Job details

Job details
Employer The Marches School
Location Oswestry
Salary Negotiable
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Posted
Job starts September 2018

Teacher of Science  

Negotiable for the right candidate 

Full time, 1 Year Fixed Term Required for September 2018

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Teacher of Science to join our successful team. We are seeking an innovative and motivational teacher with excellent subject knowledge and the desire and commitment to raise achievement of students at all levels. The requirement will be to teach Science across Key Stage 3 and then Key Stage 4 & 5 relevant to all specialisms.  We are looking for passionate and inspirational professionals who would enjoy working in an exciting and rewarding environment and are prepared to contribute fully to school life. To be able to demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy articulacy and the correct use of standard English is essential for this post.   

Teachers who possess the physics specialism would be preferential.  Applications are welcome from NQTs.  Please note that you may be required to work across other schools in the Academy Trust if required  

In the Science Department we have

• Excellent teaching supported by interactive whiteboard technology. 

• Attainment significantly above average. 

• State of the art laboratories with the latest equipment.  

• Inspirational teaching staff with drive and enthusiasm. 

• Many opportunities for continued professional development  


The Marches is a thriving school, dedicated to ensuring students feel fully supported in all that they do. Learning radiates well beyond the classroom, with a vast array of extra-curricular activities, trips and educational visits taking place each term.  Facilities at the school are exceptional, providing students with access to state of the art ICT equipment, extensive sports facilities and fully equipped classrooms.  

At The Marches School we can offer

• An ‘Outstanding’ curriculum offering students a strong core entitlement in English, Mathematics and Science 

• A full extra-curricular programme with opportunities for enrichment activities for all 

• Excellent resources and facilities 

• An enthusiastic and supportive team of staff, parents and governors 

• Hard working students • An excellent opportunity to develop your career 

• CPD opportunities  

The Marches School is a successful, forward-thinking 11-18 Academy, with 1,420 students currently on roll. Located in the attractive border town of Oswestry, the school enjoys a semi-rural location, within walking distance of the town centre. In 2013, The Marches opened its doors to the school's first ever Sixth Formers and now delivers a broad range of A-Levels and boasts modern, spacious Sixth Form Facilities.  

There will be an opportunity for those interested in applying, to visit the school on Thursday 14th December at 9:40am.   If you would like to attend on this day or if you have any other queries, please email Julia Hipkiss HR/Personnel Administrator Hipkiss.j@marchesschool.net   

For further information or to apply for the post please visit our online recruitment site via the school’s website www.marchesschool.co.uk (Please note we do not accept CVs).   

Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 1st January 2018.  

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th January 2018.  


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About the employer

The Marches Academy Trust is a multi-academy sponsor based in Shropshire, which was developed from the highly successful Marches School. The Marches School is a National Leader of Education Support School and Chief Executive, Sarah Longville, is a Na...

Information about The Marches School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Morda Road
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 2AR
United Kingdom
+44 1691 671515