Science Teacher, Bishop's Stortford

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Birchwood High SchoolBishop's Stortford

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale (Including London Fringe)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Birchwood is a successful 11-18 mixed school with 1400 students on roll. We are very proud of our school, where students not only leave with strong academic qualifications but also as well–rounded individuals with a sense of responsibility.  

We have:

  • Engaged students
  • 200 talented and hard-working staff
  • Outstanding facilities for students and staff
  • A determination to raise standards for all
  • A belief in comprehensive values
  • A commitment to professional development and staff well-being

“The staff and faculty have always gone above and beyond to help me settle in. They want me to succeed as much as I do and make time in order to help.” (Quote from new member of staff)

The Science Faculty is well led and achieved its best ever GCSE results in 2017 with 75% achieving 2 or more A*-C grades. Sixth Form uptake is strong with good progression onto Russell Group Universities to study Medicine or Science-related degrees.

We are therefore looking to appoint a committed and dynamic practitioner who can join an otherwise fully staffed science faculty to deliver inspirational lessons across all aspects of the Science curriculum and support our aim to be a great school. 

As a Science teacher you will be committed to delivering high quality learning experiences for all students that will inspire them to achieve the best of their ability.

This role is suitable for experienced teachers or NQT candidates where we offer an early start date of 1 July, where appropriate, to enable induction and CPD prior to 1 September. There is a possibility of a TLR for a suitable candidate.

We offer an effective and supportive induction and professional development package, available for all teachers as part of the school's commitment to a holistic learning community.

To download an application pack please visit our website www.birchwoodonline.co.uk or email:  recruitment@birchwoodhigh.org.uk

Closing Date – Wednesday 24th January 2018

Interviews – w/c 29th January 2018

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Parsonage Lane, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 655936
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Birchwood is an over-subscribed, genuinely comprehensive 11-18 Converter Academy.  With results beginning to tip into the 'outstanding' category, the majority of our Year 11 students stay on into our 6th Form, 80% of whom then attend University....