Teacher of Science, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Abbeyfield SchoolWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1 January 2020 or later for the right candidate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main pay scale
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Physics or Chemistry specialist

0.6FTE – Fixed term until 31 August 2020

NQTs welcome to apply

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 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:

  • Excellent students who will work with you to achieve the highest standards.
  • A high-performing and growing school.
  • Excellent leadership, which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership.
  • A thriving sixth form where pupils make strong progress.
  • 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 

Closing date: 12.30pm, Monday 18 November 2019.

Interview date: Thursday 28 November 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
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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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