Teacher of Science
Start Date: September 2021
The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (approximately 2,000 students on roll, including 680 in the Sixth Form). We achieved GCSE progress results in the top 5% of all schools in 2019. We are pleased that we hold an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted as we feel this is a fair reflection of the school, not least as we recognize that we have the capacity to develop and improve further. We consider ourselves to be a school which has at its heart “opportunity, responsibility, excellence” and we aim to make this a deeper reality for all of our students and staff in the years to come. Our aims are supported by our designation as a National Teaching School and as a School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider. We are committed to the professional learning and career development of our staff and work in conjunction with the River Learning Trust to raise standards.
We are seeking to appoint a qualified teacher (holds, or will hold QTS by September 2021) who has a genuine excitement for excellence in the teaching and learning of Science. The successful candidate should enjoy working with young people and be able to make a positive contribution to our successful Science faculty. We welcome applications from candidates with specialisms in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics. The successful candidate will teach their own specialism at KS4 and 5, and all 3 sciences to Years 7 and 8.
Given the Teaching School status of the school and our commitment to staff development, the successful candidate will have ample opportunity to develop their own professional learning. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the provision of a rich learning experience for students. Should you wish to be part of our future, we welcome your application.
For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification (available to download below). To apply please use the 'Quick Apply' button on this page.
You are welcome to contact Mary Maguire on 01865 558719 if you would like to know more about the role or the application process.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 24th February 2021 at 9.00am
Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 1st March 2021
The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Cherwell School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.
The Cherwell School is an academy managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, OXFORD OX2 7EE United Kingdom
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