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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Passion for the study of science and working with young people.
  • Commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, which result in successful outcomes for all our pupils.
  • Enthusiasm for curriculum development and extracurricular opportunities.
  • Ability to deliver consistently high-quality lessons to pupils of all ages and abilities.

What the school offers its staff

  • Healthcare cash back plan provided free by the Trust includes optical, dental, physio, diagnostics, health assessment, NHS prescription charges, hospital cover, discounted gym memberships plus lots more.
  • 6 sessions of free counselling including CBT, wellbeing and bereavement.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Electric Car Scheme (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Access to Teachers’ pension scheme.
  • Free parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • Trust wide Intranet to share knowledge and resources

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint a Science Teacher at Pleckgate High School on a full time and permanent contract from January 2024. This is a special opportunity for an outstanding, ambitious and dynamic teacher who has a passion for science and can inspire pupils. We are looking for a well organised and highly motivated individual who has excellent subject knowledge in either biology, chemistry or physics and a willingness to teach all science disciplines.

The Science Department is a well organised and committed team of experienced staff who work successfully collaboratively to provide an excellent curriculum at key stage three and four. Separate Sciences are a popular option choice with approximately one third of the cohort choosing this option. Many pupils progress to study sciences at ‘A’ Leveland are ambitious for their futures to involve careers in science.

Commitment to safeguarding

Education Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Education Partnership Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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About Pleckgate High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1335 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Phone number

Pleckgate High School is thriving multi-cultural community that places the best interests of young people at the heart of everything we do. All students are challenged and supported to Aspire and Believe, Act and Succeed. We are a large secondary that is part of the Education Partnership Trust (EPT), situated on the northern outskirts of Blackburn with Darwen. Our school community has 1150 students and 180 staff, with state of the art facilities that benefit both the school and local community.

In January 2019, the school was judged as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. Inspectors found our school to have a “great sense of industry and endeavour” and described the school as “harmonious” with a “common goal to excel”.

Arranging a visit to Pleckgate High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mwade@pleckgate.com.

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