Wildern Secondary School
is a large, oversubscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton. We are
looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and creative Science Teacher to join our
Science Department. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which
comprises Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary
The successful candidate
would be given excellent career development opportunities. We would love to
hear from candidates who would like to work in a great school with a strong,
positive and supportive culture and the chance to work with a fantastic
curriculum team who secure excellent GCSE results for students. This role is also suitable for
Early Career Teachers.
Benefits of working for our
- Helping to shape
the futures of children in our community
- Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly
and sociable colleagues
- An Amazing Competitive salary
- Excellent Continuing Professional
Development with high quality CPD program
- Many opportunities for
- Generous Sick Pay
- Free large on-site car
- Good transport links
- Workplace Pension
- Enrolment in the
Teachers’ Pension Scheme
- A tax efficient
Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
- An amazing rate for staff
membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre
of working within our Science Department include:
- Very supportive, friendly and
passionate team of 15 Science teachers of all experience levels, who specialise
in a variety of disciplines and are keen to share their knowledge and resources
with each other.
- A dedicated Core Progress
assistant who works solely within the Science department to support students
- A dedicated team of 5 technicians
who work collaboratively within the department to ensure students are able to
experience a vast range of science practical lessons.
- 18 science laboratories, allowing
teachers to have their own classroom, allowing staff a dedicated space as well
as continuity with their classes.
- Science teachers teach across all
disciplines, across a range of year groups and abilities.
- 3 year KS4 that follows the AQA
exam, where students either study Separate or Combined Science.
- Excellent record of GCSE results.
- A thoroughly planned and
resourced curriculum across all year groups which builds a coherent and robust
‘5 year journey’ across the time students spend with us here at Wildern.
- The department runs a huge range
of enrichment opportunities for students which you can get involved in,
including; Legoland, Kew Gardens and even a trip to Belgium Euro Space Centre.
- Opportunities to shape and
contribute to our curriculum which we evaluate and reflect on continually as a
- Opportunities to develop CPD
through curriculum meetings and workshops with the team as well as whole school
- Great access to ICT facilities
Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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