Teacher of Science, Wiltshire

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Abbeyfield SchoolWiltshire

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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

0.6 FTE -  1 Year Fixed Term

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high calibre teachers who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all.

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, on a full time permanent contract. The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team who are fully committed to ensuring all staff and students fulfil their potential and continue to enjoy enviable success. 

KS4 students study the AQA GCSE Science (Trilogy) qualification with one Separate Science group studying AQA GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry and GCSE Physics. In September 2018 we introduced BTEC Health and Social Care Level 1 as an option. 

The department offers AQA A level courses in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Sixth form students also have the opportunity to take Edexcel BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work within a highly motivated team who are fully committed to developing staff to fulfil their potential.

Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school was inspected in March 2017 and we pledge to offer the following:

  • A high performing and growing school – operating well above the national average in English and Maths;
  • Excellent leadership which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership;
  • A thriving sixth form where pupils make better progress than their peers across the country;
  • Outstanding behaviour;
  • Friendly and welcoming pupils who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding.

For a full information pack, please see our website www.abbeyfieldschool.co.uk  or telephone 01249 464500

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk 

Close date for applications: 12.30pm, Wednesday 26 June 2019
Interview date: Monday 1 July 2019

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

More about Abbeyfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3XB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1249 464500
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