Teacher of Science, Rochdale

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oulder Hill Community School and Language CollegeRochdale

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Oulder Hill Community School and Language College is a very successful school and the largest in Rochdale. The school serves a large area in the west of the borough. A multi-million pound PFI refurbishment has provided state-of-the-art facilities for students, staff and the community.  All at the school are committed to achieving the highest academic and social standards for students and to the well-being and continuous professional development of all staff.  It is an exciting time to join our journey as we seek to make further improvements to our provision for the benefit of our young people and the community we serve.  The school achieved an A8 score of 46.7 compared to 46.5 predicted nationally in 2018 giving a P8 score of 0.05.  We have made great strides forward this year in English and Maths and our EBACC progress remains strong with a progress score of 0.19.  Our key groups of disadvantaged students and SEND K students are also making increasingly good progress.  This is something we are very proud of.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a full-time, enthusiastic, well-qualified Teacher of Science at an exciting time in the school’s development. We are looking for a dynamic teacher who uses current pedagogical thinking and research to develop their own teaching skills.  The successful candidate would be joining a strong, hard-working team which is committed to achieving excellence and in which a creative approach to teaching and learning in Science is strongly encouraged. 

The post is suitable for teachers at all stages of their career and the school is fully committed to supporting staff with CPD including NQT programmes. 

The person appointed will have:

• A passion for pupil progress

• High standards and expectations

• Highly developed interpersonal skills

• A commitment to team work

• A positive outlook

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 subject to a criminal record and background check.

Application form and further details are also available to download from the school website www.oulderhill-school.com and should be returned to Mr J Law (Business Manager) at john.law@oulderhill-school.com 

Closing Date:  9am on Monday 25th February 2019

Interviews To Be Held:  Wednesday 27th February 2019

Oulder Hill Community School
         Hudsons Walk
         Rochdale
         OL11 5EF
         Tel: 01706 645522 Fax: 01706 648404
         Email: schoolinfo@oulderhill-school.com
         Website: www.oulderhill-school.com
         Headteacher: Mr JP Watson B.A.(Hons), Ad. Dip. Ed., M.Ed., N.P.Q.H.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 5EF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 645522
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Located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Oulder Hill Community School is a co-educational secondary school. With around 1200 pupils aged 11-16, Oulder Hill is noticeably larger than the average school of its type, and covers a large and diverse catch...