Teacher of Science, Enfield

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Southgate SchoolEnfield

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Start date: September 2020 - early start dates will be considered for NQTs
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR (an additional TLR payment may be available for a suitable applicant)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you want to work in a vibrant and friendly school, as part of our dynamic and successful Science Team? Are you ambitious, dedicated and passionate about teaching? If so, then you might be just the right person for us.

We are looking for a qualified Teacher of Science and who is able to teach all the Sciences up to GCSE level and any of Biology, Chemistry or Physics at A level, to join a strong department in a very successful school. All KS4 pupils study either Triple Science or Double Science.  Physics, Chemistry and Biology are very popular options in the Sixth Form.

We are looking for the right person; age and experience are less important than your vision, ideas and passion!

Why apply for this job at Southgate School?

  • We are a member of Middlesex Learning Trust alongside The Compton School, an outstanding school with a national profile. Together we are leading edge in our approach to ensuring excellence for all
  • We are consistently the most over-subscribed school in Enfield
  • You will work in a school that has exceptional students from all walks of life and staff who truly care about the impact of their work
  • You will be joining a school that is buzzing with life, energy and opportunities for your own continued professional development
  • Leaders’ work has been sharply focused on making sure that all subjects are planned and taught effectively. As a result, pupils achieve well in their GCSEs. (Ofsted 2019)
  • ‘There is never a day that I don’t want to come to school’. All the pupils we spoke to held this view. (Ofsted 2019)

We are a mixed comprehensive school (1500+ on roll including the Sixth Form) dedicated to academic achievement and the maintenance of very high standards.


At Southgate School we offer a comprehensive training package for NQTs. For aspiring middle and senior leaders, we provide financial and professional support and wider CPD including the NPQML and NPQSL. These programmes are delivered as part of our partnership with the Institute of Education


Southgate School has excellent transport links. We are five minutes away from Oakwood Tube Station (Piccadilly Line). Central London is only 20 minutes away.

Further Information

An application form can be downloaded from the school website and should be submitted to the Headteacher’s PA/Office Manager Mrs Jane Theobald by Midday on Friday 27th March 2020 by email to hr@southgate.enfield.sch.uk

Interviews will be held on week commencing week commencing 30th March 2020

All schools and services in Enfield are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all workers and employees in Enfield are expected to share this commitment.

More about Southgate School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sussex Way, Cockfosters, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 0BL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 449 9583
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Located in Oakwood, in the London Borough of Enfield, Southgate School is a co-educational comprehensive. The school has around 1500 pupils, aged 11-18, making it far larger than the average secondary school of its type. Originally founded as a gramm...