Teacher of Science, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:This job has expired

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormKingston upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS | UPS - Outer London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Science


Suitable for NQT

Permanent | Full-time or Part-time considered

For January 2020 

12 dedicated labs and 2 prep rooms, house our team of specialist Science Teachers and Technicians, in a school where students are motivated and thrive in a culture of achievement and success. In the last year, our Science students have had a hot air balloon land on the school field; had a visit from a NASA Astronaut; welcomed an Urban Farm into school and have nurtured and hatched their very own Chicks. We are the home of innovative opportunities for students, extending their learning across all areas of Science.

Our successful candidate

We are looking to appoint an engaging and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, to join our highly effective Faculty. You will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision to ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. You will have the ability to teach up to A ‘Level/ Key Stage 4 in Biology or Chemistry. We will consider applications from those looking for a full-time or part-time post (Minimum 0.6) starting in January 2020.

Why work for Tolworth Girls’?

Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we offer a wide range of incentives to engage colleagues to ensure they are appreciated and feel valued. Regular professional development, is a key focus for Teaching and Non-Teaching staff. All new colleagues get a buddy and a mentor for NQT’s with a tailored induction programme, to suit you. We have just trained 24 colleagues across school to be mental Health first aiders and all staff receive support, information and guidance on mental health and their personal journey.

Our benefits include a Pension scheme; discounted on-site Gym membership; early finish for all half and end of terms; discounted fees with a local nursery; regular socials; Christmas and end of year parties and various fundraising activities. Plus, lots of widely used free initiatives for all employees such as, Yoga classes; monthly healthy breakfast; on-site parking; flu jab vouchers; staff book club; prize draws and much more! We have a dedicated newly refurbished staffroom, with free tea and coffee for all, a great space to network and get some down time.


Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students. 

Teacher Testimonial

Science NQT started July 2019

“I work with a fantastic team of dynamic science teachers and technicians. They are all very co-operative and insightful. I can approach any of them for advice and benefit from their expertise.  

This is a school where teachers learn too. At Tolworth, the great emphasis placed on training and development means you will have a seamless experience as you transition in your teaching career. “

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Closing Date: 9am Thursday 17 October

Interviews: W/C 21 October, to appoint before half term

Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.

More about Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fullers Way North, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 83973854
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...