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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - up to 31/08/2025

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS1 – UPS3 (£30,000 - £46,525)

Pay scale

M1 - UPS3 (Teacher)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School have an exciting opportunity for a new colleague to join our wonderful RE Department.

Following a recent inspection by the Archdiocese of Liverpool, which focused on the religious life of the school, we were delighted to achieve an Outstanding status. The inspectors noted that “This is a successful, happy and joyful community. Students are rightly proud of their Catholic identity and speak with great enthusiasm about their school and the teachers.” (read the inspection report on the school website/Statutory Information/Section 48 Inspection)

Whether you are an experienced practitioner who is seeking a change of environment, a former teacher looking to return to the profession, or an ECT; the most essential criteria that we are seeking is that you are committed to raising achievement through excellent classroom practice. In return we offer a bespoke CPD programme, research and development, links and networks with other outstanding schools as well as a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities.

It really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special!

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer a bespoke CPD programme, research and development, links and networks with other outstanding schools as well as a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities.

We are a forward-looking and flourishing school, well regarded for the excellence of our academic achievement and the high level of motivation of pupils and staff. Visitors to our school never fail to comment on our respectful students, the positive team ethos amongst staff and the friendly welcome that they receive.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Offer of employment is subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance, pre-employment health check and references.

Applying for the job

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About St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1208 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01942 728651

Established in 1961, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School has a proud history. We are a mixed, voluntary-aided Catholic secondary school for pupils aged 11-16, located in Ashton-in-Makerfield, near Wigan in Greater Manchester. The pupil roll is 1,200 and we are over-subscribed year on year due to the excellent reputation the school holds within the community.

St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School is committed to providing an education rooted in Gospel values, inspiring pupils to make the world a better place. “Prepare the way of the Lord” is the school motto.

Arranging a visit to St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@arrowsmith.wigan.sch.uk.

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