Science Teacher, Heywood, Rochdale

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Holy Family RC & CE CollegeHeywood, Rochdale
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Start date: 1st January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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, Heywood. OL10 2AA

Teacher of Science 

Main Scale 

To Start 1st January 2018

Are you, or do you have the potential to be, an exceptional teacher 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 Teacher who is passionate about education and who has a flair for working with young people. 

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 March 2017, and “Outstanding” by both Salford and Manchester Diocese in 2015.

The College is committed to becoming Outstanding in all areas, and the new Head teacher who took up post in September 2016 is rapidly driving improvement across the school.

The College is committed to becoming Outstanding in all areas, and the new Head teacher who took up post in September 2016 is rapidly driving improvement across the school. This post would be suitable for those teachers new to the profession, or 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 practitioner 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 team.

•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: Friday 29th September 2017 (12 noon)

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More about Holy Family RC & CE College
Address: Pot Hall, Wilton Grove, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 2AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 360607