Teacher of English, Rochdale

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Wardle AcademyRochdale
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS 1-6 (£22,917-£33,161)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wardle Academy seeks to appoint a permanent teacher of English to join our team of dedicated and talented staff.  

The successful candidate will have the ability to plan effective lessons, using student data to inform planning and progression.  You will also have high expectations of students, based on a sound knowledge of their prior and potential attainment.  

Whilst ensuring effective whole class, group or individual learning opportunities are available to students’ which engage and challenge all ability levels, you will set high standards of expectations of students’ behaviour through good classroom discipline, reinforcing literacy skills and encouraging a love of reading.  

Wardle Academy was inspected by Ofsted in December 2017 and judged to be good in all aspects. We are determined to carry on improving until we are the very best we can be. An essential part of this is the training and development of staff; we encourage our teachers to seek courses and opportunities which will help them further their careers whilst also providing them with new skills or knowledge.

Applicants should:

  • Have an enthusiastic approach to the subject and be able to teach to Key Stage 4
  • Be committed to high standards of teaching and learning 
  • Be able to motivate, challenge and inspire students to achieve their best 
  • Plan and deliver successful, interesting and stimulating lessons 
  • Help us to achieve excellent results 
  • Contribute to our core vision and values

Wardle Academy is part of the Wardle Trust and is located in a semi-rural setting serving many local communities. The school is easily accessible, within close proximity to the M62 motorway and Smithy Bridge train station.  

We aim to provide an excellent all-round education within a safe environment of modern facilities and resources. Our dedicated team of high quality teaching and associate staff raise the attainment and aspirations of our young people above and beyond national attainment.  

We are a successful 11-16 school with a strong tradition at GCSE, excellent pastoral care and guidance and with an exceptional provision for music.  


  • Staff have the benefit of after-school access to our fitness gym 
  • Free flu Injections 
  • Childcare voucher scheme 
  • Cycle scheme

The school 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 therefore subject to pre-employment checks including enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check.  

A tour of the school is provided to shortlisted candidates as part of our recruitment process. Unfortunately due to current school commitments we are unable to accommodate requests to come into school prior to the interview day. 

You can be assured of a very warm welcome at Wardle Academy. We look forward to meeting you.   

To apply for the post, please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to hr@wardletrust.co.uk.

The closing date for completed applications is 18 May 2018 @ 10.00am

Job location

More about Wardle Academy
Address: Birch Road, Wardle, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 9RD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 373911