The Grammar School Building, West End, Wolsingham,
Bishop Auckland, Co Durham, DL13 3DJ
Telephone 01388 527302
11-19 Mixed Comprehensive
557 on roll (Sixth Form 78)
Headteacher: Mr Lee Elliott
Required for 1st September 2017
Teacher of Science – MPS – UPR
All science specialisms welcome
Located at the heart of Weardale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Wolsingham School is approximately 15 minutes drive west of Durham. The school is set in extensive grounds having benefited from a new building in April 2016. The Science Faculty are based in a purpose-built suite of six laboratories complete with new digital technologies and breakout ICT facilities.
We are seeking to appoint a driven, innovative and inspiring classroom teacher with strong practical skills who has the ability to enthuse and engage students. Science is taught within a forward thinking and creative team and we welcome applications from experienced colleagues. A passion for teaching and learning and a genuine regard for exceptional progress with quality care of all our students is essential.
The school itself was founded in 1614 and for over 400 years students at Wolsingham have benefitted from our innovative approach to education. Our “Ready” curriculum, army and police cadets, House system, vertical tutor groups as well as awe and wonder extra-curricular visits mean that when our young people leave Wolsingham School they are fully prepared for life.
Wolsingham School provides an extremely supportive induction programme for new staff and excellent professional development opportunities.
We welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or religion. Our school is also committed to the protection and safety of its students. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure DBS check.
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.
To request an application pack, arrange a visit or discuss the post please contact Mrs Gillian Norbury, PA to Headteacher on 01388 527302 / email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 23rd June 2017
Shortlist: Monday 26th June 2017
Interviews: Monday 3rd July 2017
www.wolsinghamschool.net for more information.