Post: English Teacher, Part time  (0.8)

Apply by: Friday 16th February 12pm

Job start: 15 April 2024, when all vetting procedures are complete.

Salary: £24,000 – £35,459 (pro rata 0.8 actual range £19,2000 – £28,367) .

Are you an inspirational and highly motived teacher who makes teaching English come alive and takes
students to another realm! Are you ready for a new direction and prepared to make a difference. Then
share our aim to deliver an outstanding curriculum within an Islamic environment.
Manchester Islamic Grammar School for Girls is an independent all girls 11 – 16 secondary school located
in the Fielden Campus West Didsbury Manchester, M20 2PQ. West Didsbury is an affluent suburb in the
South of Manchester and is perfectly located within easy access from the city centre, whilst balancing a
cosmopolitan yet village atmosphere. Didsbury is a vibrant area and has easy access to the tram and bus
We are a relatively small school of approximately 240 students, and have been rated outstanding at our last
three inspections. English is taught in small groups of students who are respectful, responsive and eager to
– Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging English lessons to students
– Teach grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing skills, and speaking skills
– Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment
– Assess student progress and provide constructive feedback
– Collaborate with colleagues to develop curriculum and instructional materials
– Communicate with parents/guardians regarding student progress and behaviour
– Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field
– Teaching certification or relevant teaching experience preferred
– Strong knowledge of English language and literature
– Experience working with diverse student populations especially KS3 & KS4
– Familiarity with educational technology and online teaching platforms is a plus
We follow the Manchester City Council calendar for term dates and school closures. We value our staff and
commitment to our ethos, so all staff are provided with additional paid leave for the last 5 days of
Ramadhan, two days for Eid and for the Day of Arafat where these festivals occur during term time. In
addition to this all staff who travel for Hajj for first time at the school are also given 5 days paid leave.
Applications from both ECTs and experienced teachers are welcome. MIGSG Application Form must be
completed, as incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
If you are as passionate and motivated by this challenge as we are, and think this might be the role for you,
please download an application form and job description from our school website at
Please note: only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, if you have not been contacted regarding an
interview within four weeks you will have been unsuccessful. We retain the right to close the deadline early
than advertised due to the volume of applications
We will only accept completed MIGSG application forms which must be returned with a supporting
statement (maximum 2 A4 pages) to the Executive Headteacher’s PA, Yasmeen Khan at

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement:

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and we
expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The successful candidate must be willing to
undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including checks with past employers.
Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to also carry out an
online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This is to enable us to identify any
incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore
at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who confirm
they will attend an interview.
All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant Passport / work permit where
necessary. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require
additional information and a Certificate of Good Conduct /Police Clearance from the country abroad you
worked/ stayed at, in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional
on the satisfactory completion of all the necessary pre-employment checks and receipt of satisfactory
This post will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The amendments
to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 [exceptions] Order 1975 provides that when applying for certain
jobs and activities certain convictions and cautions are considered protected. This means that they do not
need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.
Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found in ‘Changes to the Criminal
Records System November 2020.docx Page 2’ on the Ministry of Justice Website and the websites of
charities NACRO and UNLOCK.
At the shortlisting stage candidates will be required to complete a self- declaration form regarding their
criminal record (unless ‘protected’) and will also be required to submit any information that would make them
unsuitable to work with children. Any such information will be treated in strictest confidence and used only in
consideration of the suitability of the post. Criminal convictions will not automatically exclude you from being
considered unless they fall within the threshold of being relevant and unsuitability, and will be considered on
a case by case basis or as defined by the Department for Education.
It is an offence to apply for a post engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you are barred from
working with children. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on
application volumes. Please note we will only contact shortlisted applicants.


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