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Head of English

Didsbury High School, Manchester, M20 2ET

This job expired on 30 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

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Head of English job summary

‘Once you learn to read you will be free forever’

-Fredrick Douglass

The Laurus Trust - Unashamedly Academic

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join Didsbury High School, a successful, highly ambitious and growing school. You will work with greatly skilled and committed colleagues in our thriving English department – a high achieving team which has built excellent learning cultures based on inspiring teaching and strong relationships with students.

About Us

All our Laurus Schools are hugely oversubscribed and have a reputation, both locally and further afield, for outstanding teaching and learning through the relentless pursuit of excellence and the determination to ensure that every child succeeds. In the recent Staff Engagement Survey, over 95% of our employees stated that they would recommend working for Laurus Trust to their friends. In 2020/21 our average teacher turnover rate for secondary schools was 2.39%, which falls way below the National Average of 15%.

The Laurus Trust is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals regardless of individual background or circumstance.

Employee Benefits

At the heart of our success at Laurus is the passionate belief in the importance of professional learning for all our staff. A rich diet of research informed pedagogy ensures that our teachers are at the cutting edge of their practice. To support this, we financially support masters and doctoral level study alongside the NPQ suite of qualifications.

We also offer a wide range of other employee benefits to all of our staff in return for their commitment to our schools, and to help contribute towards improving their overall well-being. These can be found detailed in our Candidate Brochure.

Applying to the Laurus Trust

If you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school, and have the passion and commitment to join us at an exciting time of continuous progression and growth, then we would like to hear from you.

For more information about The Laurus Trust, or for further information relating to the role and the School you’re applying to, please download the Job Description and Candidate Brochure or visithttps://www.laurustrust.co.uk/

Please note:an application form must be completed as CVs will not be accepted. To complete an application form please click ‘Quick Apply’.

If you would prefer to request a manual application pack, or should you require any additional support in completing your application, please feel free to contact us on 0161 549 7000 or via e-mail at;recruitment@laurustrust.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2022 at 09:00

Interview Date: Thursday 6th October 2022

The Laurus Trust and its affiliated schools are committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including online checks, the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Didsbury High School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
632 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0161 549 7000

The Laurus Trust is a highly successful and growing multi-academy trust in the North West of England. Didsbury High School is a secondary free school for 11-18 students in South Manchester. The school is run by the Laurus Trust and replicates the outstanding education already provided by the Trust’s founder school, Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS). It opened September 2019, initially providing 210 Year 7 places in eight forms.

Arranging a visit to Didsbury High School

Please contact the school directly on 0161 507 5600

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