Assistant Headteacher, Rochdale

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Holy Family RC & CE CollegeRochdale

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L10 to L14 (£49 937 to £55 064)
Contract term: Permanent

Rochdale MBC, Diocese of Salford and Diocese of Manchester 

Holy Family Roman Catholic and Church of England College

Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

Wilton Grove


OL10 2AA

Assistant Headteacher 

Leadership Scale L10 to L14 (£49 937 to £55 064)

To start 1st September 2019

Are you, or do you have the potential to be, an exceptional Assistant Headteacher, looking to play a key role in one of the strongest performing schools in the Rochdale Borough?

Holy Family RC & CE College is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Assistant Headteacher who is passionate about education and who has a flair for working with young people, who will drive the school on to its next stage of development as a high performing education centre of excellence. 

Holy Family RC and CE College is a Dual Faith Christian 11-16 school located in Heywood, Rochdale. The College was judged as “Good” by OFSTED in 2017, and “Outstanding” by both Salford and Manchester Diocese in 2015.

The College is committed to becoming Outstanding in all areas, and the new Acting Head teacher, who took up post in January 2019, is rapidly driving improvement across the school. This post would be suitable for more experience teachers who would welcome the chance to become part of our exciting journey.


•Keen, committed students who are positive and active learners in a College that has a strong, Christian Ethos.

•Excellent professional development and guidance – we welcome applications from NQT’s and all those who believe they have the skills to become an exceptional teacher.

•A very successful and over-subscribed school which is growing

•Excellent facilities in new and refurbished buildings, supported by the latest resources to support learning;

•Supportive and focused Senior Leaders with a passion to develop talented staff into the Middle and Senior Leaders of tomorrow.

•The chance to be part of a school that has a “can and will do” attitude, and the chance to be part of an exceptional department.


•An exceptional teacher with strong subject knowledge and experience of raising achievement across the age and ability range; 

•Highly motivated and a belief that we can change the life chances of young people for the better; 

•A well-qualified, industrious and talented team player who believes in lifelong learning and can help students to develop the skills and attitudes they will need for their futures; 

•The talent, interpersonal skills and range of teaching skills necessary to contribute to the overall success of the staff and team, with a smile;

•A “can do” attitude that permeates your approach to the job, and a commitment to being the best you can be.

•To support the Christian ethos of our school.

Holy Family College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The school operates a Safer Recruitment policy.  The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: Monday 20th May 2019 – 9.00am

Interviews to take place on: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

More about Holy Family RC & CE College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Pot Hall, Wilton Grove, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 2AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1706 360607
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