Teacher of Science (with TLR2B Responsibility), Rochdale

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Oulder Hill Community School and Language CollegeRochdale

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR + TLR2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

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 46.54 compared to 44.2 nationally in 2017 giving a P8 score of 0 and national rank of 48. We are also the highest attaining school locally for the English Baccalaureate at 28.4% (national 21.7).

The Governors are seeking to appoint a full-time, enthusiastic, well-qualified Teacher of Science to be a post-holder at an exciting time in the school’s development. The post is particularly suitable for an ambitious professional who is keen to undertake leadership and management responsibilities within the Faculty and to help move the Faculty on at this important time. We are looking for a dynamic teacher who uses current pedagogical thinking and research to develop both their own teaching and their leadership 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 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 Mrs J Leak (HR Manager) at jackie.leak@oulderhill-school.com 

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 18th May 2018
Interviews To Be Held: Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Oulder Hill Community School

Hudsons Walk          


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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More about Oulder Hill Community School and Language College
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...