• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Full-time equivalent

Job summary

An outstanding opportunity in an outstanding school where the professional development and wellbeing of staff is a high priority.

Required for September 2021 for this flourishing and successful 11-18 Church of England Academy, an award-winning Outstanding School (SIAMS). The school is heavily over-subscribed and its record in public examinations remains consistently strong.

A committed and hard-working teacher is sought to teach English at Key Stages 3 and 4, with KS5 for the right candidate.

The English Department is very successful and occupies a central place in the life of our church school. In summer 2019, 82% of Year 11 gained a GCSE grade 4-9 in English Language, and 31% a grade 7-9.

This position is available following the promotion of the post holder to be Head of English in another school. The post will commence in September 2021.

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Please download a copy of our application form and return to head@st-christophers.org

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
1300 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01254 232992

About Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School

St Christopher’s opened in 1958 and is an outstanding 11 - 18 Church of England Academy.Our caring community is based on a close partnership between staff, parents, pupils and governors and we foster strong links with local parishes and clergy, six of whom serve as School Chaplains.

We emphasise pupils’ whole development, offering high standards of teaching in a range of courses to cater for all abilities, a wide extra-curriculum and making a priority of spiritual nurture, with religious worship and teaching at the centre of school life.

We are an over-subscribed, flourishing and successful 11 – 18 Church of England Academy, an award-winning “Outstanding School” (SIAMS 2016). This year, 80% of Year 11 pupils gained at least 5 GCSE Grades 9-4 including English and mathematics, and 85% of A-level grades were awarded A*- C.

The school of 1000 pupils, plus a Sixth Form of 300 pupils, is attractively and conveniently situated close to the Ribble Valley and has excellent motorway connections via M65 to M6 and M62.

School location

Queen's Road West, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4AY

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