Teacher of English - maternity cover, Wigan

Closing date:

The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form CollegeWigan

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A Church School committed to excellence in Christian Education.

Do you want to work in a forward-looking and successful 11-18 Church of England High School? 

Required from September 2019: We have an exciting opportunity for an inspiring, motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join our English faculty. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject and determined in their mission to impart knowledge, skills and understanding to all of our young people, whilst exciting and engaging them in their learning. You should be a committed classroom practitioner with a passion for learning and teaching. You must be able to establish excellent relationships with pupils and colleagues, and work well within a team. 

The successful candidate will: 

o Be a model of excellent practice, maintaining a clear focus on outstanding delivery to pupils. 

o Have a good Honours Degree (or equivalent) in English.

o Be confident with the use of data for tracking student progress. 

o Assist in embedding consistent pedagogy and practice for teaching in the faculty by contributing to CPD sessions and sharing resources. 

o Provide a nurturing classroom and school environment which enables pupils to develop as learners. 

We are seeking a teacher who will share our vision and values and our commitment to inclusion with a focus on the 'whole' child. The skillful, committed candidate will be an excellent teacher who will be responsible for ensuring all their students make good or better progress using an innovative and enriching English curriculum.

This post offers outstanding opportunities for continuous personal and professional development for a highly motivated teacher.

In return we can offer:

o A hardworking and committed staff

o Well motivated pupils and supportive parents

o A distinctive Christian ethos

o A new school building with excellent facilities

Applications are invited from candidates able to uphold the Christian ethos of the school.  The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check.  Applicants should apply via TES and applications are returned to:

Mrs Tracy Wogan, HR & Admin Manager T: 01942 597501 

E: swogant@deanery.wigan.sch.uk.

Closing date:  Monday 24th June 2019 (12 noon)

o The progress made by the majority of pupils currently in the school is improving strongly and rapidly.  Their progress is now good.

o Teaching is good.  Teachers are knowledgeable about their subjects and most provide suitable stretch and challenge for pupils.

o Pupils have positive attitudes to learning.  They take pride in their work and behave well in lessons and at social times.

Ofsted 2016



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Frog Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1HQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1942 768801
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