Teacher of Science, Wardle, Rochdale

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Wardle AcademyWardle, Rochdale

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Start date: January 2018 (or sooner if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (£22,917 - £33,161)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wardle Academy is part of the Wardle Trust and is located in a semi-rural setting serving the Pennine communities of Wardle, Dearnley, Littleborough and Smithy Bridge, although a number of students also travel from Todmorden and Rochdale. The school is situated close to the M62, with quick and easy access to both Leeds and Manchester. We aim to provide an excellent all-round education within a safe environment of modern facilities and resources. Our dedicated team of high quality teaching and associate staff raise the attainment and aspirations of our young people above and beyond national attainment.

What we are looking for:  

We are looking for an ambitious, passionate & committed individual who has the ability to make a difference to the lives of young people.   

We are looking for someone who is:   

A consistently good/outstanding practitioner, you will maximise the potential of our students by raising their aspirations as well as their attainment across this subject area.  

The successful candidate will have the ability to plan effective lessons, using student data to inform planning and progression.  You will also have high expectations of students, based on a sound knowledge of their prior and potential attainment.  

Whilst ensuring effective whole class, group or individual learning opportunities are available to students which engage and challenge all ability levels, you will set high standards of expectations of students’ behaviour through good classroom discipline.  

You will be joining Wardle Academy at an exciting time as we enter a period of rapid improvement on our way to becoming ‘Outstanding’ in the future.  

Benefits:  

  • Staff have the benefit of after-school access to our fitness gym 
  • Free flu Injections 
  • Childcare voucher scheme 
  • Cycle scheme 
  • Support for professional qualifications  

We work closely with external groups such as the Rochdale Education and Learning (REAL) Trust, the Northern Alliance training network and the Rochdale Pioneer Trust to support and meet the training needs of all colleagues.  

At Wardle Academy we believe that every child has great potential and we want to work together, as a team, to ensure that every child has the opportunity to fulfil that potential. If you share this belief and would like to play a key role in enhancing the lives of our students, then we want to hear from you. 

To apply for the post, please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to hr@wardletrust.co.uk. T

The closing date for all applications is 10 am Thursday 23 November 2017. 

Date of interview to be confirmed.  

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 therefore subject to pre-employment checks including enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Birch Road, Wardle, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 9RD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 373911
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