Teacher of Science (Physics), Wollaston Northants

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Wollaston SchoolWollaston Northants

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wollaston School is a large, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Barton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 students on roll with approximately 240 students in the Sixth Form. The school is over-subscribed. Wollaston School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2017.

Required for September 2018


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Teacher of Science at Key Stage 3 & Key Stage 4, who can offer physics as a specialism at Key Stage 5. Newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply, and we offer a fully supported induction programme, including regular subject specific mentoring and whole school training. The successful candidate will be a well-qualified and motivated classroom teacher, committed to ensuring excellent outcomes for every student.

Science is a core subject taught to all students at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. At Key Stage 4, we offer combined science and separate science courses. Biology, chemistry & physics are all offered at Key Stage 5 and many of these students go on to study science related courses at degree level. Examination outcomes at both GCSE & A-level are strong and constantly improving.

The Science Faculty comprises of 11 full time and 5 part time teaching staff, with the support of 4 technicians (3 Full-time equivalents). The faculty is housed in a dedicated block, opened in November 2014, with 11 dedicated laboratories. The faculty also has its own IT suites. We run a STEM club with students and work closely with The Institute of Physics and The Ogden Trust.

Closing date: Monday 5th February 2018.

Interviews: Will commence from Thursday 22nd February 2018.

Please contact Louisa Nixon for an application form and further details about this role on: 01933 663501 or via l.nixon@wollaston-school.net. Alternatively you can download details directly from the school website at: www.wollastonschool.com

Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Wollaston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Irchester Road, Wollaston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29 7PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1933 663501
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