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Teacher of Science

Wellfield Community SchoolDurham, County

Wellfield School

North Road East 


Co Durham 

TS28 5AX

Telephone: 01429 838783



Teacher of Science

Required from September 2021



Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic teachers to work within our Science department. We are seeking to appoint an ambitious person who combines excellent teaching skills, an enthusiasm for the subject and an ability to inspire and motivate pupils. If you have the potential to become an outstanding teacher and the desire to inspire a love for your subject then we would like to hear from you. This post would be ideal for an NQT or recently qualified teacher. Subject specialism of Physics is preferable but not essential.

Wellfield was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in June 2018.  

An £8.5million refurbishment was completed in the summer of 2014, resulting in an excellent learning environment offering state of the art facilities. There is also a floodlit, FA standard, 3G multi purpose sports facility on site which will support both the development of school and community sport.  Situated only 8 miles to the east of Durham City the school is well located for access to the A19 and A1(M). It is also within comfortable driving distance of affordable housing and areas of outstanding natural beauty. We benefit from a Beacon Nursery in the village.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required’

This job is not open to job share

Application packs are available via the school website   

Closing date for applications: 29th January 2021   

Application forms are available from this website and should be returned to the school.





TS28 5AX

Tel: 01429 838783



  • Essential Qualifications: 
  • Degree or B. Ed in Science or a science-based subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status 

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