Teacher of Health & Social Care & Childcare, Bolton

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Bolton St Catherine’s AcademyBolton

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Qualified teacher pay scales £22,917 - £38,633
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required! - A teacher who is passionate about helping every child succeed and improve their life chances and who demonstrates outstanding potential, to teach both Health & Social Care and Childcare across KS4 & KS5

We are a 3-19 all age fully inclusive Academy on an exciting journey to become an outstanding organisation and are delighted to be able to offer state-of-the-art facilities in a new £36 million building providing staff with the opportunity to teach in a cutting edge and vibrant environment.It is an exciting time to be joining us as, alongside our new headteacher, we work hard to improve and bring in line our KS4 outcomes with those in our primary and 6th form phases which are already considered to be good. 

It is an exciting time to be joining us as, alongside our new headteacher, we work hard to improve and bring in line our KS4 outcomes with those in our primary and 6th form phases which are already considered to be good. We have recently joined the newly formed Bishop Fraser Trust alongside two outstanding schools - St James’s C of E High School and Canon Slade School, with whom we were already working collaboratively, accessing training opportunities through the Teaching School at St James’s, sharing good practice and building on the much needed improvement work and progress that has been taking place this year.

The schools of The Bishop Fraser Trust aim to offer:

  • A high quality, inclusive and distinctive education
  • A caring and nurturing environment based on our Christian values, recognising the uniqueness of each child.


We are looking for a qualified or soon to be qualified teacher who:

  • is an acknowledged good to outstanding practitioner or demonstrates the potential to be so, having a clear understanding of the characteristics of high quality teaching and is able and willing to teach across the whole age range
  • can quickly build rapport and effective professional relationships with both our young people and colleagues
  • can motivate students to work hard and try their best through passing on to them their infectious enthusiasm and passion and making both Health & Social Care and Childcare must do subjects!!
  • works hard to ensure all students make at least expected progress irrespective of their starting point and individual needs
  • actively shares good practice and seeks to explore ways to improve their own and others’ teaching
  • understands that behaviour management starts with the quality of teaching in the classroom
  • demonstrates personal resilience and role models those personal qualities we wish to instil in our young people


In return we can offer:

  • fantastic facilities
  • a supportive and encouraging staff team
  • a laptop to use whilst in employment
  • a rigorous and motivational programme of continuous professional development 
  • opportunities to work with KS1 & KS2 pupils
  • a paid premium to a Healthcare Cash Plan to claim back contributions towards dental, optical  and other medical costs
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to a Cycle to Work Scheme
  • A lunch allowance for those colleagues volunteering to assist in lunchtime duties or activities


For more information visit our website www.boltonstcatherinesacademy.org.uk or contact Sara Rushton, the Head of School of Community, Sport & Health & Social Care sjrushton@boltonstcatherinesacademy.org.uk.

To apply please complete the TES online application form or, in the event of difficulty, download an application form from our website and email to hr@boltonstcatherinesacademy.org.uk, ensuring in your letter of application that you show how you meet items on the person specification and explaining why you are applying for this post and why our school. Please pre-empt any obvious questions your application may pose by addressing these in your application. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to child protection screening including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and also past employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview.

Closing date: 9am Monday 18th June. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Stitch-Mi-Lane, Harwood, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL2 4HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1204 332533
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