PE Instructor (UQTS)

Are you a hard-working, flexible, enthusiastic and inspirational team player who is looking to develop their career in a specialist school setting?

The Governors of Woolston Brook are seeking to appoint an experiences PE instructor to help positively shape minds and instil a love of sport, fitness and healthy lifestyles in our young people to join our team from September 2021 or as soon as possible after that.  The successful candidate will deliver sports programs to young people in Key stage 3 and 4, ensure continuity and progression with colleagues delivering in Key stage 2, and play a part in enrichment programmes with a focus on exercise and the benefits of physical well-being.

Woolston Brook is Warrington’s Specialist setting for pupils in Key stage 2 – 4 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Having been assessed as ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in January 2019, the successful applicant will join our school at an exciting time in our development; and under the direction of the head teacher, and Senior Leadership Team play an important role in driving forward our agenda for excellence.

The appointed candidate will have: 

  • Drive, enthusiasm and a passion for a range of sports.
  • Relevant experience (either paid or voluntary), in working with young people with SEMH needs or who exhibit challenging behaviours
  • Level 3 qualification (A Levels or equivalent) in a subject linked to Sports coaching/Education
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • An understanding of the barriers to learning faced by children with SEMH and their families, and how to support children in their emotional well-being
  • The ability to develop and implement policies and practices for PE which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement, effective teaching and learning.
  • Experience of planning and leading teaching and learning activities
  • A high level of interpersonal skills used with pupils and adults.
  • The ability to plan, organise and prioritise records and own workload
  • The ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils needs
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children.
  • A commitment to excellence for all pupils

We offer you:

  • An opportunity to play a major role in the development of a fabulous school
  • A dedicated, supportive and friendly staff
  • Excellent relationships with Local Schools and the LA
  • Happy children who enjoy coming to school, and parents who strongly support our nurturing ethos
  • A supportive Governing Body

Due to Covid 19 we may not be able to invite candidates to visit school, subject to National or local lockdown levels.   Should you wish to come and pay us a visit, or discuss the post in further detail, please call the school to speak with the head teacher, Maureen Brettell.

A full job description and person specification along with application forms should be downloaded.

Completed applications should be emailed to schooloffice@woolstonbrook.warrington.sch.uk or can be returned to the school in hard copy

We will not consider applications in the form of CVs.

Ref: Schools

Salary Unqualified Techers Scale

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 25th June 2021

Shortlisting:  Tuesday 29th June 2021. Those not successful at shortlisting stage will not be notified.

Interviews: week commencing Monday 5th July 2021.  It is possible that the interview may be held over a virtual platform.

Woolston Brook School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure application through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Downloads

Equal Opportunities Form
Teacher Application Form
PE Instructor Job Description
PE Instructor Advertisement

English Subject Lead (MPR/UPR + SEN1 + TLR2a)

Are you a highly skilled English teacher with experience of working in a specialist SEN setting, looking to take up a middle leadership post? Then this is the role for you!

The Governors of Woolston Brook School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly organised and committed person to join our middle leadership team from September 2021 or as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be expected to lead a team of specialists and non- specialist in delivering English across the whole school and will be involved in teaching English mainly at Key Stage 4.

Woolston Brook is Warrington’s Specialist setting for pupils in Key stage 2 – 4 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Having been assessed as ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in January 2019, the successful applicant will join our school at an exciting time in our development; and under the direction of the head teacher, and Senior Leadership Team play an important role in driving forward our agenda for excellence.

The appointed candidate will have:

  • The vision to help drive the school forward.
  • Successful experience of delivering English s to GCSE/Functional Skills Level 2
  • Experience of middle leadership, be it in a subject or a whole school initiative is preferred.
  • An understanding of the barriers to learning faced by children with SEMH and their families, and how to support children in their emotional well-being.
  • Expert knowledge of the National Curriculum, particularly in English
  • The ability to develop and implement policies and practices for English which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement, effective teaching and learning.
  • Experience of planning and leading teaching and learning activities.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills used with pupils and adults.
  • The ability to plan, organise and prioritise records and own workload.
  • The ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils needs.
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children.
  • A commitment to excellence for all pupils

We offer you:

  • An opportunity to play a major role in the development of a fabulous school.
  • A dedicated, supportive, and friendly staff.
  • Excellent relationships with Local Schools and the LA.
  • Happy children who enjoy coming to school, and parents who strongly support our nurturing ethos.
  • A supportive Governing Body.

Due to Covid 19 we may not be able to invite candidates to visit school, subject to National or local lockdown levels.   Should you wish to come and pay us a visit, or discuss the post in further detail, please call the school to speak with the head teacher, Maureen Brettell.

A full job description and person specification along with application forms should be downloaded.

Completed applications should be emailed to schooloffice@woolstonbrook.warrington.sch.uk or can be returned to the school in hard copy

We will not consider applications in the form of CVs.

Ref: Schools

Salary MPR/UPR + SEN + TLR2a

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 25th June 2021

Shortlisting:  Tuesday 29th June 2021.  Those not successful at shortlisting stage will not be notified.

Interviews: week commencing Monday 6th July 2021.  It is possible that the interview may be held over a virtual platform.

Woolston Brook School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure application through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Downloads

Equal Opportunities Form
Teacher Application Form
English Subject Lead Job Description
English Subject Lead Job Advertisement