18 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS (£28,000 – £43,685)

Additional allowances

TLR2 a (£3,017)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to join our science team on a full-time basis to start in September 2023. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the Head of Department in areas such as curriculum, teaching and learning, and assessment, amongst many others. The role is ideal for any teacher that is at the stage where they are looking to take on more responsibility, develop their own leadership skills and aspire for further promotion. We are open to applicants who may be looking for part time work as well as applicants looking for a full-time position.

The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge, strong classroom management skills and the ability to inspire our pupils with outstanding and engaging teaching. Our students are a delight to teach, and we foster an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.

The successful applicant will be joining an already highly successful department with both combined science and the separate sciences amongst our highest attaining subjects. In 2022, combined science achieved outstanding results. In combined sciences, pupils achieved of 84%/70% at Grade 4+, 63%/54% at Grade 5+, and 19/12% at Grade 7+. Our separate sciences achieved 100% Grade 5+ across all three sciences, and an average of 71% at Grade 7+ across all three sciences. This success was built on a department truly committed to continual improvement in all areas, especially the curriculum and teaching and learning, with the focus on all improvements impacting pupil outcomes.

The Department currently follow the AQA exam board course at GCSE level. Teaching within the department benefits from a strong team of specialist teachers who have all contributed to the department's rich curriculum.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will:

§ Be committed to supporting all pupils to achieve their “Personal Best”

§ Be an excellent teacher and able to teach science to GCSE Level

§ Have excellent interpersonal leadership skills, underpinned by a firm vision for the teaching of science.

§ Be forward thinking, visionary, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.

§ Have aspirations for further promotion

We have an excellent track record of developing and supporting our staff to progress both professionally and in their career.

Toynbee School is an expanding school with consistently high achievement and progress across all subjects. The school was categorized as ‘Good’ by OFSTED in October 2015 and again in April 2019.

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About The Toynbee School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1024 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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