3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2021

Job details

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

Job summary

The Science Department at St Antony’s Roman Catholic School is a team of five dedicated and experienced teachers. We work creatively and collaboratively, and we aim to achieve the highest standards for all our students.

At KS3, pupils are taught the fundamental concepts of Biology, Chemistry and Physics in a sequence that provides variety as well as laying the ‘foundation stones’ for GCSE study. The sequence means that all ideas are revisited multiple times in ever increasing depth. This idea not only allows pupils to build their knowledge progressively but also provides links between different topic areas that assists pupils in understanding the interleaving ideas between different scientific disciplines. At KS4, we follow the Edexcel GCSE Combined Science course. Pupils are afforded the opportunity to consolidate their learning from key stage three, as well as developing understanding of new content and skills which are required as part of the GCSE assessment framework. Each scientific discipline contains ‘big
ideas’ that run all the way through from Year 7-11.

We are an ambitious and passionate department, and continuing professional development to enhance our subject knowledge is fundamentally important to us. Most importantly, however, we are supportive of each other and have a strong sense of shared commitment.

Applying for the job

We hope that the information that has been provided here, and on our website has hooked your interest and we look forward to hearing from you. Should you wish to meet prior to applying, please contact school via email on head@st-antonys.com to arrange a mutually convenient time to meet with the Headteacher. Should you decide to apply for the post all of the relevant documents are on our website (www.stantonys.com). Please refer firstly to the ‘Guidance Notes for Teaching Staff Applicants’. Complete the application form, together with a letter of application outlining your vision and philosophy for the teaching of Science at St Antony’s Roman Catholic School, your relevant experience and your understanding of
current, relevant educational developments. Your letter should not exceed 2 pages of A4 in length. Please note that we do not accept Curriculum Vitae. The closing date is Monday 19th April 2021 at 12pm. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to
provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.

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, Roman Catholic
Education phase
School size
Up to 650 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number

About St Antony's Roman Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

Are you looking for a new challenge or seeking a first post? If so, we ask that you strongly consider applying for the posts that are currently available in our wonderful school. St Antony’s is a great place to work. It is warm and friendly and staff are very supportive of each other. Since 2017, pupil numbers have grown from 450 to just under 600 in September 2020. This will rise to a capacity figure of 650 this year.

As you note from the above, we are a small secondary school which is part of our strength. This has enabled us to make improvements in all areas over the last few years. If this small introduction has piqued your interest then please read the Headteacher’s letter for each post, which forms part of the application pack. This letter details some of the key features of our lovely school. In addition, we are more than happy to discuss any of these posts by telephone or in person, prior to interview. We look forward to hearing from you.

Arranging a visit to St Antony's Roman Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

Although the tour will be rather limited due to lockdown and COVID controls. We are more than happy to provide reassurance to potential applicants. Once you have toured the school you will gain a real sense of our community. In particular, you will find a warm and welcoming environment and a school where the children are known and are not simply part of an exam factory.

Please give strong consideration to an application. The closing date is Monday 19th April
(12pm). If you would like to visit the school in advance of this date then please contact the school as soon as possible. This can be done via emailing head@st-antonys.com or ringing 0161 911 8001.

School location

Bradfield Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M41 9PD

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