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Job details
Employer Wolsingham School
Location Durham, County
Salary MPS - UPR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

Wolsingham School

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 

Closing date:  12 noon on Friday 23rd June 2017

Shortlist: Monday 26th June 2017

Interviews: Monday 3rd July 2017 for more information. 

About the employer

The former Grammar School was first opened in 1614 and has seen numerous changes since then. In April 2016 we moved into brand new and remodelled buildings as a result of over £6 million investment from Durham County Council. Miss Morris, Acting Head...

Information about Wolsingham School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

The Grammar School Building
West End
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 3DJ
United Kingdom
+44 1388 528173