Second in Chemistry

The Broxbourne School, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

Job details

Subjects Chemistry, Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 3 to Upper pay range 3, £29,581 to £41,635

Job summary

“Student achievement and wellbeing are at the heart of everything we do at The Broxbourne School. We combine outstanding teaching with a rewarding, enriching curriculum which broadens students’ horizons and encourages them to believe in their abilities”

What are we looking for?

• An inspiring and motivational Second in Department who can enthuse and engage students to achieve their full potential and build on the very high standards of this successful department which has a national reputation for excellence
• A committed individual who wishes to add to the success of the Science department by implementing their own ideas and strategies and embrace creativity, innovation and the very best practice in teaching

What can we offer you?

• A commitment to continuing professional development
• Support for teachers wishing to complete a Masters in Education
• Accelerated pay progression for exceptional teachers
• Opportunity to teach to A-level
• A commitment to providing teachers with excellent resources, clerical support, LSA support and a disciplined environment
• A Science department which is held in high regard by pupils and parents
• Large numbers of students taking the subject: GCSE: 424; A-level: 76 Biology; 68 Chemistry; 25 Physics; 26 Psychology
• We are an 11 – 18, co-educational, friendly and heavily over-subscribed all ability Academy with high standards and high expectations
• Situated just north of the M25 close to the train station with a fast service to London and Cambridge
• “You are ambitious for pupils and have high expectations of them. Consequently, you do your utmost to ensure that all pupils are well supported to meet the challenging targets you set” (Ofsted November 2017)

We are an Equal Opportunities employer. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects anyone applying to work in our school to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring service.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching in a secondary school for at least two years.

Employee benefits

TLR 2(b) £4,810 or TLE 2(c) £6,828 depending on experience. Also includes the London Fringe Allowance.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1310 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Broxbourne School website (opens in a new window)
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About The Broxbourne School

School location

High Road, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 7DD