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  • Start date details

    April 2024 ( or January 2024)

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Full Time Permanent

Contract type


Pay scale

Teacher Pay Scale

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Shevington High School is a successful and popular 11-16 community school seeking to appoint a 2ndin the Faculty of English. The post offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, progress driven and adaptable teacher looking for progression and development into this middle leadership role.

The English, Film Studies and Media Faculty is a hub of excellence at the heart of a thriving school. There is collegiate ethos within the faculty which secures progress and excellent attainment for our pupils based on individual starting points on entry. As a team, we work hard to inspire and promote a love of learning in all our pupils, as well as ensuring that all pupils have mastered the varying communication skills through English, Film Studies and Media that they will need for the future. We obtain this by supporting the students to believe that challenging goals are achievable with personal commitment.

This exciting opportunity in our current team has arisen due to promotions within the team and a need to expand staffing in line with the increased pupils in school. For this role we are seeking someone who has a desire to explore enquiry style questions that allow us to research new developments in pedagogy and explore an innovative approach to teaching which will strengthen our blended learning strategy.

What the school offers its staff

The English and Media Faculty is a thriving and vibrant area of the school. We work incredibly hard as a team to support pupils to make excellent progress in their learning from their varied starting points on entry. The Faculty has celebrated very good examination results over recent years and we pride ourselves on our constant drive for improvement. As a team, we work hard to inspire and promote a love of learning and Literature in our pupils, as well as ensuring that all pupils have mastered the skills in English that they will need in the future. The expansion of our current team is an exciting development and we look forward to hearing from applicants who feel they can complement and enhance the learning experiences that we currently offer

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)
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 Shevington High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
886 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01257 400990

Shevington High School is a very popular 11-16 community school located in the village of Shevington, 3 miles from Wigan town centre and five minutes from the M6 motorway. The school is smaller than the average size secondary school.

In January 2017 the school was judged by Ofsted as Good in all categories and in recognition of our outstanding practice and work with have done to support other schools we have been designated a National Support School.

The school has a strong school vision supported by all stakeholders. Together we have the highest expectations for all our students, inspiring and enabling them to become amazing and successful individuals.

As a School we have developed a learning culture of high aspirations and expectations for all students. We are just at the end of a refurbishment building programme to meet the growth the school is experiencing.

Arranging a visit to Shevington High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lthompson@shevingtonhigh.org.uk.

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