Subject Leader of Social Sciences, Rochdale

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Rochdale Sixth Form CollegeRochdale

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,396 - £38,748, plus responsibility allowance of between RA13 - RA16 (£7,859 to £9,649)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an opportunity for an outstanding, committed and ambitious Subject Leader of Social Sciences, who is ready for leadership development within the high performing Rochdale Sixth Form College. 

To succeed you will be a well-qualified, driven and outstanding practitioner with a first-class track record.  You will have the ability to step up to middle leadership and to challenge individuals within your team whilst supporting them to achieve outstanding results.  

Above all, you must like all young people and aspire to make them outstanding citizens, with real self-belief.  RSFC is no place for cynics and we wish to appoint an individual who wants to make a huge difference to the lives of our students.  

RSFC is an ambitious and innovative organisation and you will be joining the College at a very exciting time.  We are seeking only the best candidates to join who wish to make their mark in a Sixth Form College with an excellent reputation.  As the College moves to the next phase of its development, there are always opportunities for career progression for resilient and committed colleagues. 

Please see attached for further details and an application form or contact Kate Cullen (PA to the Principal) for an application pack: or telephone 01706 769800.

Applications should be returned to arrive no later than 12 noon on Friday 22nd February 2019. Interviews are to be confirmed.

Attend our recruitment event to meet the senior leadership team and find out more about our outstanding college:  

The post will be paid on the Sixth Form Colleges Association Teachers Pay Spine, points 1-9; £23,396 - £38,748, plus responsibility allowance of between RA13 - RA16 (£7,859 to £9,649). Appointments will be made on the new Sixth Form Colleges’ Association pay spine.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject an enhanced DBS and background check.

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More about Rochdale Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: College Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 6HY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 769 800
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The College opened in September 2010 as the newest sixth form college in the UK and the first to be built since 2004. With world class facilities, the £26 million College is purpose built and currently accommodates circa. 1650 students