Teacher of Science, Rochdale

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Kingsway Park High SchoolRochdale

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Start date: ASAP or January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,467 to £38,250 + Recruitment & Retention allowance for exceptional candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Science Teacher

The Governors at Kingsway Park High School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed  Teacher of Science to join a large improving Science Department.

The department has outstanding facilities and resources and is well supported by 2 science technicians. The department is on a journey of improvement and is a forward thinking and supportive department.

At Kingsway Park High School our aim is to raise attainment and improve life opportunities for all of the young people that we serve. The school believes in high aspirations for both staff and students and we are confident that we have created a culture and environment that is of high quality with positive working relationships for all.

The Science Department is a very large established department within School. Standards within the departments are improving but there is still work to be done. Facilities and resources in the department are outstanding and this is an exciting opportunity for someone with a real passion for Science and drive to join the department and make a significant contribution. A new dynamic Head of Science has been appointed in September 2017.

We are seeking to appoint someone who has a genuine enthusiasm for Science. It needs to be someone who has high expectation of themselves and others. It needs to be someone who will go “that extra mile”.

This post is suitable for a newly qualified teacher or an experienced teacher who wishes to have a new challenge in a new school

For an exceptional and experienced candidate there is a possible recruitment and retention allowance.

To apply for this position please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to ksmith@kingswaypark.org by 9.00 am on 29th September 2017.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.

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 an enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring, background check and Childcare Disqualification Check. 

Applicants are informed that if appointed to this post their contract of employment will be with the school governing board who is the employer, and not Rochdale Council.

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More about Kingsway Park High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Turf Hill Road, Turf Hill Road, Lancashire, OL16 4XA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 649049
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