Teacher of Science, Cambridge

Closing date:

Chesterton Community CollegeCambridge

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


11-16 mixed, with 980 pupils on roll

Headteacher: Lucy Scott 


Teacher of Science


Required for January 2019 

Chesterton Community College is a dynamic, inspirational 11-16 academy close to Cambridge City Centre. Our results are outstanding for all students. The Science Faculty offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work in a collegiate, highly supportive and high achieving environment.

We require an enthusiastic, innovative and highly motivated teacher of Science to join a successful and dynamic Faculty with consistently outstanding results.

We would welcome applications from teachers with any science specialism. The successful candidate will have the ability to enthuse and engage students. 

The school is committed to recruiting the highest quality teachers in order to build on our many successes. We are delighted to offer an extremely competitive recruitment package to the right candidate 

We place a very high value on continuous professional development; the successful candidate would have immediate access to our high quality in house programme as well as the opportunity to be supported though a Masters in education if they chose to pursue one. 

This is an especially exciting time to join the science department as we have a £10 million re-development of our facilities well underway, due for completion in mid-2019. Furthermore, our trust is expecting to open a specialist maths sixth form in Cambridge that will offer the successful candidate potential opportunities for sixth form biology, chemistry or physics teaching. This post provides an excellent opportunity for a teacher to develop their career and is suitable for an NQT or experienced teacher.

Closing date: Friday 21st September

Interview Date: w/c Monday 24th September

Details of Chesterton Community College and application forms are available via the college website www.chestertoncc.net (click on Vacancies and follow the links) or telephone 01223 712150 Ext 142.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter to Mrs Suzanne Izzard, Chesterton Community College, Gilbert Road, Cambridge, CB4 3NY or e-mail: sizzard@chesterton.cambs.sch.uk

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More about Chesterton Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gilbert Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 3NY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 712150
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Chesterton Community College is a co-educational secondary academy located in Cambridge, educating around 1,000 students aged xxx. The school converted to academy status in 2011. 

Chesterton Community College holds specialist status in humanitie...