Teacher of History Maternity Cover, Warrington

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St Gregory's Catholic High SchoolWarrington

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Start date: 1st February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover

St. Gregory’s Catholic High School was the highest performing school in Warrington in 2017 for pupil progress measures and the most improved High School in the Liverpool Archdiocese.  We are looking to appoint an excellent teacher of History for an initial maternity cover period of up to 12 months.  There is a realistic potential of a permanent position due to the growing pupil population in the school.  

The successful candidate would be working with an effective, dynamic team of subject specialists who strive to provide the best learning experience for pupils through high expectations, inspirational teaching and personalised support.  In Years 7,8 and 9 pupils follow a History curriculum that focuses on skills and content that will prepare them well for the demands of GCSE.  In Years 10 and 11 pupils study the AQA GCSE exam board specification.  The department consists of 3 full time teachers of History and teaching takes place in 3 History classrooms which are well resourced.  This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding and effective practitioner who has the desire to continue to raise standards across the department.  

The successful candidate will be passionate about History and will be personally driven to ensure that every child achieves and makes good progress through challenge and engagement.  History is currently the most popular option with 126 students in Year 10 and 109 in Year 11.  Options studies for GCSE are USA 1920-1973, Conflict and Tension in Asia 1950-1975, Britain, Power and the People 1170 to the present day and Norman England. Further details and application forms are available from www.stgregoryshigh.com.  Please return completed application forms to pfield@stgregoryshigh.com.  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

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More about St Gregory's Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Cromwell Avenue, Westbrook, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1925 574888
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