Teacher of Science

Wilsthorpe SchoolDerbyshire

Teacher of Science   

Salary: Main / Upper Pay Scale 

Hours: 1 FTE 

Contract term: Permanent 

Start date: September 2021


The school 

Wilsthorpe School is a high-performing academy that is well on the path to becoming an outstanding school. Everyone in the school believes in our journey of improvement and shares common goals. Strong relationships exist between students and staff which are open, warm and friendly and these relationships have led to excellent attitudes to learning. 

The role 

Students are at the heart of everything that we do at Wilsthorpe School and this is an exciting opportunity to join our established Science Department. As supportive and friendly team, we are looking for someone who can deliver student focused teaching through challenging lessons and whose passion for teaching and their subject shines through and is evident for all to see. 

The person 

The successful candidate will be hard-working, dedicated and focused. We welcome applications from someone with the drive and commitment to consistently place the quality of our students learning and progression at the centre of what they do every day. This opportunity would suit an ambitious NQT or experienced teacher looking for a new challenge.

Why join us

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people. We offer:

  • Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.
  • Free car parking.
  • An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
  • The ability to request flexible working. 
  • Entry to a career average pension scheme.
  • A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development. 
  • Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
  • A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals; the successful candidate will join an established network of SENCOs across the Trust.
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.


The closing date for applications is: Monday 1 March 2021

Interviews will be held on: Week commencing 8 March 2021. Please note this may change due to pending national announcements about reopening of schools.   


We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

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