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“Inspire young people and use your skills to give something back”

Hulme Hall Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Hulme Hall Grammar School is an 11-16 co-educational Independent School in Stockport. It was established in 1928 and has 300 pupils on roll.

The School prides itself on being a caring, supportive environment where every pupil is treated as an individual. Small class sizes in combination with very good teaching lead to consistently good examination results.

Current Vacancies

Teacher of Science (Biology)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of Science to join our school from September 2018. The post would equally suit an NQT or an experienced practitioner.

The successful candidate will:

  • be QTS qualified by the start date
  • be able to teach Science at Key Stages 3 and teach GCSE Biology at Key Stage 4
  • be able to plan and prepare lessons according to departmental and whole school policies
  • be able to motivate and inspire students
  • have a belief in the ability of all students to achieve and succeed.

Line of Responsibility:

The Teacher is responsible to the Head of Science.

Operational responsibilities:

  • Provide pupils with a role model for standards of interpersonal and professional conduct.
  • Ensure that the quality of teaching, learning and behaviour in lessons and tutor time is of the highest possible standard.
  • Assess and report on pupil progress and give clear, constructive feedback which will assist each pupil to raise their achievement and reach their goals.
  • Contribute to the raising of achievement in the subject and year teams, this will also include contributing to the Department Development Plan and development of schemes of work.
  • Implement all aspects of the school’s policies.
  • Contribute to the school’s process of self-evaluation.
  • Take responsibility for her/his own professional development, using the outcomes to improve teaching and learning.
  • Contribute to pupils’ wider development in the school.
  • Carry out any other duties which may reasonably be required by the Senior Leadership team.

Person Specification

The following list shows the essential and desirable characteristics we are looking for when considering.

Essential

  • Good honours degree in a relevant subject area
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Evidence of good / outstanding classroom practice
  • Strong subject knowledge
  • Familiar with current developments in subject area
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Evidence of good relationships with children and young people
  • Ability to contribute to the wider community life of the school
  • Evidence of a team approach to the teaching of your specialist subject including the development of teaching resources

Desirable

  • Evidence of recent and relevant professional development

Temporary Teacher of Physical Education

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of Physical Education to join our school from September 2018. The post would equally suit an NQT or an experienced practitioner.

The successful candidate will:

  • be QTS qualified by the start date
  • be able to teach Physical Education at Key Stages 2 & 3 and teach core and AQA GCSE Physical Education at Key Stage 4
  • be able to plan and prepare lessons according to departmental and whole school policies
  • be able to motivate and inspire students
  • be able to contribute to the lunchtime and after school extra curricular programme
  • have a belief in the ability of all students to achieve and succeed

Line of Responsibility:

The Teacher is responsible to the Head of Physical Education.

Operational responsibilities:

  • Provide pupils with a role model for standards of interpersonal and professional conduct
  • Ensure that the quality of teaching, learning and behaviour in lessons and tutor time is of the highest possible standard
  • Assess and report on pupil progress and give clear, constructive feedback which will assist each pupil to raise their achievement and reach their goals
  • Contribute to the raising of achievement in the subject and year teams, this will also include contributing to the Department Development Plan and development of schemes of work
  • Implement all aspects of the school’s policies
  • Contribute to the school’s process of self-evaluation
  • Take responsibility for her/his own professional development, using the outcomes to improve teaching and learning
  • Contribute to pupils’ wider development in the school
  • Carry out any other duties which may reasonably be required by the Senior Leadership team

Person Specification

The following list shows the essential and desirable characteristics we are looking for when considering

Essential

  • Good honours degree in a relevant subject area
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Evidence of good / outstanding classroom practice
  • Strong subject knowledge
  • Familiar with current developments in subject area
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Evidence of good relationships with children and young people
  • Ability to contribute to the wider community life of the school
  • Evidence of a team approach to the teaching of your specialist subject including the development of teaching resources

Desirable

  • Evidence of recent and relevant professional development

Head of the Junior Learning Centre

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Head of JLC to join our school from September 2018.

The Successful Candidate Will:

  • be an excellent teacher
  • be able to plan and prepare lessons according to departmental and whole school policies
  • be able to motivate and inspire students
  • have a belief in the ability of all students to achieve and succeed
  • have a clear ability to enjoy the company of children and relate well to them
  • have proven leadership and management skills
  • understand current issues around recent legislative changes and funding
  • have a commitment to provide the best support, education and progress for all
  • have a broad experience in special educational needs
  • work in partnership with parents/carers, Governors, agencies, the local community, local authorities and other Schools
  • have highly developed inter-personal skills
  • Core Purpose of the Head of Junior Learning Centre

    To provide professional leadership and management for the Centre, with the drive and vision to achieve high standards in all areas.

