Ref 181136
Grade Classroom Teachersí Pay scale, plus TLR 2.2 £4,785 per annum
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From September 2022 
Closing Date 10am 16/05/2022
Southlands High School, Chorley, Lancashire

Southlands High School, a school in the Mosaic Academy Trust with Standish High School and Golborne Community Primary School, is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of English with the drive and ambition to improve studentsí lives through high-quality teaching and learning. This exciting opportunity comes as Southlands High School embarks on a journey of improvement, with a new Senior Leadership team in place who are ambitious and determined to ensure that the school delivers the best for our students and the local community.

We are looking for an ambitious practitioner with a passion for teaching and learning who will work alongside our Head of Faculty in developing teaching and learning and the curriculum in this already strong department. There will also be the opportunity for the right candidate to work closely with the Senior Leadership team to develop teaching and learning across the school.

The post will be available on a permanent contract.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who has a proven track record in English who can demonstrate inspirational teaching and a passion for delivering lessons which are motivational, challenging and engaging. You will need to demonstrate the energy, enthusiasm and commitment to work as part of a team which is determined to impact on the outcomes for our students.

You will need to:

  • Be ambitious in your determination to ensure all our learners achieve their full potential

  • Be inspirational in the classroom

  • Be able to provide engaging and creative learning experiences for all pupils

  • Be committed to assisting pupils in overcoming barriers to learning

  • Evidence the ability to work effectively with colleagues

  • Have a desire to lead the training of staff to improve the quality of teaching and learning and student outcomes.

  • Have high expectations and a commitment to the wider school

In return you will work with an experienced leadership team, in a supportive environment, where you can further develop your professional skills and ambitions.

All candidates should complete the application form.

Closing Date:† Monday 16 May 2022 10am

Interview date:† w/c 16 May 2022, date to be confirmed.

Completed Application Forms should be returned by email to

Southlands is an Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Nicola Winnard, Deputy Headteacher

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable 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.