Teacher of History, Manchester

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The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science CollegeManchester

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History   

STARTING: January 2018  

CONTRACT: Temporary (Maternity Leave Cover) until December 2018 or the return of the substantive postholder whichever is earliest.  


Are you an experienced History Teacher looking for a new challenge in a new school or a Newly Qualified Teacher looking to take up your first teaching post? The Governors of this school are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher of History who has the ability to achieve excellent results. They are looking for a dynamic, inspiring and forward thinking strategic teacher who is passionate about History and can motivate students to strive for excellence and will be instrumental in making a difference to our student’s education. 

The Barlow RC High School is an excellent place to work! As a leading Catholic High School, we are determined to create an environment where children and adults alike can achieve their full potential. Our school motto is ‘If you believe, you can achieve’ and if this describes you, read on.  

Our school is a successful and diverse 11-16 comprehensive with 900 pupils, the school building has recently benefited from an investment of £11.2 million creating a new high-specification science block, lecture theatre, sports hall, ICT suites, astro-turf pitch and reception area. The English, Maths, Art and Design Technology departments were all remodeled, creating an environment that is both purposeful and inspiring.   

You will join a very successful, supportive and friendly Humanities Faculty who are committed to sustaining and improving results. You will be required to teach across the full age and ability range within both Key Stage 3 and 4 including GCSE level and have the ability, drive and commitment to maintain and improve the current success rate.   

You should: 

 • Be a “Good” or “Outstanding” History practitioner; 

• Be passionate about your subject; 

• Have the adaptability to hit the ground running; 

• Possess the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate students along with the ability to manage behaviour; 

• Play an active role within the school and the wider community; 

 • Be pro-active with the ability to act on your own initiative; 

• Be supportive of the faculty drive to enable all students to achieve their full potential.  

In return, we will offer you the opportunity to work in a friendly, supportive environment with the opportunity to further your professional development.   If this sounds like the job for you then come and join us.  Please visit our website http://www.thebarlowrchigh.co.uk for an application pack. Completed applications should returned to hr@thebarlowrchigh.co.uk quoting the post title and your name in the subject line. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Closing date: 8am Monday 30th October 2017

 Interview date: Monday 6th November 2017  

Our School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

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More about The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Parrs Wood Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 6BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 445 8053
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The Barlow RC High School is a high performing Catholic secondary school, with over 850 pupils on roll. Our staff and student relationships are excellent and the school has made significant improvements over recent years. This was recognised in our l...