AC Humanities, Rochdale

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Oulder Hill Community School and Language CollegeRochdale

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Start date: January or Easter 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR + TLR2A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Oulder Hill Community School and Language College is a very successful school and the largest in Rochdale. The school serves a large area in the west of the borough. A multi-million pound PFI refurbishment has provided state-of-the-art facilities for students, staff and the community.  All at the school are committed to achieving the highest academic and social standards for students and to the well-being and continuous professional development of all staff.  It is an exciting time to join our journey as we seek to make further improvements to our provision for the benefit of our young people and the community we serve. .  The school achieved an A8 score of 46.7 compared to 46.5 predicted nationally in 2018 giving a P8 score of 0.05.  We have made great strides forward this year in English and Maths and our EBACC progress remains strong with a progress score of 0.19.  Our key groups of disadvantaged students and SEND K students are also making increasingly good progress.  This is something we are very proud of. 

The Governors are seeking to appoint a full-time, enthusiastic, well-qualified AC Humanities with responsibility for RS at an exciting time in the school’s development. The post is particularly suitable for an ambitious professional who is keen to undertake leadership and management responsibilities within the Faculty and to help move the Faculty on at this important time. We are looking for a dynamic teacher who uses current pedagogical thinking and research to develop both their own teaching and their leadership skills. The successful candidate would be joining a strong, hard-working team which is committed to achieving excellence and in which a creative approach to teaching and learning in Humanities is strongly encouraged.

The person appointed will have:

• A passion for pupil progress 

• High standards and expectations

• Highly developed interpersonal skills 

• A commitment to team work 

• A positive outlook  

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 subject to a criminal record and background check.   

Application form and further details are available to download from TES and the school website and should be returned to Mrs J Leak (HR Manager) at    

Closing Date:  9am on Wednesday 14th November 2018

Interviews To Be Held:  W/c 19th November 2018

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More about Oulder Hill Community School and Language College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 5EF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 645522
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Located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Oulder Hill Community School is a co-educational secondary school. With around 1200 pupils aged 11-16, Oulder Hill is noticeably larger than the average school of its type, and covers a large and diverse catch...