Science Teacher Key Stage 2-3, West Sussex

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Cumnor House SussexWest Sussex

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an outstanding Science Teacher to start in September 2020. The successful applicant will be capable of teaching all years in the Prep School, with humour, sensitivity and genuine enthusiasm.  

In return, you will encounter bright, eager young minds, enjoy a wide choice of extra-curricular projects and studies to get involved in, and be part of the vibrant, happy Cumnor Family in this well-run and highly respected Prep School. 

There is plenty of scope for responsibility and involvement in the School as a whole, as well as an excellent starting salary and benefits. Please complete our application form and send it to the HR Manager, Teresa Mockridge. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call her on 01825 792 008.


Qualified Teacher Status with evidence of CPD 

Proven track record as a successful Science teacher, with involvement in the wider school activities

An active interest in changes and advances in teaching methods and practical Science

A clear understanding of the requirements and challenges of teaching children of varied abilities and levels of achievement

Confident knowledge of IT, with enthusiasm for teaching using educational IT resources

Demonstration of effective planning, evaluation and assessment, using data where beneficial

A positive, enthusiastic and cooperative approach to pupils, staff and parents alike

Commitment to the ethos of Cumnor House Sussex, and the breadth of education offered in a boarding Prep School


Cumnor House Sussex is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment of a successful candidate will be conditional upon:

• Verification of identity and qualifications

• A check of the Children’s Barred List

• A satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure Certificate

• Verification of professional status and induction period

• Where the successful candidate has worked or been resident overseas in the previous ten years,   such checks and confirmations as the School may require in accordance with statutory guidance

• Verification of medical fitness 

• Satisfactory completion of the probationary period.


The school offers a generous salary and pension scheme which is available to all staff.  

There is free parking and an outstanding catering service that provides complimentary breakfast, lunch or supper for all working staff.

For staff with school-age children, a fee remission is available on application. 

Various facilities are free for staff to use, including music practice rooms, swimming pool and tennis courts.

The School provides an NQT Induction programme including staff mentor

Information regarding this post will be added to the School’s website on Monday 23 February. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and CHS reserves the right to make an appointment before the advertisement expiry date. CHS is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service, and other safeguarding checks including references. Please refer to the Data Protection and Privacy Policies on our website. Registered Charity No. 2411055

More about Cumnor House Sussex
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Danehill, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 7HT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1825 790347
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