Teacher of Science (Physics preferred but not essential)

Whitworth Community High School, Rossendale, Lancashire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Science, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,194,.00 to £35,708,.00

Job summary

Age Range: 11-16. School size: Group 5. 646 on roll.
Teacher of Science (Physics preferred but not essential): An excellent opportunity for an excellent candidate to join a ‘Good’ school. Suitable for NQT’s

Whitworth Community High School is an oversubscribed, successful community high school in a beautiful Pennine location, with ambitions to become outstanding.

We are looking for an excellent Teacher of Science, to join us in our next phase of development in the Quality of Education; building on current strengths of learning and teaching; working alongside colleagues to improve classroom practice and raise aspirations, and thus further improve student progress and outcomes, enjoyment and engagement within science.

The successful applicant for this role will be a passionate advocate for high quality teaching and learning; imaginative, dynamic and energetic, and an excellent communicator committed to enhancing the life chances of our young people.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher / Degree

Essential qualifications

NQT & Qualified

Essential skills and experience

Experience in more than one Key Stage
Strategies for raising attainment and maximising progress for all
Principles of effective teaching and assessment for learning
Strategies for ensuring inclusion, diversity and access
Able to use student level data to raise standards
The ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team
A positive attitude towards professional development and their own learning
Reliability and integrity
Good personal organisation

Employee benefits

We offer the right candidate :
• a successful small school with a strong reputation, a caring ethos, a culture of respect and a commitment to ‘Climbing Higher’
• fantastic students who are proud of their school
• a strong leadership team who are committed to moving the school forward and to the professional development of our staff, and who are mindful of staff well being
• knowledgeable, forward looking and friendly colleagues who are ambitious for our school
• excellent facilities and resources, including fitness suite and recording studio available for staff

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 637 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Whitworth Community High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@whitworth.lancs.sch.uk

School location

Hall Fold, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL12 8TS