Director of Learning for Science, Manchester

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St Matthew's RC High SchoolManchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L11-L15 (£50,476 - £55,600)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Learning for Science

Salary: L11-L15 (£50,476 - £55,600)

Start: September 2018

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

The governors of St Matthew’s RC High School are seeking to appoint a dynamic, diligent and enthusiastic individual who is relentless in the pursuit of pupil progress throughout KS3 and KS4, and in securing strong outcomes at GCSE. The successful candidate will have the leadership skills needed to bring the best out in their staff, providing motivation, challenge and support as needed. The successful applicant will lead and manage an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers, in recently upgraded science facilities. They will facilitate the on-going development of teaching and learning in Science, which will promote the highest possible standards of achievement. As a Director of Learning, on the leadership pay scale, the successful candidate will contribute on a wider scale to improving all outcomes across the school.

Working in partnership with St Patrick’s National Teaching School, we are excited about the journey we have embarked on with them, and are committed to working proactively and dynamically, in order to develop and embed effective and sustainable strategies and policies designed to secure excellent outcomes for all of our young people. 

Visit our website ( for more information, and follow us on twitter @smrchs. If you have any questions about the role, please direct these to Mrs Anna Espley, PA to the Headteacher in the first instance, through or by calling us on 0161 681 6178.

St Matthew’s RC High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs Espley, PA to Headteacher, at  by the closing date of Midday on Wednesday 21st  March 2018.

Interviews will take place w/c 26th March 2018.

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More about St Matthew's RC High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Nuthurst Road, Moston, Manchester, Lancashire, M40 0EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6816178
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