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Teacher of Science | For September 2021

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormKingston upon Thames

12 dedicated labs and 2 prep rooms, house our team of specialist Science Teachers and Technicians, in a school where students are motivated and thrive in a culture of achievement and success. Recently our Science students have had a hot air balloon land on the school field; had a visit from a NASA Astronaut; welcomed an Urban Farm into school and have nurtured and hatched their very own Chicks. We are the home of innovative opportunities for students, extending their learning across all areas of Science.

We are looking to appoint an engaging and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, to join our highly effective Faculty. You will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision to ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. You will have the ability to teach Science to at least KS4 and ideally a specialist subject to KS5, however we will consider an NQT for this post. Our ideal candidate will be keen to play an active part in school life, running extra-curricular activities for students.

This is a full-time, permanent post, based at Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form. Our salary scale is Outer London Main pay scale ranging from MPS1 £29,915.00pa to MPS6, £41,136.00pa and Upper scale £42,559.00pa to £45,766.00pa.

Why work for Tolworth Girls’?

Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we offer a wide range of incentives to engage colleagues to ensure they are appreciated and feel valued. Regular professional development, is a key focus for Teaching and Non-Teaching staff. All new colleagues get a buddy and a mentor for NQT’s, with a tailored induction programme, to suit you. We regularly train colleagues across school in Mental Health first aid and all staff receive support, information and guidance on mental health and their personal journey. We also have colleagues trained in coaching, and suggest all new members of the team take advantage of this resource.

Our benefits include Local Government Pension scheme; early finish for all half and end of terms; discounted fees with a local nursery; on-site parking and flu jab vouchers. We have a dedicated newly refurbished staffroom, with free tea and coffee.


Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students. 

Teacher Testimonial

Science NQT started July 2019

“I work with a fantastic team of dynamic science teachers and technicians. They are all very co-operative and insightful. I can approach any of them for advice and benefit from their expertise.  

This is a school where teachers learn too. At Tolworth, the great emphasis placed on training and development means you will have a seamless experience as you transition in your teaching career.    “

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Closing Date: 18 April 2021

Interviews: W/C  19 April 2021

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form reserve the right to close this advert early, should a suitable candidate apply. We therefore advise all potential candidate’s to submit as early as possible. Application is VIA TES and referees will be contacted prior to interview.

Direct applications only. No recruitment agencies.

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