Science Teacher - Chemistry Specialist, Waltham Forest

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Holy Family Catholic School & Sixth FormWaltham Forest

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1 - UP3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Develop your career by joining a school which truly invests in all its staff.

Holy Family is a successful and happy school which has undergone a multi-million pound investment programme to enable us to expand and educate more students.

We are seeking to appoint a Science Teacher, preferably with a specialism in Chemistry, for September to join our highly successful science department.

Holy Family is a successful, well-regarded and oversubscribed secondary school. In 2019, Key Stage 4 students achieved exceptionally well with 69% of students securing a GCSE grade of 4 or above in both English and Maths and 53% at grade 5 or above. Additionally, our progress 8 score was +0.37. Additionally, students at KS5 continue to secure excellent outcomes at both A Level and in Level 3 vocational subjects. Students have access to an extensive extra-curricular programme which all staff are encouraged to participate in.

Every member of the teaching staff is provided with an iPad to support and enhance teaching and learning, and has access to excellent programmes of professional development, which earned the school the Gold Investors in People award in March 2016. We have an excellent record of internal career progression and promotion for our staff. Holy Family is a very friendly and supportive Catholic school with an inclusive ethos. In 2018, Ofsted described us as a good school in which “leaders are focused on achieving positive outcomes for students and have high aspirations for them”. We are also a school which has “effective strategies, valued by staff, to support staff wellbeing”.

Full details are available from the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Fray, either by email:, telephone number 020 8509 4274 or via the school’s website

Closing date: Tuesday 25th February 2020.

Holy Family is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about Holy Family Catholic School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Years 7,8, 12 and 13, Walthamstow House Site, 1 Shernhall Street, Walthamstow, London, E17 3EA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8520 0482
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Holy Family Catholic School & Sixth Form is a co-educational voluntary aided school based in Waltham Forest in London for students aged 11-18. It is a Roman Catholic school.

The school has around 1150 students and is a member of the Federation of...