• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    11 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Classics, History
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover)
Full-time equivalent

Job summary

An enthusiastic and committed teacher is sought to teach History throughout Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. The ability to offer A-Level Classics/Ancient History would be an advantage.

This temporary position becomes available due to the present post holder taking maternity leave. The contract will last for the duration of the maternity leave which is expected to be until the end of May 2022.

The History Department is very successful and popular. Attainment and progress figures are both significantly above the national average and have been for a number of years. The subject is popular at GCSE with four options classes. The numbers opting to study History in our outstanding sixth form continue to grow, as do the number of students who continue to study the subject at university.

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Please download a copy of the Teacher Application Form and return to head@st-christophers.org

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
1300 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School

St Christopher’s opened in 1958 and is an outstanding 11 - 18 Church of England Academy.Our caring community is based on a close partnership between staff, parents, pupils and governors and we foster strong links with local parishes and clergy, six of whom serve as School Chaplains. We emphasise pupils’ whole development, offering high standards of teaching in a range of courses to cater for all abilities, a wide extracurriculum and making a priority of spiritual nurture, with religious worship and teaching at the centre of school life. High academic achievement over the last four years resulted in national recognition with nearly 80% of our Year 11 pupils gaining at least five higher grades with English and Mathematics. Our Most recent Ofsted Inspection Report (2016) judged pupils’ personal development, behaviour and welfare as ‘Outstanding’.

School location

Queen's Road West, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4AY

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