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English Teacher (Wigan) – Maternity Cover

A client secondary school located just north of Wigan town centre are looking to appoint an English Teacher on a full-time basis to cover a maternity leave from January 2020 to May 2020, which could potentially be extended to the end of the academic year. Applicants are welcome from both qualifed and newly qualified English teachers. 

  • English Teacher – full time 
  • January 2020 to May 2020 initially – Maternity cover
  • Wigan based secondary school (15 minute drive from the town centre)
  • Pay in line with MPS/UPS (GBP23,720 - GBP40, 490)
  • Teaching Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 English (language and literature)
  • Post open to English teachers of all levels


Applicant requirements

-          English Teacher (holding QTS)

-          Available to work January 2020 to May 2020 

-          Enthusiastic and dedicated English teacher who is able to deliver engaging lessons and boost attainment in the subject

-          Covering both English Literature (reading and writing) and English Language (written and spoken)


About the school

-          The incoming English teacher will join a thriving and supportive secondary school in Wigan

-          Coeducational, 11-16

-          Just a 15 minute drive from Wigan town centre

-          Ofsted graded ‘Good’ in the last inspection – commenting on “effective classroom management and pupil engagement on the whole”


Why work through Teaching Personnel?

-          Great introduction into your new or first teaching post

-          Preferred supplier of teachers to this particular secondary school in Wigan

-          CPD opportunities through Teaching Personnel

-          Competitive rates of pay


To apply for the position of English Teacher in Wigan starting in Janurary, please submit an updated CV and a covering letter below for consideration. 

The headteacher is keen to interview potential candidates as soon as possible.

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.

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