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Lead Practitioner for English

Employer:
Whitby High School
Salary:
£28,914 - £45,319
Location:
The Whitby High School
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
31/01/2020 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
SEC/20/118399
Whitby High School

(Required for as soon as possible)

MPS plus TLR 2, or Leadership Pay Scale L1 – L5 dependent upon experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, forward thinking practitioner to play a key role in shaping the teaching and learning of English to shape the signature pedagogy of the department moving forward. The English department is dynamic and we seek applications of similarly driven colleagues.

This post would suit either an experienced Middle Leader or an ambitious, aspiring teacher with an outstanding, proven record in the classroom.  Experience of working with the SLT, shaping whole school policy regarding teaching and learning is a possibility for a suitable candidate.

You will have the vision and expertise to work alongside our Senior Curriculum Leader for English and the team to strengthen existing provision, and the ability to inspire students and secure outstanding progress and attainment. You will have the skills to develop existing outstanding teachers and to nurture newly qualified teachers whilst being a dedicated lifelong learner yourself.  The successful candidate will coordinate with outside agencies such as PiXL, Cheshire Vale Teaching Alliance and the School Support Programme to ensure that pedagogy at The Whitby High School is current, engaging and effective. 

The Whitby High School is a successful 11-18 secondary school with a strong focus on learning in all aspects of its work. There are 1600 students on roll, including a thriving Sixth Form. The school has extremely high aspirations for all staff and students and has a very positive attitude to change.

Please see the Job Description for more information. If you believe you have the vision and commitment to work in a school which sets the highest standards and expectations, then we look forward to hearing from you. We welcome pre-application visits as we are passionate about finding committed colleagues to add to our already excellent English team.

Application form and details are available from the school at gphillips@whitbyhs.cheshire.sch.uk.

Closing date: Noon, 31st January 2020

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe.  Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes.

The Whitby High School is an equal opportunities employer.

Full details about the school and the above posts are available on the school website.

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe.  Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes.

The Whitby High School is an equal opportunities employer.

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