Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Mossley Hollins High School, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL5 9DP

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Until 31st December 2023 or return of post holder)

Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of English (Maternity Cover) job summary


Role: Classroom Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Pay Scale: MPR/UPR

Hours: Full time

Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: Monday 3rd October 2022 – 12 noon

Start Date: 1st January 2023

Fixed Term End Date: 31st December 2023 or until the return of the post-holder

Applications are invited for the above post at this outstanding over-subscribed and ambitious school. As a Teacher of English, you will join our Faculty and School Teams and take teaching responsibility for standards in English, working alongside some very talented staff in your Faculty. In our college system (of five colleges), English sits in Bronte College, alongside Year 9, currently.

Mossley Hollins High School is an Associate Member of the Tame River Educational Trust which has one mission and three core educational purposes. We eagerly anticipate meeting applicants who share our values and would love to work with our staff and students to achieve our mission and purposes. By joining us you will be part of a family of great schools in which to learn, teach and belong and will have direct access to our Teaching and Curriculum Institute with its highly regarded Professional Development Pathway where you will find some of the best and most practical training and support available.

We will appoint a consistently good to outstanding teacher who can achieve good or better results for progress and attainment with their classes. We are determined that the successful candidate will have:

  • A passion for teaching in her/his specialist subject.
  • Developing skills, in securing good to outstanding progress and attainment with groups at KS3 and KS4.
  • Well-developed skills in giving strong marking and feedback to students, which leads to well-matched and challenging learning activities.
  • Evidence of good teaching currently.
  • Alignment with our school values of Manners, Hard work and Honesty.

Interested applicants should complete an Application Form available on the school website at www.mossleyhollins.com/vacancies

Completed applications should be returned to: hr@mossleyhollins.com or the address stated in the advert below

Huddersfield Road, Mossley, via Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester OL5 9DP

Tel: 01457 832491/833031

Email: admin@mossleyhollins.com

Mossley Hollins High School Website – www.mossleyhollins.com

Tame River Educational Trust Website – www.tret.org.uk

Headteacher: Mrs A. Din

Chief Executive, Tame River Educational Trust: Mr D. Duncan

11-16 Community School

NOR 875

Mossley Hollins High School is currently in the process of converting to an Academy.This role will be affected by the transfer, meaning that the successful applicant will transfer to the Academy, along with all other school staff. The conversion to an Academy will be undertaken in accordance with the DfE and legal requirements.

Mossley Hollins High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies. It is an offence to apply for this role if you have been barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children

Using the application form

Interested applicants should complete an application form available on the school website at www.mossleyhollins.com/vacancies

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Supporting documents

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About Mossley Hollins High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
879 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

Mossley Hollins High School is a happy, academically ambitious and inclusive school which is passionate about learning and proud to be at the heart of our local community. Mossley Hollins is a highly successful 11-16 co-educational, maintained school, dedicated to helping children develop into confident, successful and responsible adults who are able to play an active part in society. As our school motto declares: Floret Qui Laborat (he or she who labours, prospers) and at the heart of what we do are our deeply held values of manners, hard work and honesty.

Arranging a visit to Mossley Hollins High School

Please contact hr@mossleyhollins.com

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