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Science Teacher KS3-4 with Chemistry KS5 - 1 yr FTC maternity cover

Saint Cecilia's Church of England SchoolWandsworth

This post is a full year fixed term contract from 1st September 2021  - 31st August 2022 for maternity cover.

Saint Cecilia’s Church of England School is a successful and over-subscribed non-selective school, with an excellent reputation, located in South-west London.

We are looking for an effective teacher of Science (chemistry specialist, able to teach to A Level) who is looking to join a successful and dedicated team. Science is highly valued at Saint Cecilia’s, with all pupils studying the subject at GCSE, and a significant proportion continuing to study at A-Level. In 2019, 100% of pupils achieved 9-4 grade in biology, chemistry and physics GCSE, and 70.1% in Combined Science. In A-level Chemistry, 50% of students attained grade A*-B.

Located close to Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club, Saint Cecilia’s Church of England School is well connected to central London and the West end, as well as the tranquil Surrey country-side by exceptional transport links. Yet, still within the Inner London Weighting area, which adds a significant increase to salary.

Saint Cecilia’s is a vibrant school of approx. 950 pupils with a thriving academic Sixth Form. A caring Christian community, together with a close-knit team of dedicated teaching and support staff have achieved excellent academic success.

In 2019 the school maintained its position as one of the highest performing schools in the London Borough of Wandsworth.


• overall progress 8 was +0.32

• attainment 8 was 51.4.

• 88% of pupils achieved 9-4 grades in English and 78% achieved 9-4 grades in Maths.

• 54% of pupils achieved 9-5 grades in English and Maths

• 54% of pupils achieved 9-5 grades in Religious Studies

At A Level:

• 20% of grades were A*-A

• 73% of grades were A*-B

• Many leavers gain places at prestigious Russell Group Universities, including Oxbridge.

Are you ready to join a team of dedicated teachers, in a Good school which aspires to be Great?

Are you ready to contribute towards a Great Curriculum, establish Great Learning and building a culture of Great Professionalism and Great Partnerships?   All in a caring, supportive Christian Ethos.

“We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check”

Please note the deadline is Monday, 19th April 2020, 9am.

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