Science Teacher


NOW Education are acting as the recruitment partner for a high school based in Rochdale.

The school welcome applications from both ECT’s and fully qualified teachers.

About The School

The school is a large school welcoming students from all over Rochdale and is part of a large multi academy trust.

It is an exceptional place to work.

With state of the art facilities, extensive staff development programme and healthcare benefits, this is an excellent opportunity to secure a long term and full time position which may lead to a permanent role for the right candidate.

About the role

We are looking for a Science Teacher for a full-time contract.

The role commences on the 8th January 2024 and will continue until the end of the academic year.

There is a possibility of a permanent role for the right candidate.


  • To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a standard scale teacher.
  • To contribute to the planning activities of the curriculum area, reflecting the needs of the students and the aims and objectives of the school.
  • To contribute to the effective use of IT in the curriculum area, including the development of independent learning materials where appropriate.
  • To monitor, support and report on the progress and development of individual students as required.
  • To undertake the assessment of students’ work
  • To contribute to the development and delivery of curriculum subject(s) at different levels.
  • To contribute to the implementation of the Inclusive Learning Initiative.
  • To contribute to the development of Key Skills within the curriculum area.
  • To contribute to the development of resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies in the curriculum area.
  • To assist with the monitoring and follow up of student attendance.
  • To implement school policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to effective communication and consultation with parents of students when appropriate. This includes report writing and attendance at parents’ evenings or other occasions designated by the College.

Candidate requirements

  • Good honours degree in subject area.
  • Recognised teaching qualification.
  • Experience of teaching Science at GCSE Level and KS3.
  • Up to date subject knowledge sufficient to challenge able students.
  • Awareness of educational developments relevant to the curriculum area.
  • Dynamic and innovative approach to teaching.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate young people.
  • Able to contribute to the development of resources, practical assessments, schemes of work, assessment policies and teaching strategies in the curriculum area.
  • Demonstrate evidence of the successful achievement of students in their care.
  • Commitment to inclusive learning and developing the potential of each individual student.
  • Commitment to a lively and imaginative student-centred approach to teaching and learning.
  • Sound organisation and planning skills, including ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.


This is an excellent opportunity to secure full time and long term work in a popular high school, with an inspirational SLT and welcoming staff team.  If you are interested please apply with an up to date CV asap.

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