Teacher of Science

The Derby High SchoolBury


The Derby High School, Bury, Greater Manchester

Salary: MPS/UPS

Apply by:      11 March 2021 – 9.00 am

Required for:      September 2021

The Derby High School is the highest performing school in Bury, Greater Manchester and has sustained this position for a number of years. We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join our successful Science Department. We fully recognise the importance of Science in the curriculum and are passionate about delivering a high quality and engaging educational experience for all our students. Our students understand the benefits of studying Science and it is an extremely popular subject in the school. This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated, hardworking and forward-thinking department where you will be supported to develop your practice

We are an over-subscribed 11-16 Co-Educational School situated in the heart of Bury, Greater Manchester. Year on year our students make exceptional progress and we are currently the highest performing school in Bury for Progress 8 (2019 Progress 8 was +0.30). Alongside this student progress in all Science subjects is positive and above the national average. We are an inclusive school serving a diverse student population who are a joy to be around.  The leadership of the school at every level is a key strength and this was recognised by Ofsted. We boast a talented staff with a commitment to delivering the highest standards and who are overwhelmingly proud to belong to the school. All who visit The Derby High School are impressed by the warm and welcoming environment that we work in.

We believe that The Derby High School is a great place to work. This post offers you the opportunity to work in/with:

• A successful school with a strong will and determination to continue to improve 

• A school that has high expectations of all who work here

• A school that places teaching and learning at the heart of school improvement

• A school that is driven by strong values, invests in its staff and students and has a high regard for their welfare 

• A supportive and cooperative teaching staff who are committed to their roles

• A school that works effectively with all stakeholders 

• A caring school where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people

We will encourage you to be innovative and creative and provide professional development that will support you in your future career plans.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointment will be subject to a full DBS check and references. To apply for this post, please download and complete the application form and provide a letter of application and email to Mrs D Grundy, PA to the Headteacher at dgrundy@thederbyhighschool.co.uk  

The Derby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Any applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including DBS checks.

CLOSING DATE:     Thursday 11 March 2021 (9.00 am)

Interviews will take place during week commencing 15 March 2021

Completed electronic applications can be emailed to the Head teacher’s P.A dgrundy@thederbyhighschool.co.uk

Posted applications should be sent FAO Mrs D Grundy at the school address.

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