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Teacher of English

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Full-time Teacher of English required for a 12 month maternity cover, from September 2019 for a large Bury based secondary school. Due to a member of permanent staff set take maternity leave at the end of the academic year, the Headteacher and Head of Department are seeking a passionate Teacher of English to join there welcoming staff team.

This position is on a supply basis for the full academic year, and will be suitable for those in the early stages of their career or an experienced Teacher of English. If you would like further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please see the details below;

  • Full-time Teacher of English, September 2019 (12 maternity cover).
  • Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers as relevant support will be provided.
  • Opportunity to work within an Ofsted graded 'Good' secondary school, easily accessible via the M66.
  • Pay in line with MPS/UPS £23, 720 - £39, 406.

The English department is a small staff team, with three practitioners working under the guidance of the Head of Department. English is enjoyed by pupils across Key Stages 3 & 4, and has consistently seen pupils achieving well in line with national averages, in terms of achievement at GCSE.

As the incoming Teacher of English you can expect to join a growing community of practitioners with a united vision of promoting outstanding teaching and learning for all their pupils. The English department is highly resourceful and boasts access to state of the art resources within intimate learning spaces.

The responsibilities for the successful Teacher of English will involve but may not be limited to;

  • Deliver dynamic English lessons set to motivate pupils to challenge themselves.
  • Be ambitious in the determination to ensure all pupils achieve and exceed their full potential.
  • Inspire pupils through engaging and innovative learning which develops and assists in overcoming the barriers to learning.
  • Evaluate and assess class work and take relevant action to promote pupils progression.

The school has just over 1000 pupils on roll, aged 11-16, and can easily be accessed via the M66 and the surrounding areas; Bolton, Rochdale, Salford and Preston. There is also a range of public transport options for those who do not drive, with links throughout Greater Manchester.

The Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team are keen to meet interested practitioners in the upcoming few weeks and if you wish to be considered for this exciting opportunity please forward an up to date CV via the links provided below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information

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

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

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