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School Name Willowbank School
School Address Winwick Road, Newton Le Willows WA12 8DE Tel: 01744 678745
Job Title Teacher - Maternity Cover - Temporary
Job reference TeaWBMat
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade MPR + SEN Allowance
Pay From: 30000 + 2539 SEN Allowance To: 41333 + 2539 SEN Allowance
Hours Full Time
Closing date 13 June 2024
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Job Description
Would you relish the opportunity to teach in a highly inclusive and innovative establishment? We believe Willow Bank School is a centre of best practice for personal development, pastoral care and teaching and learning. We require a dynamic, committed and hardworking teacher to join us in our new multi-million pound school building who is passionate about pupil engagement and progression. Willow Bank School is an SEMH provision for pupils aged 7 – 16.

We are seeking a teacher who will be required to teach Mathematics at key stage 3, with experience of teaching science, ICT skills or computing at key stage 2 or 3 desirable. The ability to plan and deliver engaging sessions for mixed ability classes of approximately 7 pupils is essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure that pupils’ special educational needs are being addressed in line with the pupil’s individual ECHP whilst having due regard for the School's philosophy and policies.
This exciting post requires a conscientious and energetic team player. You can be part of a team which believes that every day is a fresh opportunity to succeed. Working with smaller class sizes, you will get to know each pupil well, have the capacity to fully personalise learning, and be encouraged to practice creativity in your pedagogical approaches to nurture our pupils’ natural curiosity.

If you are a passionate and outstanding teacher, are flexible, imaginative and enthusiastic, we would love to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to shape the lives of young people in St Helens.
In April 2022, Ofsted judged Willow Bank School as “Good”.

To apply for this role, please go to the job vacancies section of St Helens Council website ( and complete the online application form.

We encourage applicants to include a covering letter which outlines how you meet the requirements detailed in the person specification.

Please email supporting cover letters, addressed to the Headteacher, to
Willow Bank School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Section Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

Closing date: 8am Thursday 13th June 2024
Shortlisting: Friday 14th June 2024
Interviews: Tuesday 18th June 2024
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Person Specification.pdf
Teacher - Job Description.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.