Teacher of Science specialising in Chemistry, Biology or Physics, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

The John Henry Newman Catholic SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS1-UPS3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

‘We were immediately struck by the many smiling faces of pupils, who enjoy coming to school…. Pupils display a real pride in their school. They talk enthusiastically about their strong relationships with staff and the sense of community where everyone goes out of their way to be friendly and make you feel welcome.’  Ofsted May 2018

The John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education.   The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world. 

In 2017/18 the students achieved:

87% GCSE English and Maths at 9-4

37% of all GCSE grades achieved were 9-7

59% A Level at A*, A and B 

The raising of £50,000 for charity

As a result of the determination to ensure that our curriculum is relevant and responsive to student interest and ambition, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Teacher of Science to join our very strong Science Department from 1st September 2019.  The successful applicant will be able to teach Science across Key Stages 3 and specialise in Biology, Chemistry or Physics at KS4 and KS5. You will work well as part of a large collaborative team and will be committed to sustaining improvements in the teaching and learning of Science. You will be joining a cohesive, innovative, professional and highly effective team of specialists.  

In addition, the post-holder will have every opportunity to progress due to the school’s highly developed and personalised approach to training and professional development.  This position is suitable for NQTs and experienced teachers.

Information giving more details about our school, the post and our Science Department is provided in the information pack attached.

Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk

The John Henry Newman School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the DBS and a ‘prohibition from teaching’ check.

The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Hitchin Road, Stevenage Hertfordshire  SG1 4AE



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Hitchin Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1438 314643
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The John Henry Newman Catholic School is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form situated in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. It gained academy status in March 2012 and is supported by The Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust...