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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Chemistry, Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (30,000 - 43,685)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • be a well-qualified Science teacher with a record of planning and delivering lessons that are engaging challenging and enjoyable to pupils of all ability levels.
  • have a PGCE qualification (or will have obtained one by September 2024) and QTS
  • have the ability to teach pupils throughout KS3, KS4 and KS5
  • be able to inspire and make positive relationships with students to encourage great learning
  • have an excellent understanding of the components that comprise outstanding teaching and learning
  • have evidence of supporting students to reach their full potential
  • be a resilient character with a strong personal drive
  • contribute to teamwork within the faculty and the school as a whole
  • have high expectations and commitment to the wider life of the school

What the school offers its staff

  • the opportunity to work in one of the highest performing schools in Cheshire East
  • a pleasant, working environment in the rural south of Cheshire East
  • to work alongside collaborative and progressive senior leadership team and staff
  • friendly and highly motivated students who are keen to learn and take pride in their achievements
  • a comprehensive induction programme when joining the school as an ECT or more experienced teacher, including mentor, buddy and SLT link
  • an outstanding professional development programme with the opportunity to share best practice within your own faculty and with staff from other specialisms and schools
  • a laptop to use whilst in employment
  • a large, modern and comfortable communal staff room
  • Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Brine Leas School Employee Assistance Programme
  • part of the Cheshire Teaching School Hub
  • reduced staff rate membership of £13 per month for local gym facilities
  • priority admission for children of staff who have worked at the school for two or more years or teach in a shortage subject

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding to ensure that our students thrive in a safe and supportive environment. All staff in the School are trained in Safeguarding and Child Protection issues and are kept up to date with changes in legislation and practice. We take all allegations, suspicions and disclosures seriously and will respond to them promptly.

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About Brine Leas School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1431 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Brine Leas School is an 11-18 school within The Cornovii Trust.

We are a popular and successful school with a strong commitment to a broad curriculum that meets the needs of all our pupils. We believe in giving pupils life changing and affirming opportunities within our extra-curricular provision. Most pupils stay with us for seven years and enjoy excellent destinations appropriate to their abilities. Many go onto the world’s best universities, employers, and careers.

We have a talented, creative, and passionate team of staff who take every opportunity to cultivate an environment in which our pupils can succeed, ask questions and express their views. We actively encourage opportunities for pupils to think deeply about their work in order to make sense of the increasingly complicated world in
which we live.

We are extremely proud of our school, and we are looking for a colleague who will continue to build productive relationships within our school community.

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