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Job details
Employer Witton Park Academy
Location Blackburn
Salary Main teachers scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018 (Temporary for two terms until 31st August 2018)

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and innovative Teacher of English.  You will be a key player in the highly ambitious English Faculty and will work with a highly committed team of professionals who are determined to develop the teaching of English for all abilities up to GCSE level.  

We are looking for a creative thinker who is an energetic and a dedicated teacher, who will engage, enthuse and challenge students to achieve their very best in English. You must possess the skills and determination to bring out the best from students by making a significant contribution to our school community.  

You will have excellent subject knowledge and be well informed on current educational developments and initiatives. You will work within a well-resourced curriculum area that has significantly improved GCSE results over recent years.  Attainment is in line with national averages with progress well above the national average.  The English team has worked hard to develop opportunities to enrich learning outside the classroom and a commitment to this aspect would be welcome.  

The team have been well led and are keen to make further progress. The diverse curriculum offered at Witton Park supports a high up take for EBacc subjects and option subjects.  Outcomes for pupils in 2016 were judged to be good by Ofsted.  We are now likely to be judged outstanding for progress with a progress 8 score of +0.24 in 2016 and a further significant increase in 2017.  The Ofsted report and website will give you a flavour for other aspects of the school.  

We welcome any requests from candidates wishing to visit the Academy. Please contact Samantha Tomlinson, Head Teachers PA if you would like this opportunity.  

Closing date: Thursday 19th October 2017 at 3.00pm.  Interviews to take place on 24th October 2017  

Witton Park Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates and appointments will be subject to  satisfactory DBS and Employment checks.

About the employer

Welcome to Witton Park Academy 

A school where we all share the ambition to offer our students the opportunity to achieve their very best, in as many ways as possible. 

Information about Witton Park Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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