Job start September 2019

Salary: Main teachers scale

Location: Blackburn

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

A vacancy has arisen in our highly successful English department. We are looking for an ambitious and innovative teacher of English, an energetic and a dedicated practitioner who can engage, enthuse and challenge students to achieve their very best in the subject. You must possess the skills and determination to bring out the very best from pupils by making a significant contribution to our school community. You will have excellent subject knowledge and be well-informed on current educational developments and initiatives,

You would be joining a team of colleagues who are passionate about making sure that pupils enjoy the subject and securing the best outcomes for our students. We work collaboratively to share good practice, both within the department and across the school as a whole. Being a BSF and Google accredited school, we are very well-resourced with Promethean whiteboards and Chromebooks, with lesson being taught in modern, spacious classrooms.

We are looking for someone who can continue the great results already achieved by the hard work and dedication of pupils and staff in this department. Having secured 76% 9-4, a great deal of our work at KS4 is enhanced by the two members of staff who have current examiner experience with AQA. 

The diverse curriculum offered at Witton Park supports a high up take for EBacc and option subjects. Outcomes for pupils in 2016 were judged to be good by Ofsted. We are now likely to be judged outstanding for progress with a progress 8 score of +0.24 in 2016 and a further significant increase to +0.45 in 2017. The Ofsted report and website will give you a flavour for other aspects of the school. 

If you are interested in joining our friendly and forward-thinking team, and you have the skills and qualities required, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please take the time to view our new website at https://witton.atctrust.org.uk/ prior to applying.

We welcome any requests from candidates wishing to visit the Academy. Please contact Samantha Tomlinson, Head Teachers PA stomlinson@wittonpark.org.uk if you would like this opportunity.

Closing date: Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 3.00pm.  Interviews to take place on 18th January 2019

Witton Park Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates and appointments will be subject to satisfactory DBS and Employment checks.

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Please send completed applications to stomlinson@wittonpark.org.uk