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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 3:26pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPR3

What skills and experience we're looking for

This post is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious English Teacher to join a dedicated, innovative and growing community in pursuit of achievement for all. To build on recent examination success, Lostock Hall Academy is seeking to appoint an ‘outstanding’ teacher of English to join a highly successful team of experienced English teachers” and to contribute towards the leadership of teaching and learning across the school.

If you possess a genuine passion for English alongside a capacity to share this effectively with students of all ages this is the job for you.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be confident in their knowledge of the English subject review and its implications for curriculum, assessment and pedagogy.
  • Read widely, to stay up to date about current issues and developments in English teaching and learning
  • Have outstanding subject knowledge in English Language and Literature
  • Be an active member of the English team and wider ‘Global Faculty’
  • Be fastidious, analytical and proactive in using assessment data to inform teaching
  • Believe in the potential and growth of all students, actively promoting growth mindset and metacognitive approaches
  • Be able to work with a blended curriculum and be flexible in your teaching methods and approaches.
  • Be creative, persistent and resilient in supporting students
  • Be committed to developing enrichment opportunities for students
  • Have the ability to reflect on students' progress and create schemes of work that are informed by fine data and observed need
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning and willing to innovate strategies to secure progress for all
  • Be a champion of the use of student ICT to enhance learning

Be able to use their own initiative

What the school offers its staff

At Lostock Hall Academy we are committed to providing our students with the education and the personal development they need to reach their goals. Through a Growth Mindset approach, we promote a can do attitude to learning, with guided pathways into further and higher education and ultimately, to the career that they want to pursue.

Lostock Hall Academy is first and foremost a happy school. Students enjoy lessons and the relationships between staff and students are excellent, this has been frequently noted by visitors and is mentioned as a strength of the school in the recent Ofsted report. Students behave well and have a good attitude to learning in the classroom.

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About Lostock Hall Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
701 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Lostock Hall Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email m.hall@lostockhallacademy.org.

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