Teacher of English St Cuthbert's Catholic High School, St Helens, Merseyside

Job description

Due to increased student numbers, the governors are seeking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher of English. The successful candidate will be expected to teach English across the age and ability range.

• An enthusiastic, committed and well-qualified English teacher required to join a successful, hardworking and forward thinking English Department.

• This is an excellent opportunity for a teacher with outstanding skills to join a group of professionals who are having an impact on the learning of the young people in their care. The English department is committed to making a difference to the lives of young people at St Cuthbert’s.

• The successful candidate will be able to deliver English at both Key stages and evidence a flexibility to contribute to the overall development of the department.

• At KS4 GCSE, AQA English Language and Literature is offered.

• Applications welcome from NQTs/qualified teachers

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status
Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Degree or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Excellent practitioner – evidence of outstanding lesson observations
Experience of developing resources to enhance learning and assessment throughout appropriate Key Stages.
Ability to inspire and motivate students of all abilities.
Proven success in raising attainment
Ability to analyse data
Use a variety of teaching strategies
Experience of monitoring and evaluating students’ progress
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent ICT Skills
Support the Catholic ethos
Enthusiasm & energy
Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People

About St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

St Cuthbert’s is a voluntary-aided, 11-16, co-educational comprehensive Catholic high school in the St. Helens Authority in the north west of England. There are 871 pupils on roll of whom 45% are baptised Catholic, with 33% from other Christian denominations, and 22% from other faith or religious traditions.

Berrys Lane, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 3HE
LA Maintained School
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