Teacher of English (Maternity Cover for 2 Terms in the first instance) Stockport School, Stockport, Cheshire

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative English teacher to join our successful and ambitious team at Stockport School.

The school is a very popular over-subscribed school with year-on-year improving results and the English Department is a creative and successful team, who are often at the forefront of developments in education.

This role will provide the post holder with the opportunity to join a large, vibrant, well established and very successful English department and to gain excellent professional development as they progress in their career, including access to potential future leadership opportunities for an ambitious, skilled and hardworking individual. The post is a two term maternity cover contract in the first instance, although there is a possibility that this may be extended or made permanent.

We are seeking a well-qualified colleague who has:

- A dynamic, innovative and creative approach with excellent interpersonal skills
- The learner at the centre of their vision
- Excellent classroom practice
- Dedication to the value and importance of English as a subject, providing opportunity for all
- The ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower young people to achieve excellence
- An absolute commitment to achieving the very highest of standards

Applicants are required to be well-organised, inspirational teachers, who are passionate about their subject. You will be able to work independently and in liaison with other colleagues in order to create a high level of challenge for a range of learners in every lesson and support the on-going development of this high-achieving department.

To request an information pack, please visit our website www.stockportschool.net or contact the Headteacher's P.A., Mrs J. Richards, at j.richards@stockport.stockport.sch.uk.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday, 28th October 2019.

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Essential educational requirements

English qualification at degree level.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Ability to teach English Language and English Literature across the 11-16 age range.
Excellent classroom skills.
Mixed ability teaching.
Strong ICT skills.
Skills as an excellent classroom teacher.
Ability to inspire learners in both Key Stages.
Flexible approach, which is responsive to the needs of students.
The ability to work as a team player, and also to be able to work independently and to show initiative.
Ability to listen & respond to young people establishing excellent relationships with them
Ability to use ICT for planning, teaching, organisation and assessment purposes
Ability to plan consistently, creatively and effectively to support excellent progress
Excellent organisational skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.

About Stockport School

Mile End Lane, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6BW
LA Maintained School
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