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Teacher of Science (Fixed term maternity cover), Oxfordshire

Closing date:

The Cooper SchoolOxfordshire

Salary: Salary depending on experience

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Maternity Cover

Date Posted:

Closing date:

Start date: January 2021

Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Cooper School is currently seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science to join our highly successful department from January 2021. This is a fixed-term position to cover a period of maternity leave ending on 31st August 2021.

We are seeking applicants with a strong subject knowledge who have the ability to inspire students to achieve their full potential. They will share the academy’s vision that all children can succeed and be reflective practitioners that contribute to a high performing team.

Applications from experienced teachers and NQTs will be considered.

We can offer you:

• the opportunity to work with experienced and value driven colleagues;

• an innovative and supportive working environment;

• caring, well behaved and motivated students;

• a genuinely happy and friendly academy community;

• a commitment to Continual Professional Learning and Development;

• strong links with and support from the wider academy;

• a, vibrant and diverse environment where everyone is valued;

• the use of Google’s GSuite for Education.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Miss Harriet Hurdle, Head of Department by email

Closing date: Tuesday 1st December at 9am.

Please contact Human Resources with any questions by email

Please fill in the application form according to the instructions, Curriculum Vitae (CVs) will not be accepted without an application form. The form should be fully completed, accurate and clearly legible.

In addition to the application form, we also require a letter of application, which should be a maximum of two sides of A4 paper. This letter should be addressed to Mr Robert Whannel, Headteacher of The Cooper School. It should set out how your experience to date makes you a suitable candidate for the position, what you will bring to the school and how you would help further contribute to an outstanding department.

Bernwode Schools Trust have the right to interview and appoint at any time throughout this recruitment process. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Bernwode Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.


More about The Cooper School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: Secondary with sixth form

Funding status: State - Academy

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 11 - 19 years

Address: Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1869 242121


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Bernwode Schools Trust

Bernwode Schools Trust (formerly Bicester Learning Academy) was formed on 1st July 2014 and is a multi-academy trust currently comprising of The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School. The academy is run by a board of Trus...