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Job details
Employer Dover College
Location Dover
Salary According to Experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts October 2017

Teacher of Science (Maternity Cover)

For October 2017



Are you prepared to think differently?

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of science. Ideally we are looking for a Biology graduate.

The successful candidate will have a love of the sciences in general, be able to teach pupils with a range of abilities, and foster high quality teaching and learning skills. We have spacious facilities. There are six laboratories in the science department, with each teacher having their own lab. We also have a highly competent science technician to aid with preparing practical lessons.

You will:

• Be enthusiastic and hold QTS status;

• Be ready and enthusiastic to make your impact in this thriving and successful school;

• Be ambitious for your students and your own professional development;

• Have a sense of humour and be able to work well in a close-knit team.

Dover College has a well-established and thriving extracurricular programme, and the successful applicant will be expected to play an active part in this.

Closing date for applications:

Noon, Friday 29 September 2017

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mr Duncan Ellerington on 01304 205969.  An application form and information pack may also be downloaded from the school website

Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter (C.V.s will not be considered without an application form) and should be marked Private and Confidential to Mrs Claire Wagstaff-Townend, HR Department, Dover College, Effingham Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RH or emailed to

The School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references which will be taken up prior to the commencement of the post. Dover College reserves the right to close applications early and make an appointment at any stage.

About the employer

Information about Dover College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Effingham Crescent
CT17 9RH
United Kingdom
+44 1304 242854