Cheshire, Warrington, Wirral

  • drama
  • English
  • Secondary
  • Teacher



Full-time, fixed term contract for 1 year

with a view to permanent appointment

To start 1st September 2021 until 31st August 2022

South Wirral High School is a co-educational foundation secondary school and sixth form located in Eastham, Merseyside, England. The school prides itself on its community ties, working closely with nearby primary schools to help with students’ transition to high school. This commitment is shown in our motto “Raising Achievement in Partnership with Families and the Community”. This declares a vision for our school where each student’s progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience, aiming for success in examinations and other aspects of school life. This includes sports, the arts and as contributors to our community. Extra-curricular activities are an integral part of school life, as we help students to build skills in the 5 ‘LORIC’ principles – Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Character.

The person appointed will join a team with an unswerving commitment to ensure that every student achieves their goals, whatever their circumstances. South Wirral High School is a rapidly improving school with a growing student population – with around 1,000 students on roll across KS3-5, and oversubscribed for the upcoming school year. This post arises because of, and to support, this growth.

The person appointed will teach across age and ability range at all Key Stage.

The Assessment Process will be:

student voice (25%)

lesson observation (25%)

interview (50%)

Closing date:     Friday 26th March 2021 at 12 noon                Interview date:   Thursday 15th April 2021

We are sorry that it will not be possible to contact unsuccessful candidates.  Anyone who has not heard of the progress of their application by 13th April  must assume it has been unsuccessful.

Completed application forms and letter of application with CV and the names of two referees addressed to Headteacher:  recruitment@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk

Please see the school’s website www.southwirral.wirral.sch.uk for further details and an application form.

The post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of gender, race or disability

Our Safeguarding Policy can be found on our school’s website: