Temporary Teacher of English, Maternity Leave Cover
Hagley Catholic High School is part of the Emmaus Catholic Multi Academy Company, which consists of nine primary schools and one secondary school. The Multi Academy Company was formed on the basis of effective working relationships, with the aim of strengthening and further improving the life chances of all the young people within our strong Catholic partnership. The Directors of the Multi Academy Company and all involved in our schools, are deeply committed to providing outstanding education firmly rooted in gospel values – our motto is “Our Journey with Christ".
Hagley Catholic High School is a highly successful, Catholic high school with a current population of 1138 students aged 11 – 18 including a Sixth Form of 200. The school is dedicated to developing a Catholic community in which all students work towards fulfilling their potential in a safe and supportive environment.
The school has a Pupil Admission Number of 190 with six forms of entry. The school enjoys an excellent reputation and commands a high degree of parental and parish support. Students come to Hagley mainly from Kidderminster, Stourbridge, Halesowen, Stourport-on-Severn, Bewdley and South West Birmingham.
We are looking to recruit an ambitious and passionate temporary Teacher of English, Maternity Leave Cover, for the start of the spring term. It would be desirable that the candidate has the ability to teach across all year groups from KS3 to KS5.
Hagley Catholic High School is a high performing school (P8 = +0.35 in 2019) set in the beautiful Worcestershire countryside with very good transport links, including a main train line to Birmingham and Worcester. It is a happy and caring school with a very strong Catholic ethos, community cohesion and commitment to global justice through its charity work.
The English Department is popular and very well regarded. It has a very well-established team of ten staff; schemes of learning are well sequenced, and students make excellent progress. Students secure very good GCSE results, 94.5% achieving 4 – 9 grades in 2021 and 46.2% of students achieving 7 - 9 grades. The department also secured an excellent value added English score of +0.53/+0.31 for Language/Literature respectively, placing it well above the national average. Students achieve well in English at A level and are consistently above national averages: value added scores were +0.72/+0.44 for Language/Literature in 2021.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.
We welcome applications from both Catholics and non-Catholics but expect all employees to support the Catholic ethos and values of the school.
Please refer to the school website for the application form and supporting documents to apply for this post Hagley Catholic High School - Vacancies (hagleyrc.worcs.sch.uk).
Applications should be submitted electronically by email to the Principal's PA, Mrs Clare Saich, email email@example.com.
Closing Date: 9am on Friday 15th October 2021
Date of Interviews: Week commencing Monday 18th October 2021
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.
Hagley Catholic High School is a part of the Emmaus Catholic MAC which is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and medical clearance.
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