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Teacher of English -Part Time

Holy Family RC & CE CollegeRochdale

Rochdale BC, 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

Teacher of English

Main Scale M1 to Upper Pay Scale UPS3 (£25, 714 to £41,604) 

1x part time Teacher 0.2 FTE to start 1st January 2022 or as soon as possible.

Are you, or do you have the potential to be, an exceptional Teacher of English, 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 of English who is passionate about education and who has a flair for working with young people, who will drive the English department on to its next stage of development as a high performing faculty. 

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 Head teacher, who took up post in September 2019, is rapidly driving improvement across the school. This post would be suitable for 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


• A 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. 

The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.

Applicants are advised that by applying for this position they are declaring that they are not subject to any immigration controls or restrictions that prohibit them undertaking work in the UK, and that they are able to provide proof of their Right to Work in the UK if they are invited to attend an interview.

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.

To apply for this position please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to

Closing date:       Monday 6th December 2021 at 9.00am

Shortlisting date: Monday 6th December 2021 

Interview date:        Wednesday 8th December 2021

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