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English teacher

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting an English teacher on behalf of one our key partner secondary schools that is located on the boarder of both Wigan and Bolton.

The school have an open gap within their English department and aim to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate teacher to start in January 2020 or sooner. Applications from NQT’s are welcome and encouraged.

  • Full-time English teacher.
  • January 2020 start date or sooner for the right candidate.
  • Planning and marking responsibilities included.
  • Temporary position with a view to contract extension/permanent employment in the future.
  • Pay in line with MPS/UPS scale points.

The incoming teacher will secure employment on a temporary basis with an initial offer of employment for the remainder of the year, this will however be reviewed regularly as the Head of English seeks to bridge an open gap within their English faculty. (Permanent contract opportunities may become available during the academic year however this will be dependant on the performance and suitability of the appointed English teacher.)

The role will include teaching English at KS3 and GCSE across year groups 7 to 11. The appointed member of staff will work closely with the Head of Department and other experienced English teachers in the department, ensuring that outstanding levels of teaching are displayed regularly.

It is crucial that English teachers applying for this role are passionate about their subject, are results orientated and are motivated by the success of their students.

Teachers wishing to apply for this role will have;

  • A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE or SCITT, with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
  • A relevant English related degree and recent experience of delivering English up to GCSE level.
  • An enhanced DBS that is registered to the update service.

“Attainment at the end of Year 11 has risen every year for the last four years and is now above average. The school’s results for five or more GCSE passes at grades A* to C including English and mathematics were above average in 2014 and rose further in 2015.”

This secondary school is a rapidly improving mixed comprehensive secondary school that achieved an overall rating of ‘Good’ in its latest Ofsted report. Situated within the Bolton Council, the school neighbours the communities of Atherton, Leigh, Farnworth and Hindley. It is average in size with around 1000 pupils on roll with number increasing year to year due to the ever increasing reputation of the school.

English teacher’s seeking their next progressive role are encouraged to apply at the earliest convenience for consideration. This can be done by submitting a CV that highlights all relevant teaching experience using the link below.  

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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