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Teacher of Science (maternity cover), West Sussex

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Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary SchoolWest Sussex

Salary: TMS/UPS

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Maternity Cover

Date Posted:

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Start date: 1st January 2021

Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Role: Teacher of Science

Contract Type: Full time, temporary maternity cover

FTE Salary: £25,543 - £41,635 (pay award pending)

Job starts: 1st January 2021

Closes: 9am Monday 23rd of November 2020

Interview: TBC

NB: applications will be reviewed as they are received and suitable applicants called for immediate interview.

The Governors of Holy Trinity School wish to appoint a dynamic, forward looking candidate to teach Science. This post is to cover the maternity leave of an experienced colleague and presents a good opportunity for either a newly qualified/or more experienced practitioner to experience working in this successful department. The contract is likely to continue until the end of December 2021.

Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to the teaching of Science (any discipline considered). We require practitioners who have the enthusiasm, skill and ability to make a positive contribution to this motivated and successful team. The successful candidates will be committed to teaching across the 11-18 range. Experience of, or the potential to teach at A level is desirable, as is a second subject. Applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to excellent teaching and learning; to securing good or better outcomes for students; to developing student potential and skills from KS3 onwards, and to promoting the study of the subject at A Level.

In addition to teaching your primary and possibly a secondary subject across ages 11 to 18 there is an expectation that you may teach other subjects as directed in order to facilitate the delivery of the curriculum. Relevant support will be offered.

We offer:

• salary progression in line with our policy on pay and professional development

• engagement of all teaching staff in the TEEP programme to enhance our teaching and learning

• comprehensive induction programme

• coaching trios to share good practice

• a mentoring programme for NQTs

• an extensive programme of CPL

We support, empower and challenge staff to make a real difference in helping our young people achieve their potential. We have many examples of staff who have fast-tracked their career.

The school is an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East or West Sussex and from Surrey and many staff operate car share schemes.

Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged via HR. An information pack is available on request.

We are seeking candidates who will commit to upholding our values and ethos as a faith school; however applicants do not need to be a practising Christian.

This is an excellent Church of England Voluntary Aided 11-18 mixed Comprehensive School where we pride ourselves in the pastoral care and development of all students. The post offers an unmissable opportunity for candidates wishing to make a positive impact on student and team progress, and who are able to provide innovative ideas to achieve this goal.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

Application forms and details about the post are attached/ on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter/statement should be sent to HR by the closing date or earlier.

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received. An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

The Holy Trinity Church Of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.


Applications closed

More about Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: Secondary

Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 11 - 18 years

Denomination: Church of England

Address: Buckswood Drive, Gossops Green, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8JE, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1293 423690


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Welcome to the Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School. We are a Voluntary Aided Church school with a rich history and a reputation for excellence.  

The school was opened in 1969 by the Queen and is believed to be the first purpose buil...