Ref 178797
Grade MPS / UPS+TLR 2b (£4,785)
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2022 
Closing Date 17/01/2022 17/01/2022
Astley Road , Chorley , Lancashire , PR7 1RS
Tel: 01257 264740
School website:
Roll: 1137

The Governors of this outstanding Church of England Academy are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Second in Department for English. The successful candidate will be a committed, energetic and pro-active individual who is able to assist the Curriculum Leader in leading this dynamic curriculum area into the next phase of its development.

We are a high achieving Academy which is totally committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, with our Centre Assessed Grades in 2021 indicative of sustained high levels of attainment over many years. In 2019 92% of pupils achieved 5+ 9 4 grades including English and mathematics and 75% at grade 9-5. Progress of pupils was above average with a Progress 8 measure of 0.38.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to whole school developments, for example the promotion of literacy and reading across the curriculum and leading whole school CPD.

Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Proposed Interview Date:

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application packs may be obtained here or from the school website or alternatively contact Mrs C Jenner, Clerk to the Governors, on 01257 264740 or email:

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Please return completed applications to:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.