Ref 188206
Salary £28000 to £ 43685 
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1st January 2024 
Closing Date 9.00 am 20/09/2023
Hall Fold , Whitworth , Rochdale , OL12 8TS
Tel: 01706 343218
School website:
Roll: 659

Starting Salary Range: MPS/UPS/NQT – 0.8

Teacher of MFL (Spanish) : An excellent opportunity for an excellent candidate to join a ‘Good’ school

The Governing Board wishes to appoint an ambitious and high performing Teacher of MFL (Spanish) for our successful Creativity Faculty.

This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding and ambitious Spanish teacher.  The Creativity Faculty is a strong team of experienced teachers, who are united in their passionate desire to do the best by the students they teach,. We offer the support and experience to enable the postholder to develop the skills required for the next stage in their career. 

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

This is an exciting time to join Whitworth Community High School.  At Easter 2023 we moved into our new school building which offers fantastic facilities and In March 2023 we were delighted that our Ofsted inspection team recognised that we continue to be a securely good school - a judgement about which we were entirely confident and proud. 

We have a relentless drive to embed a culture of high aspirations and expectations throughout the school, and we offer a caring environment where students learn well, make very good progress, feel listened to and are safe.  We are full and oversubscribed in each year group and parents/carers, staff and student voice is very positive. 

Students succeed academically and make strong progress at Whitworth Community High School.  In 2022, our P8 score was +0.11 and Attainment 8 was 49.4. The faculty has an excellent culture where resources are developed and shared collaboratively which both reduces workload and improves consistency for all students.

We are looking for a colleague who demonstrates:

  • excellent teaching skills;

  •  the 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.

We offer the right candidate :

  • a 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

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.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

More Information can be found at
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Mrs Ellis on 01706 343218

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

The Headteacher c/o the School. application forms are available from completed application forms should be returned to

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.