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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Citizenship, PSHE, Religious education

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS: £30,000 - £46,525

Additional allowances

TLR 2 - £5,493

What skills and experience we're looking for

“Difference is the essence of humanity. Difference is an accident of birth, and it should therefore never be the source of hatred or conflict. Therein lies a most fundamental principle of peace: respect for diversity.” - John Hume

We are seeking a Head of RS, PSHE and Citizenship to joinPriestnall Schoolto drive our continued success in providing a high-quality teaching and learning experiences. You will be passionate about teaching RS, PSHE and Citizenship inside and outside the classroom. This is a great opportunity for an experienced teacher who is looking for their next step in their careers. You will join our friendly and professional team atPriestnall School.

Through PSHE and Citizenship, students learn how to care for themselves and others and how to debate key topics. Building on a grounding of both PSHE, Citizenship and Religious studies, gives students the power to apply these ideas to the world that impacts them. You will have autonomy to shape this provision to even greater heights.

What the school offers its staff

Priestnall is situated in Heaton Mersey, a suburb in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, bordering the Manchester Local Authority – notably, Burnage. The school serves the communities of the ‘Four Heatons’: Mersey, Chapel, Moor and Norris. Priestnall is a non-selective, non-denominational, ten form entry 11-16 secondary school, there are approximately 1250 pupils on roll. The school is part of the Laurus Trust (September 2023), a multi-academy trust, whose shared vision provides the framework and core values for our secondary schools.

Our 2023 GCSE results showed 74% of students achieved both English and Maths GCSEs at grades 4 – 9 and 56% achieved this measure at the gold standard, ‘strong’ pass of grade 5 and better. 16% of students succeeded at grades 7 -9. 24% of the total grades achieved were at grades 7 – 9 and 61% of grades were at 5 – 9.

Priestnall is very much a part of the wider community and the partnership between students, staff and parents/carers is vital to the continued success of the school. We endeavour to provide students with the best possible opportunities to succeed and develop a love of learning that will last and that will support them as they take their next steps in life.

We have high expectations of all members of our school community, and we provide opportunities for students to engage with the wider life of the school and, importantly, to develop the qualities, attitudes and habits which will allow them to flourish. At Priestnall School, we place the professional development of staff at the very core of what we do.

Providing high quality learning opportunities – and removing any barriers – is at the centre of what we want to achieve for our students, and we remain committed to ensuring all our students can get the very best out of their time at Priestnall School.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Priestnall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
Up to 1275 pupils
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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