Teacher of English (Temporary for at least one term - Autumn 2019), Prestwich, Manchester

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Prestwich Arts CollegePrestwich, Manchester

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Start date: 1st September for at least one term
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pay Spine
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Prestwich Arts College is a mainstream, co-educational, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school, for children aged 11-16.  We are situated in Prestwich, Manchester, near to the Metrolink and the M60 motorway system and we have 860 pupils on our roll.  We are a school which is determined to move forward, we have a clear direction, with strong leadership and we are 100% committed to making us the best school for pupils, parents and staff.  Our vision is ‘realising greatness’; as we want every individual in our care to have the opportunity to realise their own greatness.  We promote a culture of high expectations, within a supportive environment, based upon our core values of pride, respect, equality, success, team work, work ethic, initiative, community and harmony (PRESTWICH).  These core values are central to the school; they form the basis of how we work together as a family and how pupils are rewarded for the fantastic things they do.  We really would encourage you to have a look at our website for more information.

Prestwich Arts College wishes to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and inspirational Teacher of English who has vision and commitment.  We are seeking a teacher, who will provide excellent teaching and learning across the full age (KS3 and KS4) and ability range.  Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and those seeking their first appointment.  This will be a temporary role, lasting for a minimum of a term (Autumn 2019), to cover a period of maternity leave.

Our staff are a committed and enthusiastic team, they have diverse range of skills / experience and all contribute to the goal of getting the best outcomes for pupils.  This is an exciting time to be joining the school, as we are looking for competent practitioners, who want to be a part of our improvement journey.  You will be joining a dedicated team of staff, who work with enthusiastic and positive students, who are keen to learn.  At Prestwich Arts College, we demonstrate our commitment to Continuing Professional Development, by having a slightly shorter Wednesday, to accomodate weekly CPD sessions being held in the afternoon.  So, joining our team would be an opportunity to develop your teaching career, through our extensive CPD programme, whatever your level of experience.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and staff must share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please complete the application form included with the application pack, paying particular attention to the job description and person specification.  The short listing will take into account how you have demonstrated that your abilities match the skills and experience detailed in those documents. 

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.  If you have any queries, please do contact our school office on 0161 773 2052 or email to the address above.

The closing date is noon on Monday, 20th May 2019 and interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday, 22nd May 2019.

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More about Prestwich Arts College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, Lancashire, M25 1JZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 7732052
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