• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

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

Job summary

Teacher of English

Start Date: September 2021

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Term: Permanent (n.b. there is also a maternity cover position available as well
as this permanent post)

Salary: MPS/UPS

Lymm High School is a well-established, 11-18 school with over 1950 students (400 in the 6th form) and exceptional resources, including 28 acres of beautiful grounds, a swimming pool, leisure complex and our own residential centre in Anglesey. Rapid and sustained improvement in recent years led to a Progress 8 score of 0.56 in 2019, with 9-4 and 9-5 basics measures at 70% and 90% respectively. It is also a lovely place in which to work; in addition to our good fortune with our physical surroundings, staff are exceptionally positive, committed and supportive.
The English faculty are a strong and supportive team who enjoy one another’s company. They are also firmly on an upwards trajectory and it would be an exciting time to join them. English results in 2019 were very good (P8 score of 0.3; 95% grades 9-4; 81% 9-5 and 29% 9-7) and we are confident they would have been higher still over the last couple of years. The improvement in recent years is no accident; it has come about through strong faculty leadership and a willingness on the part of teachers to engage with an agenda built around delivering a rigorous, inspiring and ‘word-rich’ curriculum to all students.
We offer English Language, English Literature and Media Studies at A’ level and always have healthy numbers opting for all three subjects.
We would be delighted to receive applications from NQTs as well as more experienced teachers; it is your values, commitment and potential that we are most interested in. We pride ourselves on providing lots of support and plenty of opportunities for professional development for colleagues at all stages of their career.
If, prior to submitting an application, you would like to see for yourself why we believe this is such a fabulous school in which to work and why the post itself is so exciting, then do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a phone call or a (socially distanced) visit. Contact recruitment@lymmhigh.org.uk with any queries.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this legal requirement.
The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formally CRB).

For further details and an application form please visit: www.lymmhigh.org.uk

Closing date for application: 9am Friday 7th May

Interview Date: Tbc

Application forms should be returned to recruitment@lymmhigh.org.uk

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1891 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Lymm High School

Lymm High School is a 11-18 school with nearly 1900 students (380 in the 6th form) and exceptional resources, including 28 acres of beautiful grounds, swimming pool, leisure complex our own residential centre Anglesey. A very good well-established already, we have made rapid progress recent years no intention resting on laurels. The potential here immense new staff will key role continued development.

School location

Oughtrington Lane, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0RB

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