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Classroom Teacher (Primary) MPS

Kentmere Academy and NurseryRochdale

Required for September 2021

Watergrove Trust is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust, situated in the West Pennine area, where community and faith schools work in partnership to serve our diverse local area.  The schools share the same drive and determination to promote the best possible academic standards, whilst developing children of unique character, preparing them well for their lives ahead.       

After expanding in September 2017, the Trust has five member schools:

• Wardle Academy and Matthew Moss High School (Secondary)

• Kentmere Academy, St. James’ CofE Primary School, and St. Andrew’s CofE Primary School (Primary)

In February 2018 Kentmere Academy were judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Watergrove Trust are looking to appoint an inspirational, motivated and enthusiastic Classroom Teacher at Kentmere Academy.  This is an excellent opportunity for NQTs or experienced teachers to work together with our team of staff in this happy, caring, forward-thinking school.

For more information about Kentmere Academy click here 

For more information about the Watergrove Trust click here 


You will be: 

An excellent teacher 

Passionate about teaching and learning in order to drive further improvement across the school 

Somebody who thrives on responsibility and hard work, and wants to develop themselves in the role

Able to use your own initiative 

Willing to go the ‘extra mile’ for our children


We will offer you:

A friendly and welcoming school community 

Wonderful children who enjoy learning 

Hardworking, dedicated and enthusiastic staff 

An excellent programme for continuing professional development 

A larger than average primary school which enables collaborative planning and the opportunity to work within supportive teams 


Benefits we can offer:

Free flu Injections

Cycle scheme

Support for professional qualifications

Kentmere is located just outside the town centre with good access from the M62 motorway. We are a friendly and caring school community with a 1.5 form entry.

At Watergrove Trust 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.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Sue Finerty, Resources & Safeguarding Manager on 01706 647533. 

To apply, please download the supporting documentation and application form. Completed application forms should be returned to: whiteleya@watergrovetrust.co.uk by the closing date and time: Tuesday 26th January 2021, at 10am.  

Interviews and lesson observations will take place on Wednesday 3rd February 2021.  

Watergrove Trust 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 pre-employment clearances including enhanced Disclosure & Barring and Childcare Disqualification Check.

Thank you in advance for your application. Please note we will only contact shortlisted candidates. If you haven’t heard from us by the interview date please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Statement for Voluntary Aided/Foundation/Academies/External schools & colleges: 

Applicants are informed that if appointed to this post their contract of employment will be with the school governing board who is the employer, and not Rochdale Council.


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