Ref 188365
Grade Teachers Pay Range
Salary £28000 to £ 43685 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1st January 2024  
Hours 32.436 per week
Closing Date 9.00 am 27/09/2023
Hall Fold , Whitworth , Rochdale , OL12 8TS
Tel: 01706 343218
School website:
Roll: 659
The Governing Board at Whitworth Community High School wishes to appoint an ambitious and high performing candidate as teacher of Maths.

This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding and ambitious maths teacher. The Maths Faculty is a strong team made up of a mix of experienced teachers, who are united in their passionate desire to do the best by the students they teach, and to inspire a future generation of mathematicians. 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 lead by example and 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 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. 

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.

Maths results have risen year on year and we and this trajectory has continued in 2023 results. 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 can demonstrate:

· 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 who are mindful of staff well
· knowledgeable, forward looking and friendly colleagues who are ambitious for our school
·excellent facilities and resource

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 2023 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

More Information can be found at
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

For an informal discussion please call 01706343218 and speak with Mrs Ellis

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

The Headteacher c/o the School. Application Forms available from or via TES . Completed applications 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.