plus TLR 2B (£4,530)

Required for Easter 2020 or May 2020 

A permanent Second of English opportunity in a ‘good’ school (Ofsted 2017) 

Your new school

Kingsway Park High School is a young school (9 years old) It has outstanding high quality facilities and resources.  The school is a forward thinking and reflective learning community which ‘successfully brings together pupils from a wide range of backgrounds, races and cultures’ (Ofsted 2017).

Leadership is strong and effective within the school and there is an established ethos where ‘every pupil is valued’ (Ofsted 2017).  The students’ behaviour is good and positive attitudes to learning are evident throughout the school ensuring that staff can focus on delivering excellent teaching and learning, and ensuring students continue to make good progress.

The staff members work collaboratively and strive to achieve outstanding, high quality teaching that provides a safe, supportive and encouraging environment for all students.

Your new role

As a new member of the team, you will be joining a large, successful and well-respected English department.  You will have a significant role supporting the strategic vision and direction of the Head of English as well as offering coaching to colleagues within the team.

There are two second in English posts within the English Department.  The actual areas of responsibility for this post will be negotiated with the successful candidate dependent on their areas of strength/expertise.

What you’ll need to succeed

Applications are welcomed from experienced, self driven English teachers with a proven track record of successful teaching and a passion for your subject.  You need to have shown a track record of leading on an aspect of the English Curriculum.

It is extremely important that all staff members have high expectations of themselves and the students they teach, and share our ethos that every student is valued.   

What you’ll get in return

As a new member of the team you will be joining an inclusive school where staff morale is high. A quality induction, appraisal and development programme is offered to all staff members and future leaders are often grown internally making it an excellent place for career development.

We are confident that new teachers joining our school will feel welcomed and happy.

To have an informal, confidential discussion and to find out how to apply, please contact Paula Read at Hays Education on 01132 003710 or  

Visits to the school can be organised by contacting Hays Education.

The closing date for all applications is 9.00 am on Tuesday 4th February

Interviews will be held on 12th February

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

More about Kingsway Park High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Turf Hill Road, Turf Hill Road, Lancashire, OL16 4XA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1706 716761