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Job details
Employer William Hulme's Grammar School (Academy)
Location Manchester
Salary Competitive - In line with UL pay scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We have an opportunity for an outstanding Physics teacher to join the Physics Department 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 1000 pupils with a wide range of abilities, ethnicities and backgrounds. The Academy is about to embark on a further expansion project and this is a very exciting time to join the school.

Reporting to the Subject Leader (Physics), you will be responsible for teaching Science at Key Stages 3 and 4. The ability to teach Physics to A level is desirable. 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 maximizing student progress across all key stages.

As well as being an enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about the teaching of Physics and Science, you will also need to demonstrate a commitment to the extra-curricular life of the school. Within the Science faculty, a large range of activities take place such as science club, university trips and participation in events at other local schools.

Science is a very successful and high achieving department at WHGS which boasts outstanding GCSE results. In recent years the Raiseonline 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 department also has an excellent reputation for its success with the development and mentoring of trainee teachers. WHGS has had a number of School Direct trainees as part of United Teaching in the north and we have had considerable success with Science trainees over the last two years and with PGCE students prior to that.

William Hulme's 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 Institute Portal, 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, including salary sacrifice schemes such as childcare vouchers, cycle to work schemes and mobile phone and computer schemes which offer tax and NI savings to you. In addition there are over 6,000 offers and discounts on top brands and local retailers.

To apply, please click the 'Apply' button.

Closing date: Tuesday 21st March 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 28th March 2017

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.

William Hulme's Grammar School
Spring Bridge Road
Manchester M16 8PR
Telephone: 0161 226 2054
Website: www.whgs-academy.org

 

 

About the employer

Welcome to William Hulme’s Grammar School

William Hulme’s Grammar School is the most oversubscribed and highest performing state school in Manchester.
William Hulme’s Grammar School was originally founded in 1887 as a grammar school a...

Information about William Hulme's Grammar School (Academy)
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Spring Bridge Road
Manchester
Lancashire
M16 8PR
United Kingdom
+44 161 2325544