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Lead Teacher of Science

Blessed John Henry Newman RC CollegeOldham

Lead Teacher of Science ¦ Permanent, full time ¦ MPS/UPS + TLR 2B ¦ Required to start Easter 2021

Pension Scheme (TPS) + Employee Health Assistance Programme + Staff Wellbeing team 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspiring individual to the role of Lead Teacher of Science. The successful candidate should be well qualified, with the vision and energy to engage and empower young people and colleagues alike. “Enthusiastic and creative, the Science department at Newman demonstrate the epitome of teamwork and collaboration. They support each other and are always willing to help one another. Each member strives to improve their practice shown in department CPD. The dedication and professionalism they demonstrate really model Newman college’s core values”. Quote from a student teacher working with us Dec 2020. 


We are looking for applicants who have:

  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Aspirations to progress in their professional careers
  • The enthusiasm to engage and support students 
  • A passion for Science and an ability to ignite curiosity in students  


What we can offer you:

• Experience of teaching in an Ofsted graded GOOD school (Jan 2020) 

• State of the art facilities, reprographics room and coloured printers in every hub, fully fitted IT equipment in every classroom and in-house IT team support

• An outstanding opportunity for professional development and career progression

• A dedicated staff wellbeing coordinator and college funded Employee Assistance Programme


Newman RC College information

Newman RC College is an inclusive 11-16 voluntary aided school located in Oldham, ten minutes from Manchester city centre and the breath-taking Pennines. The school is situated in a new building with state-of-the-art facilities and enjoys excellent transport links. We are oversubscribed, judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2020 and subsequently awarded Greater Manchester School of the Year by Manchester Evening News. We are blessed to represent a ‘close-knit’, diverse and talented Catholic community that sees relationships with students and their families as integral to the success of every individual, as well as the belief that there are no limits to a child’s potential, irrespective of background. 

• Visit our college website https://www.newmanrc.oldham.sch.uk/ 

• Check us out on Twitter @NewmanRCCollege and visit our Staff Wellbeing Twitter @NrCStaff or for more information about the Science Department visit @NewmanScientist 

It is essential that you support the college vision of “Dignity and Excellence” by upholding the college's Catholic ethos and the fundamental belief that students must achieve their full learning potential.

Blessed John Henry Newman RC College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment.  An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

Closing Date:  12 noon 26/01/2021

Interviews: w/c 01/02/2021

Please email completed applications to the following email address. 

Hayley Cassell ¦ Senior HR Administrator ¦ Blessed John Henry Newman RC College ¦ Tel: 0161 785 8858 ext.3201 ¦ Email:  h.cassell@newmanrc.oldham.sch.uk


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