Teacher of English (opportunity for TLR), Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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Westborough High SchoolDewsbury, West Yorkshire

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Start date: a.s.a.p.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/UPS (opportunity for a TLR for the right candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and inspirational Teacher of English to join our school.  Applications are welcomed from newly qualified teachers, as well as those with more experience. There is opportunity for TLR for the right candidate.

You will be joining a successful and well established English team and are warmly welcomed to visit our school to meet other members of the department and to see for yourself what a great place Westborough is to work. 

The school has a reputation for good educational standards, firm discipline and a caring ethos which focuses on the development of individuals. An Ofsted inspection in June 2017 designated the school as Good where pupils ‘take their learning seriously and want to achieve well”.  Ofsted commended the school leadership team for providing “quality training for teachers’’. 

If you are: 

• An innovative and creative teacher of English 

• Have the skills and energy to inspire, lead and motivate others 

• Can consistently deliver effective lessons to the full 11-16 age range 

As a valued member of our team we can offer: 

• Clear and shared values and expectations 

• A commitment to tailored professional development 

• A stimulating work environment 

An experienced, highly committed and supportive leadership team 

If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that pupils not only achieve their potential but exceed it, then we would like to hear from you. 

The closing date for applications to be returned is 9.00 a.m. on Monday 25 November 2019.

For further details or to arrange a visit, please contact Fiona Sharp, PA to the Headteacher on 01924 469549 or email fsharp@w-h-s.org.uk 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.



More about Westborough High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stockhill Street, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 2JE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 469549
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Westborough High School is an 11-16 school with 950 pupils and around 140 staff.  We are a caring, lively and vibrant learning community.  Staff enjoy working at Westborough and are passionate about improving the educational experience of p...