Teaching & Learning Director (Lead Practitioner) PE and Sport, Rochdale

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Oulder Hill Community School and Language CollegeRochdale

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L3-L7
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 46.7 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.


Salary:  Leadership Scale L3-L7

Required from:  January 2020 or sooner if possible

The Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner who possesses enthusiasm for PE and Sport with a strong subject knowledge and a passion for teaching and learning.  The successful candidate will have held a responsibility post where they have been able to demonstrate their ability to raise standards. They will possess strong interpersonal skills and the drive and determination to ensure that all students are enthused by PE and Sport and are supported to achieve or exceed their potential.  

The postholder will be in overall charge of PE and Sport.

The person appointed will have:

• 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 available to download from the school website www.oulderhill-school.com and should be returned to Mr J Law (School Business Manager) at recruitment@oulderhill-school.com

Closing Date:  Wednesday 26th June 2019 at 9am

Interviews to be held:  w/c 1st July 2019

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...