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Teacher of Dance (maternity cover)

Weatherhead High School, Wallasey, Merseyside

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (2 terms)
MPS 1 - UPR3

Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified, talented and inspiring Teacher of Dance to join this vibrant department within the Performing Arts faculty, for two terms to cover a maternity leave. This post is open to NQTs and experienced teachers who are able to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 & 5. The school has an excellent reputation for Performing Arts Productions and the Dance department plays a key role in encouraging our students to immerse themselves in the opportunities on offer via our extensive extra-curricular programme.

The successful candidate will be required to plan and deliver lessons to all ages and abilities and must be able to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and teach across a range of dance forms.

Applying for the job

For further information about the school and this opportunity please visit our website:
https://weatherheadhigh.co.uk/join-us/work-with-us where you can also download an application form.

Please submit the completed application form via email to schooloffice@weatherheadhigh.co.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1586 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0151 631 4400

About Weatherhead High School

Weatherhead High School is a large 11 - 18 oversubscribed girls’ comprehensive school with 1640 students on roll. There is an excellent mixed Sixth Form with approximately 370 students. We are oversubscribed on intake with an average number of 260 students in each year group.

The facilities are amongst the best in the country - we have an excellent building which really enhances teaching and learning and our extra-curricular provision.

Weatherhead is an extremely successful school. We are accredited with ‘World Class Schools’ status giving us recognition that we have moved beyond our ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted status and have improved student progress, aspiration and achievement to such an extent that our students rival those of the best schools’ nationally and internationally. We were the first school in Wirral and Merseyside to have been awarded this quality mark.

The school consistently achieves significantly above the national average in examination results and has positive scores for both Progress 8 and Attainment 8. Through our work as a Teaching School and via the World Class Schools network we offer outstanding NQT & RQT Programmes, ongoing CPD for all staff as well as a Wellbeing calendar and sessions open to all. Weatherhead is committed to a culture of excellence and we are looking for an individual who shares that ethos.

School location

Breck Rd, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 3HS

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