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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

+ 1/2 SEND Allowance (depending on experience) + TLR2a (for additional responsibly, to be mutually agreed)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an inspirational teacher passionate about raising school standards and achievements for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in Science.
  • Have knowledge and experience of the National Curriculum in Science at KS3 & KS4 and is able to teach to Biology GCSE level at KS4.
  • Be dedicated to raising achievement in Science.
  • Be an outstanding classroom teacher.
  • Have a strong commitment to extra-curricular activity.
  • Be able to support Woodlane's Dyslexia Friendly approach to raise the literacy standards of our pupils.
  • Be able to use SLCN strategies to support teaching and learning.
  • Be able to raise the profile of Science on a whole school basis, gaining/maintaining relevant excellence accreditations.
  • Is aware and can put into practice current health and safety practice to ensure pupils are safe in Science e.g. COSHH.
  • Be keen to share best practice with others through INSET/Outreach.
  • Be someone who is highly resilient.

Be someone who puts safeguarding and child protection at the centre of practice.

What the school offers its staff

  • Wonderful pupils who are keen to learn.
  • A friendly and supportive team.
  • A knowledgeable and motivated team.
  • Varied and interesting INSET.
  • The opportunity to participate in our ‘teacher flexible working approach’ trial, where a full-time teacher is timetabled and expected in school for 4 days a week (conditions apply, please discuss with Headteacher – see policy).
  • Currently, a free breakfast and lunch when you eat with the pupils.
  • 1 annual sanity day (which can be used for personal or work-related activity).
  • A newly refurbished Science room.

Further details about the role

The position will include:

  • The leadership and teaching of Science at KS3 and KS4 level.
  • The potential to teach a range of subjects at KS3 and KS4.
  • Teaching and preparing pupils for various relevant qualifications in Science.
  • The delivery of extra-curricular activity.

Commitment to safeguarding

Woodlane High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. All post-holders will be required to hold an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). We will also require verified references, photographic identification and any necessary overseas eligibility to work in the UK.
As part of our shortlisting processes we will carry out an online search for each shortlisted candidate.
References will be sought prior to interview.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive applications from outstanding candidates.

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About Woodlane High School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 16
School size
113 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Woodlane High School is a successful purpose built community special school for pupils aged 11-16 years. We have an Ofsted rating of 'outstanding'.

We opened, on our present site, by the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham in February 2000 and provide specialist support for pupils with a range of barriers to learning.

Arranging a visit to Woodlane High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@woodlane.lbhf.sch.uk.

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