Head of Science

St John Fisher Catholic High School, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 7RN

350 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    16 June 2023 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2022

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Head of Science job summary

The Governors of this outstanding Catholic school wish to appoint a well-qualified and innovative teacher to lead the highly successful and well-established Science department. The ability to teach Physics to GCSE level is essential. This post is permanent.

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Applying for the job

An application pack is available to download from the school’s website at https://www.sjfhs.co.uk/join-the-fisher-family. Applications should be returned by post or via email at recruitment@sjf.wigan.sch.uk

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About St John Fisher Catholic High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
995 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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St John Fisher Catholic High School is a thriving Catholic school community serving young people in the heart of Wigan.

We believe in delivering a challenging, broad and balanced curriculum underpinned by a strong faith experience and an excellent pastoral care system.

We believe every child deserves to feel safe and valued and because of this, our young people flourish academically, socially and spiritually in our school.

Our mission statement, Learning Together as a Community in Christ encapsulates everything we do.

We promote a love of learning through our quality first teaching. We are a fully inclusive community which recognises the worth of every individual and we encourage all our community to be Christ-like – being respectful, polite, kind and aspirational.

Could you be part of that team?

Why work at St John Fisher?

We have high expectations of our students and of our staff – people matter in our school. We expect our staff to be models of excellence and demonstrate a strong moral core and a professional work ethic. Staff are valued and supported in their pursuit of professional development. In return, we expect total commitment to our strong Catholic ethos and a relentless pursuit of aspiration for our young people – we want them to do their best and be their best.

Our school has been identified as one of fifty schools to be in the first stage of the Department for Education’s, new School Rebuilding Programme. A full new school will be built on the current site with construction commencing in the Summer.

Be part of something exciting…

Thank you for taking an interest in our school.

Arranging a visit to St John Fisher Catholic High School

Candidates can arrange a visit by contacting the school via email or telephone.

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