Science Teacher (Specialism in Physics or Chemistry), Derbyshire

Closing date:

Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary AcademyDerbyshire

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale or NQT
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated, energetic and creative individual to join our supportive and experienced Science Department. We are looking for an inspirational teacher who is committed to delivering high quality lessons in which all students are motivated to achieve to the best of their ability.   

The successful candidate will be passionate about Science and will be committed to ensuring that every child achieves the highest possible academic standards.  

This role is suitable for experienced teachers or NQT candidates.   

We offer a supportive working environment based around our Catholic ethos (we welcome applications from Catholics and non-Catholics) and an excellent and varied weekly CPD programme.  

The School  

Saint John Houghton can offer the successful candidate:  

  • A dedicated and committed team of staff  
  • A welcoming and supportive community  
  • Training and support to develop the skills needed in the role
  • Chilcare vouchers

We are an oversubscribed and popular school and expect to have around 670 students on roll in September 2017.

We are based in the East Midlands between Nottingham and Derby and only a couple of miles from Junction 25 of the M1.


Application pack also available from the About Us/Vacancies section on our website:

You will need to complete and sign the following three Catholic Education Service forms and return by post to HR Department, Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy, Abbot Road, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 4HX. 

You may also send an email copy to 

•Teaching Staff Application Form 

•Recruitment Monitoring Form 

•Rehabilitation of Offenders Disclosure Form

For more information about this post or to arrange a visit please contact our Head of Science - Mrs Karen Finney by email: (Please be aware we break up for Easter at the end of school on Thursday 29 March returning on Monday 16 April)

For other enquiries contact Mrs Helen Swindell 0115 932 2896 

[Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy is committed to the safeguarding and well-being of every child.  All new appointments will require DBS clearance]

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More about Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Abbot Road, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4HX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 9322896
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