Teacher of Science, Tameside

Closing date:Expiring soon

Longdendale High SchoolTameside

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020 (earlier if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required – September 2020 (earlier if possible)

Teacher of Science– MPS, Full Time, Permanent Contract

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join a successful and forward thinking convertor academy. Required from September 2020, (earlier if possible) we wish to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated Teacher of Science with the ability to teach at both Key Stages 3 and 4.  

Longdendale High School is a successful and popular comprehensive 11-16 academy set at the edge of the Peak District on the border of Tameside and Derbyshire. We have a current intake of 885 learners with cohorts typically above the national average in terms of prior attainment. Our Ofsted inspection in November 2015 recognised the excellent provision and opportunities our learners are offered in all areas of the curriculum, and the school was judged to be ‘Good with Outstanding features’. This is clearly a fantastic achievement we are currently building on and the successful candidate will play a key role in our continuing journey to outstanding as we work relentlessly to ensure all learners are supported to achieve their full potential and flourish in all aspects of school life. Longdendale is a highly innovative and successful school, with a strong vision for ongoing improvement. 

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to our Science team to support the development of the curriculum and teaching experience in lessons to ensure that all learners achieve and progress in line with expectations. As Teacher of Science, the successful candidate will work to provide outstanding learning opportunities and instil a love of learning. The successful applicant will join a thriving, high performing, well-resourced department and a team of highly committed professionals who are passionate about raising standards and learning outcomes for all learners. 

This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your own career in a challenging, innovative and highly supportive secondary environment. We will invest in you and provide you with the best resourcing and a personal programme of professional development and improvement.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced status checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  The school promotes equal opportunities. 

Application Process and Visits

Further information please visit the school website or if you would like to visit our school prior to applying, please contact Louise Hoyle on 01457 764006 or alternatively: l.hoyle@lhs.aspireplus.org.uk 

Please send completed application forms to Louise Hoyle on the email address above or post to the school address below.

Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 27th January 2020 

Interviews:                Friday 31st January 2020



More about Longdendale High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spring Street, Hollingworth, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 8LW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1457 764006
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