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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time: Part time considered

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What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Loreto High School Chorlton seek to appoint the best possible candidate for the position of SEMH and Literacy Specialist Teacher. The successful candidate will be well-qualified, experienced and will have the ability to motivate and inspire the students they work with, break through the barriers of expectations and harness all opportunities to create a climate of success and achievement for all. The successful candidate will want to make a difference and will be ready for a challenge. Loreto High School are now looking for an energetic, passionate individual who will give and earn respect from all stakeholders and who is excited to contribute to the next stage of our journey. We are an aspirational, reflective and supportive learning community where all adults are learners who strive rigorously for excellence in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students.

This role will suit an enthusiastic and dedicated individual who enjoys working as part of a team and will provide the opportunity to excel in a supportive environment. The successful candidate will be self-aware, open to development and believe, like we do, that ‘feedback is a gift’ and be passionate about making a real difference in the lives of our students.

What the school offers its staff

  • We will support and develop you to become an outstanding practitioner.
  • We recruit, train and retain the very best staff driven by a strong culture of professional development and mutual support in the pursuit of excellence as standard.
  • All of our employees have access to support through Occupational Health and counselling, financial, legal and personal advice is provided through our Employee Assistance Programme which provides free 24 hour support.
  • The school benefits from a modern building with excellent equipment and facilities

Commitment to safeguarding

Loreto High School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check, together with additional checks as part of the shortlisting process, including carrying out an online search.

More Information can be found at www.loretochorlton.co.uk

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About Loreto High School Chorlton

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
764 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Part of the international family of Loreto schools and colleges and as such benefits from a 400 year old tradition and links with Loreto Sixth Form College and with Loreto schools both in the UK and worldwide. “The vision and values of the Gospel and the Loreto community of schools act as a living reference point for the whole community.” Section 48 Inspection.

Loreto High School is a ‘Good School’ (Ofsted January 2019) at an exciting point in its school improvement journey “Leaders have the ambition and demonstrable capacity to further enhance the good quality of education which the school currently provides.” Ofsted 2019.

A small, friendly, inclusive, cohesive school where we get to know our students well, find out what they are good at and develop their talents “… a welcoming, caring and passionate school that really does know every child.” Ofsted 2019 Parent View

“School leaders and other staff pride themselves on the good relationships that they build and care that they have with pupils.” Ofsted 2019

Visitors tell us our students are calm and well-mannered and that our Catholic ethos is powerfully transmitted; “Inspectors were impressed by pupils’ positive interactions with one another and adults.” Ofsted 2019

We will support and develop you to become an outstanding practitioner. We are an aspirational, reflective and creative learning community where all adults are learners who strive rigorously for excellence in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students.

Excellent CPD programme to support teachers at each stage of their career; “The training programme which leaders manage is well planned and implemented.” Ofsted 2019

Arranging a visit to Loreto High School Chorlton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@loretochorlton.manchester.sch.uk.

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