Tottington High School

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Teacher of Science

Salary: Qualified Teachers
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Teacher
Start Date:   January 2021

Tottington High School is a school with a very clear vision for its future, having recently converted to academy status to be part of the family within The Shaw Education Trust; committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies

We seek an exceptional science candidate who is passionate about the subject and is an excellent classroom practitioner. You will be committed to maximising the progress and achievement of every student and will be somebody who can continue the growth and development of our school and this subject area. You will teach Key Stage 3 & 4.

The successful candidate will be committed to our motto of ‘achieving excellence through partnership’ and have the skills, expertise and determination to make a difference to the lives of our students, making science exciting and interesting. We are working to create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive an application from you.

This is a fabulous opportunity to join Tottington High School, a school within the Shaw Education Trust. Please look around our website to gain further information about the school.

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An Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience leads the Trust:  They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.  Career opportunities within the Trust are significant.  All leaders are supported to excel.  There is a bespoke leadership pathway programme, which enables the next stage of professional growth within the group.

Colleagues within the Trust benefit from:

  • Access to a full range of courses both in-house and professionally accredited. These courses includes all of the National Professional Qualifications – NPQH, NPQSL, NPQML.
  • High quality subject and thematic networks across the Trust and the region.
  • Experienced leadership and subject-specific support.
  • Guidance from former HMIs and serving Ofsted Inspectors within the Trust.
  • Access to the Trust’s Teaching School, Research School, Institute of Education and SCITT.
  • Opportunities to work with different schools within the Trust as a Professional Advocate.
  • Participating in peer reviews.
  • Access to a suite of online courses.
  • Placement projects within our family of schools.


Tottington High School is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion and further information about the post, please call or email our Headteacher, Mrs Brett:

Further details and application forms are available from the school website: or Shaw Education Website:

Should you wish to apply, please return your completed application to

Closing Date: Monday 12th October 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 14th October 2020



Lunchtime Supervisor

Salary: Grade 2 £17364 – £18065 FTE (Pay award Pending). Actual Salary £4960 – £5160 Pro Rata
Contract Term: Part Time 12.5 hrs per week, permanent, Term Time Only 38 Weeks
Start Date:   As soon as possible

Tottington High School would like to appoint four Lunch Time Supervisors to start with immediate effect. Your main duties will be to supervise pupils during lunch within a safe environment. The successful candidates will be able to offer an efficient service and be able to interact with the students. Experience is not essential; however, it would be an advantage.

About the Shaw Education Trust
Tottington High School is part of The Shaw Education Trust, a multi academy trust sponsored by the Shaw Trust. We lead and manage academies in all phases, all sectors and in all communities.
We believe that every child should have the opportunity to be successful whatever their starting point. We pledge an unswerving commitment to improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals amongst all young people in our academies.

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The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

Please see full job description and person specification.

Application Forms should be submitted before the closing date to    CV’s and agencies are not acceptable.

Shaw Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th November 2020 17.00pm

Interviews will be held 20th November 2020 TBC

Attainment 8 Score

Ebacc Average Point Score


4 or above in English & Maths


5 or above in English & Maths

Get In Touch

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3LY.

Telephone: 01204 882 327


School Hours: M-F: 8.30am - 3.00pm

Privacy Policy (Excerpt)

Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is Shaw Education Trust Head Office, Kidsgrove Secondary School, Gloucester Road, Kidsgrove. ST7 4DL. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy:

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