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Teacher of English - Temporary

The County High School
24,366 - 40,487
The County High School, Leftwich
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week. Term time only.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
04/09/2020 at 09:00 AM
The County High School

Required for September

Teacher of English

Main Scale - Full time – Temporary for 1 year

The Governors are inviting applications from experienced or newly qualified teachers of English. At The County High School, Leftwich, there is a strong tradition of high quality induction and continuing professional development so the post can be adapted to suit an entrant new to the profession or a colleague with recent experience. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic English teacher who will inspire and motivate students to succeed at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

This post is suitable for an NQT, RQT or someone who is looking to take a first step into a leadership role. A strong desire to motivate students and staff to achieve excellent progress is crucial in an environment in which “Pupils display a thirst for learning” and there is “…first-rate behaviour in classrooms and around the academy” (Ofsted, 2016).

The County High School, Leftwich is in a formal partnership with Sir John Deane’s College, a local outstanding 6th Form College with a tradition of high academic performance, as part of The Sir John Brunner Foundation. Sir John Deane’s College, with a Level 3 VA score of +0.53, is the leading 6th Form College in the country. The successful candidate will therefore have an opportunity to experience A-Level provision if desired.

In 2019 students left The County High School, Leftwich with ‘Well Above Average’ progress – as measured by the Progress 8 calculation (+0.80). The Progress 8 Score of +0.80 places The County High School, Leftwich in the top 2% of schools nationally for student progress. For the previous 4 years, progress has been at least ‘Above Average’.

Further details are available from TES Online, or the Academy’s website

If you require further information regarding the post, please contact Mrs Pimlatt, PA to the Principal, at the Academy (

Closing date for applications is Friday 4th September 2020, 9am. Interviews will be held soon after.

Principal                              Mr M Snelson, BSc (Hons), PGCE, MSc

Address  The County High School Leftwich, Granville Road, Cheshire, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 8EZ   

Phone                                   01606 333300

Fax                                         01606 331483


The Academy operates a rigorous recruitment process as part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all our students and expects all our staff to share this commitment. Appointment is thus subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service application.

The County High School, Leftwich is part of The Sir John Brunner Foundation, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 11227336 and an exempt charity.


How to apply

Please see attached 'how to apply' document and use the attached application form.

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