Part time Teacher of English (0.8)

Teacher of English:  Part time (0.8) Permanent

Apply by: Friday 28th June 12pm

 Job start: 1st September 2024, when all vetting procedures are complete.

 Salary: £24,000 – £35,459  

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated English Teacher to join our team in delivering high-quality education to students. The ideal candidate will have a strong command of the English language and a genuine enthusiasm for teaching.

Responsibilities:- Plan and deliver engaging and effective English lessons to students- Create a positive and inclusive learning environment- Assess and monitor student progress- Provide constructive feedback to students- Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the English curriculum- Participate in school events and meetings.

Experience:- Bachelor’s degree in English or related field- Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification- Proven experience in teaching English language and literature- Strong communication and interpersonal skills- Ability to inspire and motivate students- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail- Familiarity with current online teaching methods and educational best practices desirable.

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 routes.

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 learn.

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. Applicants must only apply through the School Application Form on the school website and NOT through Indeed. CVs alone will be not considered. Applications must be returned with a supporting statement (maximum 2 A4 pages) to the Executive Headteacher’s PA, Yasmeen Khan at pa@migsg.miet.uk. For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit to the school please do not hesitate to contact the school.

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 www.migsg.miet.co.uk.

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

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 references.

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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