Temporary Teacher of English Hazel Grove High School, Stockport, Cheshire

Job description

Laurus Trust
Hazel Grove High School
Teacher of English
Required for January 2020
Teachers Pay Scale
This is a Fixed Term Contract to cover maternity leave

We are looking for an individual who:

Has excellent and demonstrable subject knowledge and can deliver high quality teaching and learning across all key stages

Inspires students to strive for excellence and is committed to our ethos that we do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure that all students achieve their potential

The Laurus Trust is a new and growing multi-academy trust in the North-West of England.
The vision of the Trust is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and to work hard to achieve them. We are unashamedly academic.

All our Laurus Schools are hugely oversubscribed and have a reputation, both locally and further afield, for outstanding teaching and learning through the relentless pursuit of excellence and the determination to ensure that every child succeeds. Our founder school Cheadle Hulme High School was judged Outstanding in every single category by Ofsted in 2011 and 2015. The 2018 results for CHHS put us in the top 2% of all schools nationally.

Our students’ behaviour is faultless. (Ofsted 2015)

At the heart of our success at Laurus is the passionate belief in the importance of professional learning for all our staff. A rich diet of research informed pedagogy ensures that our teachers are at the cutting edge of their practice. To support this we financially support masters and doctoral level study alongside the NPQ suite of qualifications.

If you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school, and have the passion and commitment to join us at an exciting time for learning and development as we expand and open new schools in the Trust, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply, complete the application form by clicking on the ‘more information’ button above (CVs are not accepted).

Deadline for applications: 9am Wednesday 16th October 2019

The Laurus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Good Honours Degree in relevant subject
(2:2 or better)

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching English at KS3 and KS4
Ability to evidence excellent results/outcomes of classes
ICT literate
Evidence of setting and assessing clear objectives
Principles and practices of effective teaching and learning
Preparation of schemes of work and lessons
Knowledge and understanding of subject area(s)
Principles and practices of monitoring/assessment/evaluation
The application of technology to learning and teaching in subject area(s)

About Hazel Grove High School

Jacksons Lane, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 5JX
Hazel Grove High School website (opens in a new window)