Teacher of English (Maternity Cover), Greater Manchester

Closing date:

William Hulme's Grammar SchoolGreater Manchester

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary – United Learning Pay Scale (competitive)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full time position commencing January 2019 for a minimum of 2 terms

Salary – United Learning Pay Scale (competitive)  

We have an opportunity for an outstanding Teacher of English at William Hulme’s Grammar School, Manchester’s most over-subscribed school and one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country.  WHGS is an all-through (3-18) Academy of over 1400 pupils with a wide range of abilities, ethnicities and backgrounds.  The Academy has a brand new Sixth Form Centre which last year marked the completion of a huge expansion project, so this is a very exciting time to join the school.  

Reporting to the Head of the English Faculty, you will be responsible for teaching English at Key Stages 3 and 4 and the ability to teach English to A level is desirable.  You will be an outstanding teacher, delivering consistently good and outstanding lessons, an excellent team player with the highest standards of professionalism and expectations of students. You will have up to date subject knowledge and a track record of success in maximising student progress across all key stages.  

As well as being an enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about the teaching of English you will also need to demonstrate a commitment to the extra-curricular life of the school. Within the English Department, a large range of activities take place such as theatre visits, debating and academic support sessions.    

William Hulme’s Grammar School is a 3-18 All Through Academy and is part of United Learning, a leading group of over 50 academies and independent schools.  This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and unrivalled support and career development opportunities to ensure you achieve your career ambitions and aspirations.  Through the United Learning Hub, employees have access to a wide-range of CPD and the opportunity to share good practice with peers across the Group.    

Employees of United Learning are offered a number of employee benefits through its reward scheme, United Rewards.  From June this year, we will be working with Perkbox to offer our employees over 250 exclusive benefits, all through their easy-to-access App.  Featuring a huge range of perks, from discounted cinema tickets and holidays, to money off meals out at restaurants nationwide, plus savings on food, technology and clothes shopping.  They also offer salary sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work which offer tax and NI savings on new bikes and nursery care.   

Please apply through the William Hulme’s Grammar School website - http://www.whgsacademy.org/Staff/Vacancies  

Closing date: Monday 12 November 2018 

Interviews: Monday 19 November 2018  

The school is fully committed to the safeguarding of children and all staff will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and full child protection/safeguarding training. United Learning is an equal opportunities employer.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Spring Bridge Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 8PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 2262054
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William Hulme’s Grammar School is the most over-subscribed school in Manchester and one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. WHGS is an all-through (3-18) Academy of over 1400 pupils with a wide r...