Teacher of Science, Luton

Closing date:

Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science CollegeLuton

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required as soon as possible


These posts are suitable for experienced teachers and newly qualified teachers. One post is maternity cover full or part time. A Physics Specialism would be an advantage

Cardinal Newman is an 11-19 comprehensive school serving the Roman Catholic community in Luton and Dunstable. The school has Specialist Science status and was described by Ofsted in December 2013 as:

Providing a good education for its students; their personal development as well as academic achievement’.

We are looking to appoint two enthusiastic and talented teachers of science, to join our successful Science Department. Both are full time posts, although part time would be considered and offer a fantastic opportunity for ambitious NQTs or experienced teachers. We are looking for teachers who are motivated to inspire students of all abilities.

The successful candidates will:

  • Teach Science from Year 7 to Year 11, including Physics GCSE in Years 10 and 11
  • Teach Physics at A Level
  • Contribute as part of the Science team to curriculum development
  • Wish to develop his/her own skills
  • Be able to communicate their love for Science to students of all abilities.

We will offer:

  • A friendly, forward thinking and supportive department.
  • Teaching across all three Key Stages.
  • A department with an excellent track record at KS3, GCSE and A Level
  • Students that have very good attitudes towards Science and to the school and want to learn.
  • An innovative curriculum
  • Free loan of your own laptop computer
  • A well-structured induction programme for all new staff with excellent support.
  • An orderly environment in which you can thrive; OFSTED noted ‘Students behave well in lessons. Around the school they are very polite, friendly and helpful’.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 22 September 2017

Interview date: As soon as possible thereafter. 

For more information and to apply, please see our website at www.hays.co.uk/jobs/cardinalnewman or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7041

Roman Catholic School in the Diocese of Northampton.

“Together towards our Lord through learning, love and faith”


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More about Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Warden Hill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 597125
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