Teacher of Physics, Greater Manchester

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William Hulme's Grammar SchoolGreater Manchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: United Learning Pay Scale (competitive)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Physics  

Full time permanent position commencing September 2018 

Salary – United Learning Pay Scale (competitive)   


We have an opportunity for an outstanding Teacher of Physics to join the Science Faculty at William Hulme’s Grammar School, Manchester’s most over-subscribed school and one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country.  WHGS is an all-through (3-18) Academy of over 1400 pupils with a wide range of abilities, ethnicities and backgrounds.  The Academy has this year opened a brand new Sixth Form Centre which has marked the completion of a huge expansion project over the last two years, so this is a very exciting time to join the school.  

Reporting to the Subject Leader, you will be responsible for teaching Science at Key Stages 3 and 4 and Physics at KS5.  You will be an outstanding teacher, delivering consistently good and outstanding lessons, an excellent team player with the highest standards of professionalism and expectations of students. You will have up to date subject knowledge and a track record of success in maximising student progress at GCSE and A level.   

As well as being an enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about the teaching of Science you will also need to demonstrate a commitment to the extra-curricular life of the school.  Across the school, a large range of activities (clubs, trips and visits) take place.  

Science is a very successful and high achieving faculty at WHGS which boasts outstanding GCSE results.  In recent years the Raiseonline/IDSR report has indicated the vast majority of science courses at KS4 are performing significantly above national standards. The uptake of science courses at A level is particularly strong.  The latest Ofsted Report (April 2014) stated that “the progress that students make in the secondary phase of the academy is currently, and has been for at least three years, outstanding, particularly in English and in mathematics”.  The faculty also has an excellent reputation for its success with the development and mentoring of trainee teachers.    


William Hulme’s Grammar School is a 3-18 All Through Academy and is part of United Learning, a leading group of over 50 academies and independent schools.  This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and unrivalled support and career development opportunities to ensure you achieve your career ambitions and aspirations.  Through the United Learning Hub, employees have access to a wide-range of CPD and the opportunity to share good practice with peers across the Group.    

Employees of United Learning are offered a number of employee benefits through its reward scheme, United Rewards.  From June this year, we will be working with Perkbox to offer our employees over 250 exclusive benefits, all through their easy-to-access App.  Featuring a huge range of perks, from discounted cinema tickets and holidays, to money off meals out at restaurants nationwide, plus savings on food, technology and clothes shopping.  They also offer salary sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work which offer tax and NI savings on new bikes and nursery care.   


Please apply through the William Hulme’s Grammar School website - http://www.whgsacademy.org/Staff/Vacancies  


Closing date: 12 noon, Thursday 19 April 2018 

Interviews: Thursday 26 April 2018  


The school is fully committed to the safeguarding of children and all staff will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and full child protection/safeguarding training. United Learning is an equal opportunities employer.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Spring Bridge Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M16 8PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 2262054
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William Hulme’s Grammar School is the most over-subscribed school in Manchester and one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. WHGS is an all-through (3-18) Academy of over 1400 pupils with a wide r...