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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Permanent Position MPS/UPS Start: September 2024

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be a well-qualified Science teacher with a record of planning and delivering lessons that are engaging challenging and enjoyable to pupils of all ability levels.
  • Have a PGCE/SCITT qualification (or will have obtained one by September 2024) and QTS.
  • Have the ability to teach pupils throughout KS3 & KS4, with the potential of KS5 teaching.
  • Be able to inspire and make positive relationships with students to encourage great learning.
  • Have evidence of supporting students to reach their full potential.
  • Be a resilient character with a strong personal drive.

What the school offers its staff

  • The opportunity to teach, or work towards teaching, A Level Science qualifications
  • The opportunity to work alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team whose priority is to support and develop you.
  • A dedicated, hardworking and supportive Science team all passionate about their subject.
  • Friendly and highly motivated students who are keen to learn and take pride in their achievements.
  • A comprehensive induction programme when joining the school as an ECT, including your own dedicated mentor.

An Investors in People approved school where staff are supported and encouraged to take part in professional development programmes with the opportunity to share best practice within your own department and with staff from other specialisms

Further details about the role

The Department:

The Science department at Sandbach High School is a team of highly motivated and enthusiastic colleagues. We are dedicated to achieving the three key aims of our Science curriculum:

  • Knowledge of ourselves and the world around us
  • Develop the working scientifically skills
  • Foster a passion for our subject and the related disciplines

We currently have a team of thirteen teachers who are ably supported by four science technicians. We are keen to keep abreast of current thinking in Science education and we pride ourselves on research led quality first teaching.

Wherever possible we provide students with extra-curricular opportunities to enhance their passion for the subject. These include the Y7 & 8 Science Club, Senior Science Society, Poultry Club and STEM club. This is in addition to entering national competitions such as the Big Bang Competition and the Olympiad competitions.

Through our classroom practice and our extra-curricular opportunities, we are committed to promoting the visions and values of the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the “Disclosure and Barring Service” along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.
Application forms can be accessed from www.sandbachhigh.co.uk

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About Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1391 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College enjoys a pleasant situation in the historic market town of Sandbach. As a community we work together to create a secure and friendly environment in which individuals can grow intellectually, emotionally and socially.

We are proud to be registered with ‘Investors In People’ and continue to support the development of our teachers and support staff. We offer regular training programmes as well as staff well-being activities. Our school offers an exciting, rewarding and supportive environment for all our staff enabling them to grow and build on their skills.

We take pride in being a caring and well-ordered community where everyone is encouraged to develop self-awareness and personal responsibility and play a full part in the life of the school. Our Code of Conduct is based on respect, courtesy and consideration. We make sure that students who work hard, help others and show responsibility in their behaviour are properly recognised through our awards system.

Our extensive curriculum is broad and balanced, giving all students the opportunity to develop their potential. A wide range of learning and teaching strategies is used to actively involve students in the learning process. Progress is carefully assessed and monitored.

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