Teacher of English - Maternity Cover one term

St Wilfrid's Church of England AcademyBlackburn with Darwen

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of English to join our high performing English Learning Area. The successful candidate must be passionate about English and a team player at heart. They must be focused, resilient and good-humoured, and be able to teach English at Key Stages 3 and 4. They should possess excellent communication skills and a thirst to see all of our learners succeed.

If you were to be successful in your application, you would be joining an Academy which strives for excellence. We benefit from purpose-built accommodation with excellent facilities. All in all, it is a wonderful place to work, learn and worship. Our vision is ‘Lord Direct us to Live Life to the Full’, rooted in John 10:10. Whilst Learning, we are Inspired and develop our Values through Experiences as each member flourishes. We aim to raise aspirations, realise potential and develop well-rounded successful teachers and young people.

As an Academy, we seek to embrace new methodologies whilst maintaining a balance with traditional practice, to bring about examination success. All students at KS3 and KS4 have a 1:1 mobile device; this is an example of our commitment to use modern technology to maximise learning. Recent development of the site has enhanced the resources available to staff and students, which includes an Immersive classroom space and an iMac suite.

We are looking for a high calibre, enthusiastic and outstanding teacher of English who wishes to be part of the success story of St Wilfrid’s. You would be joining a forward thinking Academy with an excellent team of staff, who along with fantastic students, inspire each other and all who come to visit. Whatever your current position, we will provide tailored CPD to challenge, grow, equip and prepare you for the next phase of your career.

The advert for a vacancy will demonstrate the Academy’s commitment to safer recruitment and vetting procedures, protecting every potential applicant from unfair practice and ultimately safeguarding children as much as possible. We recognise that promoting commitment to safeguarding and child protection can act as a deterrent to would-be abusers. Recruitment advertisements will include the following safeguarding statement;

‘St Wilfrid’s Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.’

Candidates will be shortlisted against the person specification for the post.

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