Teacher of English, Lancashire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Moor Park High School and Sixth FormLancashire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,719 to £39,406
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Is Teaching your passion?  Would you like to work at a School that not only encourages progression but also helps to develop you professionally for the next stage of your career?

The staff at Moor Park High School and Sixth Form are a caring, supportive team who are passionate about the well-being of our learning community and are dedicated to ensuring the success of the students and the School.  Last year’s GCSE results confirmed the school as one of the most improved in the country and the most improved in Lancashire.   Visitors to Moor Park consistently comment on the warm, sociable and friendly atmosphere within our School and the polite and enthusiastic nature of our students.  We are extremely proud of what we have achieved at Moor Park and are excited about the future ahead.

 We are therefore looking to appoint an inspirational, talented and committed full time Teacher of English, with excellent subject knowledge and a clear moral purpose.  Candidates will need to demonstrate an understanding of research-based practice and have an up-to-date knowledge of what is considered to be best practice in English.  You must have experience of teaching across both Key Stages 3 and 4, with experience of Key Stage 5 beneficial.  Aside from the curriculum teaching, you must demonstrate a strong track record of continual improvement, reflection and working as part of a successful team.

We can offer:

• a warm, caring and welcoming School with friendly and enthusiastic students who enjoy learning in a safe and happy environment;

• high expectations of ourselves and the students in relation to behaviour and academic and creative progress;

• a School valued and supported by governors, parents and the community;

• a School and Senior Leadership Team that allows you to be inspirational, proactive and play an active part in our school improvement;

• tailored CPD with a strong commitment on developing individual career paths which supports and stimulates professional growth;

• a School that welcomes new ideas with energy and enthusiasm;

• a successful and forward-looking School with outstanding facilities.

 We are looking for someone who:

• is an outstanding teacher, or a teacher with outstanding potential;

• has excellent subject knowledge and high expectations;

• is passionate about developing teaching and learning styles;

• is a team player committed to excellence for all students;

• can demonstrate passion for their subject and convey this in a classroom setting;

• has a keen desire to work collaboratively with all colleagues to make a greater impact on student progress.

We believe that Moor Park is a remarkable School and if you would like to see this for yourself, we would be delighted to arrange a visit for you prior to making an application.  Please email Angela Marsden, Assistant School Business Manager at vacancies@moorpark.mp to arrange this.

Application Process:  Online via the TES application form.  Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 25 March 2019 - 10am

Interviews are scheduled to take place Thursday 28 March 2019

Applicants are thanked for their interest in Moor Park High School and Sixth Form. Please note that only candidates shortlisted will be contacted.  In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointment will be subject to a full DBS check and references.  Please note that we can only consider applications from EU Citizens and those legally entitled to work in the UK.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Moor Park Avenue, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 6DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 795428
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Situated in the heart of the North West of England, Preston is one of the most networked cities in the country and with excellent motorway and transport links it provides easy access to the coastline, Lake District, the Pennines and the larger cultur...