6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS - M1

Job summary

equired for September 2021

Salary MPS – M1

The Wategrove Trust is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust, situated in the West Pennine area, where community and faith schools work in partnership to serve our diverse local area. The schools share the same drive and determination to promote the best possible academic standards, whilst developing children of unique character, preparing them well for their lives ahead.

After expanding in September 2017, the Trust has five member schools:

Wardle Academy and Matthew Moss High School (Secondary)
Kentmere Academy, St. James’ CofE Primary School, and St. Andrew’s CofE Primary School (Primary)
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated NQT to join our dedicated and talented team at St Andrew’s CE Primary School, to provide additional teaching capacity to the school.

This represents a unique opportunity for candidates to complete their NQT year alongside an experienced teacher.

Fantastic CPD opportunities are available within the school and the Trust.

This is a great opportunity to take advantage of working within a Multi Academy Trust, where collaboration, support and career progression are central to its philosophy.

The successful candidate will be:

An outstanding and creative practitioner who can motivate others
A person with a positive approach, drive, high expectations of themselves and others
A good listener and team player with the ability to communicate well with the whole school community
Passionate about teaching and children’s learning. Determined to see that all children are inspired and succeed with enjoyment and enthusiasm
Able to bring new qualities and strengths to our school to move it on to the next stage in its development

Employee benefits

Friendly, motivated and caring children who are keen to learn
An enthusiastic and committed staff
A leadership team committed to continuous school improvement
A commitment to your continuing professional development
A friendly and welcoming school community
Wonderful children who enjoy learning
An excellent programme for continuing professional development

Applying for the job

To apply, please download the supporting documentation and application form. Completed application forms should be returned to: Whiteleya@watergrovetrust.co.uk by noon Wednesday 21st April 2021

Interviews are anticipated to be held on Wednesday 28th April 2021

At Watergrove Trust 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.

Watergrove Trust 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 pre-employment clearances including enhanced Disclosure & Barring and Childcare Disqualification Check.

Thank you in advance for your application. Please note we will only contact shortlisted candidates. If you haven’t heard from us by the interview date please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Statement for Voluntary Aided/Foundation/Academies/External schools & colleges:
Applicants are informed that if appointed to this post their contract of employment will be with the Watergrove Trust who is the employer, and not Rochdale Council.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
428 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About St Andrew's Church of England Primary School and Nursery

At St Andrew’s we care about each other and our school. Our pupils, parents, teachers, governors and trust partners work together to enjoy learning and inspire children to achieve success. We want to provide the best possible education for our pupils and for you to be a part of that learning journey.

Please see here for our Headteacher's welcome page

Arranging a visit to St Andrew's Church of England Primary School and Nursery

For further information on the school and to arrange a discussion, please contact:

Val Devlin School Business Manager on devlinv@standrewsce.rochdale.sch.uk

School location

Union Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 9QA

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