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  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,000 to £43,685 fte

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an appropriately qualified, dynamic and imaginative teacher of Science to join an outstanding Department. Situated on the outskirts of the New Forest in Lymington, Priestlands’ headline GCSE Progress 8 score consistently places us among the top schools in Hampshire and the New Forest.

We are recognised for our excellent induction programme and support, therefore newly qualified and early career teachers are particularly encouraged to submit an application. The successful candidate will already hold or be on track to attain QTS in the UK and be someone with a commitment to education, a capacity for hard work and a passion for continuous improvement.

What the school offers its staff

We will ensure the successful candidate has:

Ø comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor;

Ø continuous professional learning, development and improvement

Ø the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students

Benefits include:

Ø an open professional culture and learning community;

Ø opportunities for and dedication to your professional development;

Ø overwhelming parental support for teachers;

Ø opportunities to contribute to our wide ranging and popular extra-curricular and inter-House programmes of activities;

Ø free induction and use of the school’s own Gym equipment.

If you are ambitious, committed and enthusiastic and can help us in our drive towards excellence, then we would like to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Priestlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions. Priestlands School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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About Priestlands School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1240 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Priestlands School, an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school, serves the south of the New Forest. Our catchment area covers an area of outstanding beauty, stretching from Beaulieu in the East, to Brockenhurst in the North, and Milford-on-Sea at its most westerly point. To the south lies the Solent, providing one of the most popular sailing areas in the country. We serve eleven primary and junior schools, although our intake includes children from other schools, including a number of private schools.

Priestlands is an exciting school in which to work and we are proud of its many achievements. We are committed to being a leading comprehensive school that serves the entire community, provides high quality education across the curriculum and has ambitious plans for its continued success and development. Our headline GCSE results and progress score consistently place us among the top schools in Hampshire and the New Forest and demonstrate that Priestlands is consistently delivering positive outcomes for all groups of students, year on year.
We are proud of our academic record and believe all children are capable of making exceptional progress. We encourage them to embrace challenge, pursue excellence and to be resilient in overcoming obstacles. Above all we want to ignite in our students a love of learning which will serve them well throughout their lives.

However, Priestlands is about far more than exam results as our motto, Learn more… Do more… Be more…, implies. Our aim is to develop well rounded young people who have the skills and attributes to be successful in life and make a positive impact in our community.

We encourage all our young people to develop a sense of values and responsibility for themselves and other people. We aim to treat young people as individuals, recognising and respecting individual needs, aptitudes, interests and aspirations.

Arranging a visit to Priestlands School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@priestlands.hants.sch.uk.

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