Teacher of English - Mat Cover
Alder Community High School
Required for February 2018
Teacher of English
The successful candidate will be required to teach up to a 60% English timetable with some intervention and support in other lessons. The post is to cover maternity for an Assistant Headteacher.
Alder Community High School is an oversubscribed, 11-16, mixed comprehensive school and is situated in Gee Cross, Hyde within Tameside to the east of Manchester and is close to the borders with Stockport and the Peak District. We can offer excellent facilities, a friendly and supportive environment and opportunities for professional development.
Our school is moving from strength to strength. Examination results have improved dramatically over the last few years and this year 80% of our students achieved a grade 4 or above in English; 75% achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and maths. Progress in English and Mathematics is consistently above national averages. Our Progress 8 figure in 2016 was above the national average, in the top 30% of schools nationally. Our NEET figures are virtually zero this year. In June 2014 Ofsted judged us to be a 'Good' school.
The successful applicant will join a thriving, high-performing and well-resourced department, where results have been consistently significantly above the national averages in all measures. You will be joining a highly committed team of professionals who are passionate about raising standards and who are determined to further develop the teaching of English and learning outcomes for all students. You will be required to teach across the age and ability range and will be expected to contribute to after school revision classes where necessary. Applications from both experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome.
Alder Community High School is a member of the A+ Trust, which is a collaboration of six schools and a sixth form college who are working together to support one another in their endeavour to provide the best possible educational experience for the young people of Tameside.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced status checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The school promotes equal opportunities.
Closing date for applications - Monday 13th November
Further information and an application pack can be obtained 7 days per week by contacting our Hays Recruitment Partner, Holly Currie, by emailing or by calling 0161 228 7300. Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and can also be arranged by contacting Holly Currie.
Alder Community High School, Mottram Old Road, Gee Cross, Hyde, Tameside, SK14 5NJ
11-16 Mixed Comprehensive
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