Science Teacher, Bristol, City of

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St Mary Redcliffe and Temple SchoolBristol, City of

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teaching Salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role

Are you our new Science teacher?  The post is full time, permanent and is available from 1 September 2018.

The School

We are a successful and heavily oversubscribed 11-18 co-educational, Church of England, comprehensive school of over 1700 students, serving families from the whole of greater Bristol and beyond. We are located at the heart of the city and have a diverse student community with considerable parental support. Our diversity is a strength and something we celebrate. The Redcliffe Sixth Form Centre currently houses more than 600 students taken from our own school and from many other schools across the City.

The School is proud of its academic record, and 84% of grades were at grade C/Level 4 or above (up from 78%) this summer.  87% achieved a Level 4 or above (equivalent to a C) in English and Maths.  Sixth Form results are also outstanding with a 99% pass rate and 81% at grade C or above.  32% got A* and A grades (up 5%).  Most Sixth Form students continue on to Higher Education, including 9 taking up Oxbridge places this year.

Inspection Reports

The School was judged in January 2012 and again in April 2015 to be outstanding by Ofsted, and outstanding in our church school (SIAMS) inspection, in each and every category. Ofsted judged Leadership and Management, Behaviour and Safety of Pupils, Quality of Teaching, Achievement of Pupils, and Sixth Form Provision, all as Outstanding.

The Department

The Science team seek to deliver lessons which challenge all students by using a full variety of teaching and learning strategies.  The student lies at the heart of the assessment process and we use a wide range of formative, evaluative and summative approaches to support them in their learning.  We would welcome a colleague with a passion for science teaching who loves to see scientists of all abilities enjoying their science, learning actively and making rapid progress.  We provide a variety of development opportunities including outreach to other schools.

Science is a friendly department with a well-qualified, committed team of subject specialists, who enjoy working collaboratively. The department is well supported with three technicians and has a large number of dedicated rooms which are all situated together.

What we're looking for

We seek to appoint a talented teacher able to teach all three subject areas to GCSE as part of a Combined Science GCSE course. The ability to teach at least one specialism (Physics, Chemistry or Biology) to KS5 is essential.

Find out more about the School by visiting our website

Application Process

The closing date for receipt of application forms is 10am Monday 23 April 2018. Please return your application form (and a Teaching Experience Sheet) by email direct to

Interviews will be scheduled during week commencing Monday 30 April 2018. If you have not heard from us by the end of April, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Due to the large number of applications we receive for most of our posts we are unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications. We may call for references as part of our shortlisting process.

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More about St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Somerset Square, Bristol, BS1 6RT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 117 3772100
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