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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Person Specification


Qualified Teacher Status


A degree in a Science or a related subject


Evidence of a commitment to your own professional development


A keen interest in developing the teaching of foreign Science


Working effectively as a form tutor


Excellent communication and presentation skills


Competent user of ICT


Passion for teaching


Energy, enthusiasm, and flexibility


Good health & attendance record


Sense of humour


Ability to work under pressure


Evidence of high achievement in teaching across the key stages


Ability to use and promote a wide range of teaching methodologies


Strategies to enhance teaching and learning of ICT within modern Science.


What the school offers its staff

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Science teacher to join our team in September 2023. This is an excellent opportunity for either an NQT or someone wishing to further develop their career.

Woodside High School is a good (Ofsted 2022) and oversubscribed 11-16 comprehensive school and we are currently expanding to an eight form entry school. Our students progress exceptionally well (P8: +0.48) and we take pride in our strong values of academic achievement, equality of experience and respect for all.

Our strong systems ensure you can focus on your core purpose of teaching: robust behaviour systems, highly visible and supportive middle and senior leaders, robust teaching and learning framework

We offer:

  • Commitment to professional development within school and through our network of schools
  • Collaborative leadership at both department and senior level
  • Excellent support and guidance for NQTs
  • Excellent career development
  • A convenient location in Wood Green, with excellent transport links (Piccadilly line)

Why Science is a great department to work in?:

  • Lead department in teaching and learning.
  • Excellent outcomes at GCSE. (The percentage of students gaining an 9 - 5 grade has been +90% for the past 5 years.)
  • Strong team of staff including the HOD and two experienced technicians.
  • Excellent behaviour systems which enables all learners to make rapid and sustained progress.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We reserve the right to do online and social media checks. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further information and an application pack please visit http://www.woodsidehighschool.co.uk/Vacancies/Current-Vacancies/

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About Woodside High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1187 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0208 889 6761


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