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  • Start date details

    October 2023 and January 2024

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time Teacher 1: full-time. Part time Teacher 2: 0.6FTE (although other part-time arrangements would be considered)

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (if post threshold)

Additional allowances

TLR2(1) for Assistant Director of Science role

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be:

• Passionate about their subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.

• Committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.

• Disciplined able to work effectively as part of the team.

• A role model for our students and staff.

• Committed to professional development.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

• A comprehensive program of professional development

• The satisfaction of being part of a friendly, supportive and reflective team

• Well-resourced schemes of learning that will reduce workload

• Students who have a desire to achieve and respect the school’s expectations.

• Excellent care and support for all staff.

Further details about the role

We are looking for a teacher who is passionate about science teaching. The ability to teacher chemistry or physics to GCSE would be an advantage.

The Science Faculty at John Mason School is research informed and has developed a knowledge rich curriculum offer. The team are dedicated to the principle that, if taught well, all students can be academically successful. Leaders in the faculty work to ensure positive staff wellbeing and manageable workload, for example, our curriculum plans are fully resourced, and we run centralized detentions.

Applications are invited from reflective, disciplined, motivated and inspiring practitioners. The successful candidate will understand principles of a knowledge rich curriculum and have an understanding of relevant areas of cognitive science. They will be committed to personal development and will be well supported to improve as a teacher.

Should you be interested in applying for the Assistant Director of Science role, please state this in your application form. A job description for this role is available from Jane Howse at jhowse@johnmason.school.

If you would like more information about the faculty, email Dr Richard Marsh, Director of Science rmarsh@johnmason.school

Commitment to safeguarding

Abingdon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. The Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, di-versity and inclusion and welcomes applications from less well-represented groups in the school and Trust. Posts in regulated activity are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and all shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose information about their previous criminal convic-tions. All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.

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About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1043 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org.

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