Teacher of Science

The Radclyffe School, Oldham, Greater Manchester


Job details

Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

Our Science Faculty is large and dynamic with a real commitment to team work. The team has made a significant contribution to our school’s journey to be ‘beyond outstanding’. We are looking for an enthusiastic new team member.

If you are an NQT, a tailored professional development programme will be in place to support your first two years of teaching. All teachers have access to 'The Radclyffe School : Growing Excellence' scheme, giving staff who want to focus on learning and teaching access to graduated enhanced payments scheme for buddying and mentoring less experienced colleagues.

We can offer you:
• a successful and forward looking school with stunning and unrivalled facilities;
• a professional, dedicated and supportive Faculty;
• a supportive staff and Senior Leadership Team;
• a school renowned for outstanding professional development opportunities;
• a school community committed to corporate excellence.

We are looking for a teacher with the ability to raise standards and levels of achievement at KS3/4 in Science. We will appoint someone who is enthusiastic and keen to get involved in the life of our school and improve outcomes for our students.

Are you?
• an outstanding teacher, or a teacher with outstanding potential;
• passionate about developing teaching and learning styles;
• able to enthuse students and get very good results;
• a team player committed to excellence for all students.

Our closing date is 9:00 am on Friday 17th April 2020 and further details and an application form can be found on the school website www.theradcyffeschool.co.uk. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Shaun Gagie, HR Manager by email sgagie@theradclyffeschool.co.uk.

Short Job Summary
This is a great opportunity for a newly qualified or experienced teacher to join our friendly and professional team to teach Science at KS3 and KS4. With our support and your commitment you can excel.

Application is via the school application form and returned to admin@theradclyffeschool.co.uk

Essential educational requirements

Degree level and/or above or equivalent

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status
• Qualified in Science

Essential skills and experience

• Consistently teaching good lessons
• Having knowledge of the national curriculum in Science, and G.C.S.E courses
• Planning and teaching well-structured Science lessons (KS3 / KS4)
• Raising standards of attainment and achievement
• Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students to make good progress
• Making accurate and productive use of assessment
• Having a keen interest in your own development in Learning and Teaching
• Working positively with support staff and other colleagues
• Communicating successfully with colleagues and parents / carers
• Competently using ICT to support teaching and wider professional activities
• Managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
• Successfully promoting extra-curricular programmes

Employee benefits

Salary: Main/upper pay scale according to previous experience. £24,373 to £40,490 per year. The school is committed to the principle of pay portability.
Contract Type: Full-time, 1265hrs, 195 days, Teachers’ Pay and Conditions.
Contract term: Permanent.
Contract Start Date: September 2020

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1495 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Radclyffe School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email sgagie@theradclyffeschool.co.uk

About The Radclyffe School

The Radclyffe School is a popular 11-16 maintained Foundation (Co-operative) Trust school in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham. The Governing Body has direct responsibility for the employment of staff, its finances, the running of the school and the outcomes it achieves. It is a larger than average secondary school with 1500 mixed gender students on roll. The school is full in every year group. Over 70% of students are from ethnic minority backgrounds, most of whom are of Pakistani or Bangladeshi heritage. Some 30% of students qualify for free school meals or a clothing grant to help with the purchase of school uniform. We are proud that in an Ofsted inspection in November 2015, we were judged to be an Outstanding School, Outstanding in every category.

School location

Hunt Lane, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 0LS