    The Head of the Junior Learning Centre Will:

    • have a full teaching timetable
    • promote excellence, equality and high expectation for all pupils
    • provide vision, leadership and direction
    • deploy resources to achieve the Centre’s aims
    • carry out day-to-day management, organisation and administration
    • secure the involvement and support of parents, carers, the local authority and the community
    • create a safe and productive learning environment which is engaging and fulfilling for all
    • have a good understanding of SEND
    • Line of Responsibility:

      The Teacher is responsible to the Head Teacher

      Operational Responsibilities:

      • Provide pupils with a role model for standards of interpersonal and professional conduct.
      • Ensure that the quality of teaching, learning and behaviour is of the highest possible standard.
      • Assess and report on pupil progress and give clear, constructive feedback which will assist each pupil to raise their achievement and reach their goals.
      • Implement all aspects of the school’s policies.
      • Contribute to the school’s process of self-evaluation.
      • Take responsibility for her/his own professional development, using the outcomes to improve teaching and learning.
      • Contribute to pupils’ wider development in the school.
      • Carry out any other duties which may reasonably be required by the Senior Leadership team.
      • Person Specification

        The following list shows the essential and desirable characteristics we are looking for when considering the applicant:

        Characteristic

        Essential

        • Good honours degree in a relevant subject area
        • Qualified Teacher Status
        • Evidence of good/outstanding classroom practice
        • Strong subject knowledge
        • Familiar with current developments in subject area
        • Evidence of recent and relevant professional development
        • Evidence of good relationships with children and young people
        • Ability to contribute to the wider community life of the school
        • Evidence of a team approach to the teaching of your specialist subject including the development of teaching resources
        • Desirable

          • Strong organisation and time management skills

Site Manager/Caretaker

The Role

Site Managers/Caretakers play a vital role in the maintenance and security of school buildings. Responsibilities include frontline caretaking, cleaning and security. Living in close proximity to the school would be an advantage as there is a requirement to attend emergency call outs e.g. alarm activations.

Hours of employment 6am – 2pm with occasional after school events.

General Duties

  • Opening and security of the premises.
  • Prioritising maintenance at the property.
  • The ability to carry out basic repairs.
  • Liaising with external contactors
  • Managing access to the premises.
  • Cleaning and supervising cleaners.
  • Assisting with keeping the site and gardens tidy.
  • Championing health and safety around the school.
  • Managing site staff.

Skills and Experience

  • You need to be reliable and flexible.
  • Have basic DIY skills.
  • Work as part of a small team.
  • Be fit to lift and carry.

Hulme Hall Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Teaching Assistant

Term Time only

Hours: 8.30am to 3.30pm (with a 20 minute lunch break)

Start date: ASAP

To apply:

Application forms are available to download below and completed application forms should be emailed to: r.gately@hhgsvle.org

We are seeking to appoint a committed teaching assistant who would be able to work alongside children with additional needs in our mainstream classes. This would be initially in key stage 3 and 4. Knowledge of a range of speech and language interventions would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will:

  1. be fully committed to supporting children
  2. be able to use effective strategies to promote positive attitudes to learning
  3. be highly motivated with a very positive attitude and enjoy a challenge
  4. have the ability to inspire children and provide high quality learning experiences
  5. have very high expectations of children’s attainment and behaviour
  6. behave in a professional manner within a team environment
  7. have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work positively with children and parents
  8. have a sound knowledge of Mathematics and English including grammar, spelling and punctuation.

We can offer you:

  1. enthusiastic and well-behaved children who are keen to learn
  2. a popular and happy school with caring and involved parents
  3. a dedicated, supportive and enthusiastic team of staff and governors
  4. a commitment to high quality professional development
  5. a superb learning environment with excellent resources to facilitate learning

Temporary Nursery Practitioner

We are looking for a Temporary Nursery Practitioner to work in our Pre-School during the Summer Term. For more information, email Mrs Khinda at h.khinda@hhgsvle.org or call 0161 485 3524.

Application Process

Please complete the Hulme Hall Grammar School application form, and return it with a covering letter supporting your application. Your letter should take account of the person specification, and should:

  • Explain why you are applying for the post
  • Outline the relevant experiences you believe have prepared you for this post
  • Describe the skills and attributes you will bring to the school

The School’s application form must be completed in full. CVs on their own are not accepted.

Completed applications should be addressed to:
Miss R. Allen, Headteacher
Hulme Hall Grammar School,
Beech Avenue,
Stockport,
SK3 8HA

Applications by e-mail are encouraged; please send for the attention of Miss Allen at secretary@hulmehallschool.org

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the application deadline. If you have not heard from us by this date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

References

Please note that it is our normal practice to take up references at the point of shortlisting for interview. We will also contact current and previous employers as part of the process of preappointment checks. If you are shortlisted, any discrepancies or anomalies in the information provided, or issues arising from references will be taken up at interview. Your referees must include your most recent employer; references from friends or relatives are not acceptable.

Safeguarding

Hulme Hall Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check with the Criminal Records Bureau.