Teacher of English, Manchester

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The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science CollegeManchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

STARTING: September 2018 

CONTRACT: Permanent

SALARY: MPR/UPR

The Governors of this school are looking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational teacher who is passionate about English and has the ability to motivate students to strive for excellence and outstanding examination success.

You will join a friendly, supportive and outstanding English Faculty who achieve significantly above national average results and are committed to sustaining and improving this record. You will be required to teach across the full age and ability range within both Key Stage 3 and 4 including GCSE level, with the ability, drive and commitment to maintain and improve the current success rate.

The Barlow is a successful and diverse leading Catholic 11 – 16 High School with 900 pupils on roll. We have a strong record of achievement leading in recent years to a number of national awards.  

We are located in Didsbury, (often voted as one of the most popular places to live in Manchester) only a short walk from the vibrant shops, bars and restaurants of Didsbury village. You will also have access to excellent transport links to Manchester city centre and surrounding areas. 

The Barlow RC High School is an excellent place to work! As a leading Catholic High School, we create an environment where children and adults alike can achieve their full potential. Our school motto is ‘If you believe, you can achieve’ and if this describes you, read on.  

You should:  

· Be passionate about your subject; 

· Be supportive of the faculty drive to enable all students to achieve their full potential; 

· Possess the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate students to behave and to be the best they can be;

· Have high expectations;

· Be a “Good” or “Outstanding” practitioner; or the potential and willingness to become one;

· Be a good team player, also be pro-active and have the ability to act on your own initiative; 

· Be a good communicator;

· Play an active role within the school and the wider community;  

NQT’s are welcome to apply. In return, we will support you to further your professional development.  

Please visit our website http://www.thebarlowrchigh.co.uk for an application pack. Completed applications should be returned to hr@thebarlowrchigh.co.uk quoting the post title and your name in the subject line. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 8am Thursday 15th March 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 21st March 2018

Our School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Parrs Wood Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 6BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 445 8053
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The Barlow RC High School is a high performing Catholic secondary school, with over 850 pupils on roll. Our staff and student relationships are excellent and the school has made significant improvements over recent years. This was recognised in our l...