Ref 185581
Grade MAIN/UPPER PAY SCALE + TLR 1.1 £8706
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1.9.23 
Closing Date 8am 23/03/2023
Sandbrook Road , Orrell , Wigan , WN5 7AL
Tel: 01695 625191
School website:
Roll: 854

Up Holland High School seeks a passionate, enthusiastic and committed Head of Department (Progress Leader) for Maths with the ability to deliver effective teaching and learning. You will need to be a leader and practitioner who consistently delivers high quality teaching with the ability to inspire, engage and motivate students. You will need have excellent communication skills, be ambitious and be a strong team player and above all else, you will need to be ‘Dedicated to Excellence’ in all that you do.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about school improvement, has an outstanding track record as a classroom practitioner, and shares the ambition, aspirations and values of the school. Ideally the candidate will also have had some department or whole school leadership responsibility. Up Holland is a school that encourages ambition and seeks to develop and promote a culture of leadership at all levels.

Up Holland High School is a happy and harmonious place to be where students are highly-motivated and have the opportunity to be inspired and succeed.  The improvement in teaching and learning is a key aspect of our school improvement plan. We are therefore seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and outstanding teacher of Maths to support colleagues within the department to raise standards and outcomes.  Up Holland High is recognised by Ofsted as ‘Good’ in all areas of school, but with the ambition to improve still further. We believe that our strong collaboration with students, staff, parent/carers and governors continues to contribute towards the success of the school.

Full details of this vacancy can be downloaded from this website or the school website.

Closing date is Thursday 23rd March 2023, 8.00 am.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
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Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application forms and further details of the post are available to download from this or website or the school website: Completed application forms together with a letter of application no more than 3 sides of A4 in 12 pitch should be emailed to marked for the attention of Mr P Scarborough, Headteacher.

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