Science Teacher, Tameside

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St Damian's RC Science CollegeTameside

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS1 - £22,917 to MPS6 – 33,824
Contract term: Permanent

Lees Road
Ashton Under Lyne
Lancashire, OL6 8BH
Tel:  0161 330 5974       
Fax: 0161 331 4744
Mr S Logue, BA (Hons), M.Ed., NPQH  Headteacher

St Damian’s is a heavily oversubscribed Roman Catholic Science College which is committed to the professional development of staff and promoting the welfare of children.  We are seeking a well qualified, enthusiastic and innovative teacher of Science.  This post would also be suitable for an NQT or a teacher already on the MPS.

You will be committed to enthusing children of all abilities, be passionate about teaching and learning and will be supportive of the College’s Catholic ethos. It is a very exciting time to be joining the St Damian’s community.   In November 2017 we were judged to be Outstanding in all categories and our August 2017 results were the best in our history.  Figures show that St Damian’s was the top school in Tameside in many measures including % of pupils achieving 4+ in English and Maths and % of pupils achieving 5+ in English and Maths.  Our Science value added was significantly above average and we were 11th in the country in terms of Science progress and furthermore, our standard Ebacc was 61% with a strong Ebacc figure of 49%. 

St Damian’s is situated on the Tameside and Oldham border and is widely recognised for the quality of care it provides for all pupils and the professional opportunities afforded to all colleagues.  The College is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

CES application forms can be downloaded from and further details are available from our website  Completed Applications should be returned to the school F.A.O Mr S Logue, Headteacher.

To view this vacancy please visit:

Ref No: ADV971

Closing Date for Applications: 12 noon, Friday 2nd March 2018
Interviews will take place w/c 5th March 2018

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More about St Damian's RC Science College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Lees Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 8BH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 330 5974
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