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Newly Qualified Teachers Primary Pool 2018

Education - School


Number One Riverside

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Newly Qualified Teachers Primary Pool 2018

Here at Rochdale Council, in partnership with our schools, we are continually striving to raise standards and provide the highest quality educational service. We are an innovative council who like to lead where others will follow. We’re passionate about doing things the Rochdale Way and this drives everything we do. We work hard to make a positive contribution to the lives of pupils in our borough in order to enable every child to reach their full potential. As one of our a newly qualified teachers’, you will have the opportunity to use your skills and expertise to make a real difference within Rochdale’s primary schools.


We operate a primary NQT pool which is open to all newly qualified teachers who will complete initial teacher training in 2018 and have yet to complete their statutory period of induction.

We are looking for high quality NQTs to join us in Rochdale, who are:

· enthusiastic, creative and talented

· able to provide the highest quality of teaching and learning

· committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of our children and young people

· keen to make a positive contribution to our school teams


Rochdale is a fantastic place to start your teaching career. We are proud of the success and ambition in our schools and know that you can only add to that.

We are committed to supporting NQTs to develop their skills within our positive and supportive schools. We can offer you:

· various teaching opportunities in a wide range of school types including small village schools, large urban schools, faith schools and special schools

· a supportive and comprehensive induction programme, along with networking and peer support activities

· plenty of exciting opportunities for personal and professional development, with access to a wide range of training through the Real Trust

· ongoing support from all in our forward thinking and innovative children’s services department

· an attractive place to live and work, with beautiful countryside, friendly communities and easy access to Manchester City Centre.

· Some schools also offer recruitment and retention initiatives, the opportunity to commence working during the summer term and payment over the summer holidays


If you’re interested in joining us here in Rochdale then why not join us on the afternoon of 24th January 2018, where we will be offering all prospective applicants a unique opportunity to attend an NQT information and training event.

We’re hosting this special event for you so that you will:

· get to hear from some current NQT’s / RQT’s / teachers about the support they have received from us as an NQT within the borough

· find out about the wide range of career opportunities available

· experience a Headteacher’s journey from NQT to Headteacher

· hear from a key note speaker, psychologist Dr Mike Rotheram, who will draw upon his experiences of working with various high performing GB sports teams to inspire and encourage you to achieve your goals

· have the opportunity to talk about your application to the Rochdale NQT pool and to receive application and interview tips


We are holding this event in our fabulous Town Hall [The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AB], there is plenty of parking (free for 3 hours, but you must display a ticket)


Please arrive for refreshments at 1.30 p.m., the session is expected to conclude by 4.30 p.m.


Make sure you book early to avoid disappointment. Please click on the following link to place your booking:-


Any queries please email:


We’re looking forward to meeting you. In the meantime, if all that we can offer you at Rochdale sounds appealing then apply to our primary NQT pool now. Simply download the attached application form and supporting documentation and email it to us on


Closing date for all applications is Friday 23rd February 2018 at 12.00 noon.


If you wish to discuss any aspect of your application please telephone the Schools HR team on 01706 925169.


Rochdale Council and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring, background check and Childcare Disqualification Check.


The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.


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full time

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12 00 pm

23rd Feb 2018

application deadline

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