Teacher of Girls' Physical Education, Rochdale

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Wardle AcademyRochdale
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Start date: 1 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS 1-6 £22,917 - £33,161
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Our ref:      W18015    

We seek a suitably qualified, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Girls’ Physical Education to join our team from January 2019.  

Wardle Academy is part of the Wardle Trust and is located in a semi-rural setting serving the Pennine communities of Wardle, Dearnley, Littleborough and Smithy Bridge. The school is situated close to the M62, with quick and easy access to both Leeds and Manchester. We aim to provide an excellent all-round education within a safe environment of modern facilities and resources. Our dedicated team of high quality teaching and associate staff raise the attainment and aspirations of our young people above and beyond national attainment.

Wardle Academy take great pride in their sporting success across the borough and the county. We are very successful in all sports including football, netball, swimming, cross country, athletics, handball, rowing, rounders, trampolining and boccia. We are borough champions within numerous sports - across several of our year groups.  In addition, a number of our teams represent Rochdale at county level and many of our pupils represent Greater Manchester in their chosen sports.

We are looking for someone who is:

A consistently good/outstanding practitioner, you will maximise the potential of our students by raising their aspirations as well as their attainment across this subject area. The ability to teach GCSE PE and/or  NCFE Level  1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will have the ability to plan effective lessons, using student data to inform planning and progression. You will also have high expectations of students, based on a sound knowledge of their prior and potential attainment.

Wardle Academy was inspected by Ofsted in December 2017 and judged to be good in all aspects. We are determined to carry on improving until we are the very best we can be.

What we can offer you:

  • Access to our newly refurbished swimming pool and fitness suite
  • The opportunity to work with highly committed and enthusiastic staff
  • Free flu Injections
  • Cycle scheme
  • Support for professional qualifications

We work closely with external groups such as the Rochdale Education and Learning (REAL) Trust, the Manchester Nexus and Pioneers Trust SCITTs to support and meet the training needs of all colleagues.

At Wardle Academy we believe that every child has great potential and we want to work together, as a team, to ensure that every child has the opportunity to fulfil that potential. If you share this belief and would like to play a key role in enhancing the lives of our students, then we want to hear from you.

This position is suitable for NQTs who would benefit from our excellent induction program.

To apply for the post, please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to hr@wardletrust.co.uk

The closing date for all applications is 10 am on 16th October 2018

The provisional date for Interviews is Monday 29th October 2018 

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. Appointment to this post is therefore subject to pre-employment checks including enhanced Disclose and Barring and background checks.

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More about Wardle Academy
Address: Birch Road, Wardle, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 9RD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 373911