Teacher of Science, Northamptonshire

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Wollaston SchoolNorthamptonshire

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

Wollaston School is a large, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Bar-ton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 students on roll with approximately 240 students in the Sixth Form. The school is over-subscribed. Wollaston School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2017.


Required for September 2019

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Science to join our team of highly committed scientists. Candidates must have the ability to teach science throughout the school from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 and Chemistry to Key Stage 5. Newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply and we offer a fully supported programme for newly qualified teachers, including regular subject specific mentoring and whole school training. The successful candidate will be a well-qualified and committed to ensuring excellent outcomes for every student..

Science is taught as a core subject at KS3 and KS4, with many students wishing to pursue the Separate Science (Triple Science) course at KS4. Science at KS5 is popular and Chemistry in particular, is traditionally one of the best performing A Level subjects at the school.

The Science Faculty is comprised of 11 full time and 5 part time teaching staff, with the support of 4 technicians. The faculty is housed in a purpose built science block, opened in November 2014, with 11 dedicated laboratories. The faculty also has access to dedicated IT suites.

This is an exciting opportunity for any individual who wishes to develop their career in a welcoming, ambitious and supportive school with a dedicated team of teachers and a fantastic cohort of students.

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including support of the Teacher Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Discounted Onsite Gym Membership, Onsite Parking and Childcare Vouchers. Wollaston School is a fantastic place to work and study. Informal visits are welcomed if you would like to see us in action and to learn more about us prior to your application.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 29th April 2019

Please contact Mrs Louisa Nixon for an application form, further details about this role or to arrange a visit on l.nixon@wollaston-school.net. Alternatively you can download details directly from the school website at: www.wollastonschool.com 

Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we ex-pect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Wollaston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Irchester Road, Wollaston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29 7PH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1933 663501
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