15 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    01.09.2023 or as soon as possible thereafter

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2a (for the right candidate)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Excellent teaching skills;
  • ability to inspire and enthuse students;
  • practical strategies and an understanding of how students make progress;
  • the ambition and drive to ensure all students achieve their potential;

What the school offers its staff

  • a small school with a strong reputation, caring ethos and a culture of respect;
  • fantastic students who are proud of their school;
  • a strong leadership team who are committed to moving the school foward and the professional development of staff and who are mindful of wellbeing
  • excellent facilities in a newly built school

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitworth Community High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure (DBS). Please note that in line with KCSIE 2022 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@whitworth.lancs.sch.uk

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

About Whitworth Community High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
646 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01706 343218

The Governing Board wishes to appoint an ambitious and high performing candidate as Director of Learning for Science to lead our successful Science Faculty. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding and ambitious Science teacher with experience of effectively leading change and delivering excellence within Science. The Science Faculty is a strong team made up of a mix of experienced and more recently qualified teachers, including an Assistant Director of Learning and a full-time science technician, who are united in their passionate desire to do the best by the students they teach, and to inspire a future generation of scientists. The successful candidate will have the opportunity and resources to build on the current success of the Faculty and create a vision for the future direction of Science across the school. We offer the support and experience to enable the postholder to develop the skills required for the next stage in their career. The Directors of Learning are key members of the school’s operational leadership team and thus have opportunity to contribute to whole school leadership and management and our vision and core aim of ‘Climbing Higher.’

Arranging a visit to Whitworth Community High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email y.ellis@whitworth.lancs.sch.uk.

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