Teacher of Science Maternity Cover, Leicester

Closing date:

Beaumont Leys SchoolLeicester

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS 1 - UPS 3
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Science Maternity Cover

To join us from January, 2020 for two terms in the first instance with the possibility of a third to cover maternity leave.

Part time applicants would be considered. 

Beaumont Leys is a highly successful secondary school consistently rated as Good by Ofsted. Housed in a vibrant and colourful new build designed to replicate our inclusive and positive ethos, Beaumont Leys boasts fantastic facilities and a well utilised sports hall and fitness suite available to all staff. We consider our catering to be the best with regular staff breakfasts or hand-carved roasts. Our dining room is a wonderful place for staff to eat and catch-up and we even have a Cappuccino machine!!

Our Science Faculty is forward looking and innovative with an excellent reputation for maximising individual student potential.  It consists of 13 members of staff led by a Faculty Team Leader who is supported by a number of TLR holders and is housed in a suite of rooms containing 7 purpose build labs, and also a general classroom. The faculty delivers Combined Science Trilogy to most students with a small number completing the Triple Science qualification.  Over the past three years there has been a rise in student performance. This year the Science Faculty has seen improved GCSE results for all the courses that are offered.  We have recently achieved 61% of students gaining the new 9 - 4 grades for Double Science. For Triple Science this value was 98%! Both these results are above the national average.  

We believe in the power of our staff. We work hard to recruit the best and then we support them to be even better. Our internal promotion record is impressive, even our Head Teacher started with us as a NQT. We engage extensively with local ITT providers, including Teach First and Researchers into School, provide an excellent NQT support programme and run our own internal Professional Learning Programme tailored to our teacher’s needs.  Our teachers are always learners and as such role model everything we want for our students. 

If you’re thinking of relocating, then give Leicester a look! There are a range of affordable areas to live within an easy commute and an exciting city right on the doorstep. 

So, if you want a forward thinking, dynamic school to take your career to the next level, we would welcome your application. Just like Leicester City’s 5000 to 1 shot, we are pushing the boundaries for our students and invite you to be part of our odds beating success! 

Full DBS check applies. 

Full details and an application form are available from the school website www.beaumontleys.leicester.sch.uk

Closing Date for applications: 9am on Monday 11th November, 2019

Interviews to be held on 14th November, 2019



More about Beaumont Leys School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Anstey Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 0FL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 116 2344480
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