Science Teacher, Southampton

Closing date:

Wildern SchoolSouthampton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative Science teacher to join our diverse Team for September 2018. You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. Applications from Newly Qualified Teachers due to qualify this summer are encouraged and an excellent NQT package would be available if appropriate.

Having been designated as one of the first 100 Teaching Schools in July 2011 we have a proven history of outreach with other schools, both at a Primary and Secondary level.  We are also a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. Graded as ‘OUTSTANDING’ by Ofsted in November 2012 for the third consecutive inspection, we are committed to being a centre of innovation, creativity and enjoyment for both students and staff. We are currently involved in the planning and developing of two new schools within the Wildern catchment, a secondary and primary school. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

Science results for 2017 were 79% for Additional Science, 100% for Biology, 96% for Chemistry and 99% for Physics. Whole school 5A*-C GCSEs were 75% including English & Maths.  The Science department has 16 dedicated science laboratories, a highly committed and dedicated team of staff including a Core Progress Assistant (Science TA). For more information on our science department please visit our website www.wildern.hants.sch.uk/index.php/teaching-and-learning/curriculum/curriculum/science/ 

We will ensure that the successful candidate has: 

• comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor 

• continuous professional learning, development and improvement 

• the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students

Benefits include: 

• Opportunities for continued professional development 

• Excellent IT provision within the department and school  

• Excellent department resources  

• Staff membership rates to our modern Leisure Centre

Wildern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

You can apply using a TES or Wildern School application form, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Wildern School application forms can be downloaded from our website www.wildern.hants.sch.uk where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to recruitment@wildern.hants.sch.uk or sent by post for the attention of Mrs C Twyman, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Closing Date:  Midday Thursday 22nd March 2018 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 4EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1489 783473
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