Teacher of Science, Prestwich, Manchester (Bury Local Authority)

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Prestwich Arts CollegePrestwich, Manchester (Bury Local Authority)

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Start date: 1st September 2019 or earlier if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pay Spine
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Prestwich Arts College is a mainstream, co-educational, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school, for children aged 11-16.  We are situated in Prestwich, Manchester, near to the Metrolink and the M60 motorway system and we have 860 pupils on our roll.  We are a school which is determined to move forward, we have a clear direction, with strong leadership and we are 100% committed to making us the best school for pupils, parents and staff.  Our vision is ‘realising greatness’; as we want every individual in our care to have the opportunity to realise their own greatness.  We promote a culture of high expectations, within a supportive environment, based upon our core values of pride, respect, equality, success, team work, work ethic, initiative, community and harmony (PRESTWICH).  These core values are central to the school; they form the basis of how we work together as a family and how pupils are rewarded for the fantastic things they do.  We really would encourage you to have a look at our website for more information.

Prestwich Arts College wishes to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and inspirational Teacher of Science, who has vision and commitment.  We are seeking a teacher, who will provide excellent teaching and learning across the full age (KS3 and KS4) and ability range.  Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and those seeking their first appointment.  The Science faculty are a team of hard working and dedicated staff, with a mixture of expertise and specialisms.  They have celebrated excellent results in Triple Science and have an improving trajectory for Science overall.  The faculty are currently re-modelling the Science curriculum provision across KS3 and KS4, to suit the needs of our pupils.  The aim is to provide a high quality curriculum, which ensures that curiosity is nurtured and real-life contexts are embedded across Biology, Chemistry and Physics.  This is an exciting new phase for the Science department and we seek applications from individuals who share this commitment, to provide the best learning environment for our pupils and improve Science for all.  We are also currently in the process of building two Science labs and a work room / preparation area, so we will have state of the art facilities too. 

You will be joining a committed team of staff, who work with enthusiastic and positive students, who are keen to learn.  Prestwich Arts College has achieved Investors in People (Gold) status, demonstrating our commitment to Continuing Professional Development.  So, joining our team would be an opportunity to develop your teaching career, through our extensive CPD programme, whatever your level of experience. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and staff must share this commitment.  Appointment to this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please complete the application form, paying particular attention to the job description and person specification.  The short listing will take into account how you have demonstrated that your abilities match the skills and experience detailed in those documents.

If you have any queries, please contact us on 0161 773 2052 or email office@prestwich.bury.sch.uk

The closing date is noon on Wednesday, 20th March 2019 and interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday, 27th March 2019.  The appointed candidate is required to start from the 1st September or earlier if possible.

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More about Prestwich Arts College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, Lancashire, M25 1JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 7732052
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