Second in Science, Hertfordshire

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Ashlyns SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + TLR2B
Contract term: Permanent

An opportunity for an ambitious Teacher of Science to take the next step in their career.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher of Science from September 2018. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach across the key stages, have a track record of teaching outstanding lessons in Science and have the passion to improve learning for all students.

Ashlyns School will provide a supportive structure where your leadership skills will be nurtured and developed, working with the Head of Faculty to raise standards in Science.

Please read through the attached application booklet to learn more about our school. Staff at Ashlyns School receive excellent training and can benefit from access to a wide variety of school trips, professional well-being support, the school’s children of staff admission rule, free use of commercial on-site gym and childcare vouchers.

The successful candidate will be committed to raising achievement and delivering excellent teaching and learning. With great career opportunities and a dynamic environment for learning, we invite applications from newly qualified teachers as well as more experienced colleagues.

We would be delighted to show you around our school. Please contact Jane Gaherty, PA to the Headteacher, to arrange an appointment: 01442 863605. An application pack is attached.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Ashlyns School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All employees have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children in our school. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS.

Closing date: 23/04/2018 17:00:00
Interview date: 26, 27th Apr 2018

Ashlyns is a popular and oversubscribed school. We became a full secondary school in September 2013 following the re-organisation of the education provision in Berkhamsted, and now have over 1,200 students.

The school has undergone significant refurbishment in recent years with continuing improvements in progress as we prepare to expand to eight forms of entry in September 2017. This is an exciting time to join our school and make your impression as we continue to develop and build on our success.

The school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in September 2014 and is focused on rapid improvement in results with the aspiration to be rated ‘Outstanding’ at our next inspection. We would encourage applicants to read the report, which can be found on the school website (

Ashlyns is a thriving school with a rich heritage. Originally established to provide for the most vulnerable in society, the school continues to emphasise the traditional values of respect, honesty and hard work. These values, combined with high expectations, innovation and creativity, mean that Ashlyns is a school which encourages and helps students to develop and make the most of their abilities and interests.

Ashlyns School
Chesham Road
01442 863605

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More about Ashlyns School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3AH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 863605
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Ashlyns School is a co-educational foundation school based in Hertfordshire for students aged 11-18. It is a non-denominational school.


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