The Governors wish to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to join the MFL Department. The successful applicant will be joining a department that has a robust track record of achieving strong GCSE results and will be expected to actively contribute towards even greater successes in the future. This post is suitable for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate MFL teacher and would suit a newly qualified teacher or an experienced teacher. Levels of EBACC entry for MFL are high at Penwortham Girls' with 76% of the current Year 11 cohort undertaking a language. As a school and we are looking for someone to take this subject to the next level and enhance further the experience of pupils both in and out of the classroom.
Penwortham Girls' High School is a popular, oversubscribed school, graded as outstanding in every category in its 2014/15 Ofsted inspection. Ofsted recognised the 'culture geared towards success and excellence in achievement throughout the school.' The inspectors commented on the 'consistently high quality of teaching' whilst noting that 'staff are as concerned for students' personal well-being as they are about their academic success.' Since 2016 Penwortham Girls' High School has been a Teaching School, jointly leading the Red Rose Multiple Alliance with Bishop Rawstorne.
Please note that the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Informal discussion: Mrs M Rourke, Head of MFL or Mrs S Hall, Deputy Headteacher.
The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.
Interview date: 23 May 2019.
Application forms: Further details and application form are available from the school website or the LCC vacancies website. Completed application forms with covering letter should be submitted by the deadline and marked FAO Business Manager.
Closing date: 21 May 2019 at 12 noon.