Inspired to Make a Difference


Headteacher:  Ms C H Hubert

11-16 mixed comprehensive NOR approx. 930


Required for: September 2024






The Derby High School is the highest performing school in Bury, Greater Manchester and has sustained this position for a number of years. We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to teach Computing, ICT and Business and to support the Head of Computing and Business. Computing, ICT and Business together with Design Technology and Food Technology form the Technologies Faculty. We are passionate about delivering a high-quality and engaging curriculum and aspire to be a beacon of practice in the Technologies subjects. This is a great opportunity within a dedicated, hardworking and forward-thinking faculty where you will be supported to develop your teaching practice.


We are an over-subscribed 11-16 Co-Educational School situated in the heart of Bury, Greater Manchester. Year on year our students make exceptional progress and we are currently the highest performing school in Bury for Progress 8. We are an inclusive school serving a diverse student population who are a joy to be around. The leadership of the school at every level is a key strength and this has been recognised by Ofsted. We boast a talented staff with a commitment to delivering the highest standards and who are overwhelmingly proud to belong to the school. All who visit The Derby High School are impressed by the warm and welcoming environment that we work in.


We believe that The Derby High School is a great place to work. This post offers you the opportunity to work in/with a:


  • Successful school with a strong will and determination to continue to improve
  • School that has high expectations of all who work here
  • School that places teaching and learning at the heart of school improvement
  • School that works effectively with all stakeholders
  • School that is driven by strong values, invests in its staff and students and has a high regard for their welfare
  • Motivated, hardworking and collaborative senior leadership team
  • Strong middle leadership team who are highly professional and work well together
  • Supportive and cooperative teaching staff who are committed to their roles
  • School that works effectively with all stakeholders
  • Caring school where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people
  • Collaborative school that works with other schools and organisations to share and develop practice in Teaching & Learning


We will encourage you to be innovative and creative in your approach to teaching and provide professional development that will support you in your future career plans.








In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointment will be subject to a full DBS check and references. To apply for this post, please download and complete the application form together with the supporting statement and email to Mrs S Silgram-Clynes, Headteacher’s PA at


CLOSING DATE:  9am on 15th April 2024


Posted applications should be sent FAO Mrs Silgram-Clynes at the school address.

Job Summary

Location: The Derby High School
Posted on: 12 March 2024
Closing on: 15TH April