Teacher of English, Wigan

Closing date:

The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form CollegeWigan

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

As a Church of England school, we aim to provide an education for life, enabling all of our school community to flourish and live life to the full.

Required from September 2020: Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and inspiring Teacher of English.  The successful candidate will join a faculty who are passionate about the development of our young people. We place outstanding teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do and believe in every one of our young people receiving a diet of exceptional teaching in English. Over recent years, our expanding faculty have made great strides forward. If you are interested in the prospect of working in an exciting, energetic environment in a new school building and you are fully committed to helping our department, and our school, become an outstanding place of learning, then we welcome an application from you.

The successful candidate will: 

o Be an excellent classroom teacher who can inspire and excite pupils about their learning at all key stages. 

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

o Be confident in teaching English up to GCSE (with the potential to teach specialism up to A Level.)

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

o Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively with staff, parents, pupils and the local community.

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 and passionate candidate will be an excellent teacher who will be responsible for ensuring that all our students make outstanding progress using an innovative and enriching curriculum.

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

In return we can offer:

o A dedicated, enthusiastic and highly professional staff team

o A professional working enviornment in which all staff are valued, listened to and able to fully use their gifts and talents

o NASUWT Valued Worker Scheme

o Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements

o Free on-site parking

The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check.  

Completed applications should be returned to:

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

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

Closing date:  Monday 6th April 2020 (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

More about The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College
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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1942 768801
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