Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

The Heath School, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 4SY

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  • Start date details

    January 2023 or sooner if available

  • Closing date

    25 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - until July 2023

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate would be an excellent classroom practitioner, who communicates well with children and adults, has in depth curriculum knowledge and a love for their subject. We have ten staff who make up the English team, who have consistently delivered good outcomes for their students. The team is led by an experienced Head of Subject and each member of the team are committed to the students and supportive of each other. Our facilities are excellent and our students love to learn. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop personally and further raise standards across the department.

What the school offers its staff

The Heath School is excited to be able to offer a fantastic opportunity to an innovative, passionate and student-centred English specialist to join us at our school, that sits in the heart of the community of Runcorn. Our school is a good school, which is extremely popular. We are oversubscribed with over 1200 students on roll. For many years, outcomes have been extremely positive, and students have moved on to achieve their aspirations. However, we do not pride ourselves only on our academic performance but on our student-centred approach and the range of opportunities we provide our students through our curriculum and through our extra-curricular offer. That is The Heath Standard.

We care for our staff, as we care for our students, their health and wellbeing are paramount as we understand the pivotal role our staff play in the development of our school and its students. Our staff work incredibly hard but equally, we work hard to ensure their work is as effective as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Heath is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and the post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly Criminal Records Bureau). Further information about DBS checks can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check If you are shortlisted for interview, we will carry out an online search for information about you as part of our due diligence and commitment to safeguarding.

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About The Heath School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1194 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01928 576664

The Heath is an oversubscribed school, graded good by Ofsted in September 2017, with personal development, behaviour and welfare graded as outstanding. The students respect and appreciate the commitment and hard work of our excellent staff. ‘Pupils display very positive attitudes to learning.’ ’Pupils enjoy productive and harmonious relationships with their peers and members of staff.’ ‘Pupils are committed to doing their best and pupils of all abilities demonstrate resilience in lessons.’ Ofsted 2017

Arranging a visit to The Heath School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mwadsworth@heathschool.org.uk.

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