Teacher of Science, Oxford

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Cheney SchoolOxford

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Start date: For January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary range: MPS1 – UPS3 / £24,373 - £40,490 per annum (with NQTs starting on M2 / £26,298, subject to successful professional review)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome  

The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.

We have a large, thriving science department, with a deeply committed and supportive group of teachers and technicians working in excellent facilities. The department is motivated and ambitious for its students to achieve highly, and to continually improve the quality of teaching and learning. Our students make excellent progress – GCSE results are significantly above the national average and around 70% of students in the sixth form take science courses.

You will be a key member of the department, instilling a passion for science, and committed to the learning of all students across all key stages, regardless of their background, needs or prior attainment. You should be able to teach up to GCSE and A level physics.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Ben Preston, Head of Science, at: bpr@cheney.oxon.sch.uk  

Payment on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale depending on experience.

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

Please email your completed application form to: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk  

Closing date: 8am, Wednesday 11 November 2019

Interview: 18 November 2019

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

More about Cheney School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 765726
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