Teacher of Science - Chemistry

Hebburn Comprehensive SchoolSouth Tyneside

Required for as soon as possible

Teacher of Science - Chemistry


One-year fixed-term contract, initially

We seeking to employ an outstanding Chemistry teacher to join our Science department.  The successful applicant will be required to teach across the full age and ability range. 

Hebburn Comprehensive is an 11-16 school, with a pupil population of 810, which is increasing rapidly.  We are a ‘good’ school, where the emphasis for all is on learning and achievement, where pupils feel safe and happy and where a culture of success and ambition is embedded and celebrated throughout the school and wider community.  Our central aim is to raise the aspirations of all our young people, inculcating a respect for one another and for the values of learning, citizenship and tolerance.  We remain resolute in our conviction that the education we provide must be inclusive, ambitious and designed to meet the needs of all pupils. 

In 2013 and 2017, we were judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted in all areas. Inspectors in 2017 said: ‘Pupils are confident and they engage well with visitors.  Pupils speak with fondness and enthusiasm about their teachers, and say how approachable and supportive all staff are’.  The school has excellent facilities and provides first-class opportunities for professional development. 

If you are passionate about teaching and learning and want to make a real difference to the lives of young people, Hebburn Comprehensive could be the school for you. 

For further information and an application pack, please contact Mrs Kaye Melville (melvillek@hebburn.net), Head Teacher’s PA, at school, to whom completed applications should be returned by Thursday 29 April at 12.00noon. 

Hebburn Comprehensive School

Campbell Park Road


Tyne & Wear

NE31 2QU

Tel. 0191 483 3199

Making your application

• Candidates are asked to complete the standard South Tyneside Council application form in full, and to enclose a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, explaining how your experience and professional and personal qualities make you a suitable candidate for the post. 

• A CV is not required

• We look forward to receiving your application. 

Please visit our website for more information about the school www.hebburn.net

Hebburn Comprehensive is committed to the safeguarding and well-being of children and young people. All appointments are made subject to rigorous safer recruitment checks, including an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), previously known as the Criminal Records Bureau.

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Hebburn Comprehensive School

South Tyneside

Hebburn Comprehensive School
Campbell Park RoadHebburnTyne And WearNE31 2QUUnited Kingdom
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