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Job details

Job details
Employer Lostock Hall Academy
Location Lostock Hall, Preston
Salary £22,917 to £38,633
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

This post is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful, forward thinking, learning community in pursuit of excellence in achievement for all. Our students love learning and are regularly complimented by external visitors on a daily basis.

To build on recent examination success, Lostock Hall Academy is seeking to appoint an ‘outstanding’ teacher of English to join a highly successful dynamic team of experienced English teachers. 

Working within a growth mindset ethos, the English team is passionate about teaching and learning. The team prides itself on high expectations for all students, believing that a belief in students shapes futures. Consequently, for the past three years, English results have far exceeded national figures. 

To complement the skills and expertise of the English team, the academy is seeking to appoint an ambitious teacher of English, who has knowledge and experience of teaching the reformed GCSEs to a high standard.

If you think you would enjoy working as a member of a highly successful team, with students who enjoy coming to school and have what we are looking for to ensure even greater success, then this could be the job for you.

Successful candidates will:

· Be confident in teaching to grade 7-9 of the new GCSE standards

· Have outstanding subject knowledge in GCSE Language and Literature

· Be an excellent classroom practitioner

· Have experience of achieving more than expected progress with students

· Be fastidious, analytical and proactive in using assessment data to inform teaching

· Believe in the potential and growth of all students 

· Be passionate about teaching and learning and willing to innovate strategies to secure progress for all

· Be creative, persistent and resilient in supporting students

· Be committed to developing enrichment opportunities for students.

For further information about how to apply, please contact our Hays recruitment partner, Daniel Burgess, by emailing or by calling 0161 228 7300 during office hours or 07966 129 657 at evenings or weekends.

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th October at midday

Interviews: Monday 23rd October

Lostock Hall Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and vulnerable people, therefore all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and the receipt of satisfactory references.


About the employer

Information about Lostock Hall 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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Locations and contacts

Todd Lane North
Lostock Hall
United Kingdom
+44 1772 337083