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Head of Science

Matthew Moss High School, Rochdale, Lancashire

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Science
Working pattern
Full-time only
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

Required for April 2021 or sooner, an experienced practitioner to lead our expanding, newly-renovated and high-performing Science Faculty.

The current postholder has received promotion within the Watergrove Trust and this has created an exciting opportunity for an excellent scientist, teacher and leader to join Matthew Moss High School, an academy with an established reputation for providing excellent professional development within a culture of learning and innovation. Matthew Moss High School is an over-subscribed and rapidly- school with a "Good" Ofsted judgement. Science value-added results in 2019 were in the top 10% nationally and 5% of our Yr 11 gained a top level 9 in Science, compared with the national average of 0.9%. Matthew Moss High School is part of the Watergrove Trust and the successful candidate will enjoy exceptional opportunities for self-development in both Science and Leadership, across and beyond the Trust.

The latest Ofsted report highlighted that "Staff morale is high" and that "One hundred per cent of staff said that professional development is used to encourage, challenge and support improvements in teaching.". Inspectors also noted that "relationships between staff and pupils are a real strength".

Employee benefits

TLR 1b - £10,199

Applying for the job

If you would like to flourish as a member of our positive and supportive school community, then please visit our school website: www.mmhs.co.uk/our-school/vacancies. In line with employment law, fixed-term employees would be considered for any permanent vacancies arising.

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 checks.

To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please complete the application form available at https://watergrovetrust.co.uk/vacancies and submit a letter, of at least 2 sides of A4, outlining how your experiences to date have prepared you for the position of Head of Science at Matthew Moss High School and how you plan to build on the current successes of the Science Faculty.

Completed applications should be sent to: recruitment@mmhs.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Monday 25th January 2021 at 9am.

Interviews will be held week commencing 1st February 2021.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
948 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
recruitment@mmhs.co.uk
Contact phone number
01706 632910

About Matthew Moss High School

Matthew Moss High School is part of the Watergrove Trust and the successful candidate will enjoy exceptional opportunities for self-development in both Science and Leadership, across and beyond the Trust.

Arranging a visit to Matthew Moss High School

Phone 01706 632910 and ask for HR Officer Becky Earl

School location

Matthew Moss Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 3LU

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