Ref 181122
Salary £30470 to £ 44474 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2022 
Closing Date 12noon 16/05/2022
Glen Road , Waterfoot , Rossendale , BB4 7BJ
Tel: 01706 234500
School website:
Roll: 1288
  • Full time English Teacher and KS3 Coordinator

  • Required for September 2022

  • Salary Scale: MPS/UPS + TLR 2A

  • This is an outstanding opportunity to join our large, enthusiastic and committed English Department in a successful and oversubscribed selective 11-18 grammar school which has been graded outstanding in all areas in a 2016 inspection. The sixth form at BRGS has roughly 389 students and the faculty delivers A Levels in English Language and English Literature, with student outcomes at GCSE and A Level being exceptional.  The school is situated in the Rossendale Valley, a beautiful rural area, but is easily accessible from Manchester, Preston and the Ribble Valley, and the Yorkshire Dales.

    We are looking to appoint an inspiring, experienced and ambitious colleague to take up the position of KS3 Coordinator. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic colleague wishing to move to a role which will give them the skills and experience necessary to apply for Head of English positions within a few years. You will be expected to make a significant contribution to faculty development at KS3 and to support the Head of English with wider departmental management and development.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

    Completed applications should be returned by email to: marked ‘English KS3 Coordinator’

    To enable governors to give full consideration to your application:

  • Complete the application form in full

  • Enclose a supporting statement of no more than 1500 words (12-point font)

  • The closing date for applications: 12noon Monday 16th May 2022

    Interview date: Thursday 23rd May 2022

    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.

    Essential Qualifications
  • Relevent degree and teaching qualification

  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of teaching of English at KS3 and KS4

  • Experience of relevant and recent subject-based professional development

  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of teaching English at KS5

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to Return 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.