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The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a Teacher of English at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School , an expanding 11-16 Voluntary Academy. You may also be required to provide some teaching in other subjects.

We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational teacher who would be able to support and add expertise to our growing and increasingly successful team of teachers delivering English to the students of Saint Paul’s.

The main duties of the role are:

  • To contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and learning to ensure successful outcomes for all.
  • To plan and prepare courses, schemes of work and individual lessons, appropriate to the needs, interests, experience and existing knowledge of students
  • The successful candidate will:

  • Be enthusiastic and motivated with a passion for your subject and committed to delivering high standards of teaching and learning
  • Be someone with drive and ambition who will challenge, inspire and motivate our students.
  • Be a highly dynamic individual who consistently delivers innovative teaching and where possible has a proven track record of outstanding progress in external examinations.
  • Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations.
  • Be flexible, open to new ideas, committed to working as part of a team and of course have a good sense of humour.
  • Have strong moral and ethical principles and values.
  • Act with the utmost integrity
  • We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An opportunity to work within a welcoming and enthusiastic environment with wonderful children, supportive staff, governors and parents
  • Close links and group support from three other schools in this forward thinking Catholic multi-academy trust in this exciting time in our development
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
  • Entry into a competitive pension scheme
  • A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to a library of on-line training courses and fully accredited qualifications and opportunities to access other relevant paid training.
  • A range of employee benefits which support your well-being (see brochure below)
  • Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school and meet with a member of the school’s senior leadership team. Please contact Miss Ridgway (Headteacher’s PA) on 0161 499 0000 or e-mail: headspa@st-paulshigh.net to make arrangements.

    Applicants are advised that schools and colleges designated with a religious character in England and Wales are permitted by law to require certain posts to be filled by practising Catholics or individuals who hold a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies. Where it is not a requirement of the role to be a practising Catholic, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

    It is not a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and therefore, applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

    Please note that whilst the successful candidate will be appointed to a particular school within the Trust, the Trust reserves the right to deploy staff at any of its schools depending on need, where agreement is reached with all parties.

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