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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Chemistry, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday: 32.5h per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - One year

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (London Fringe)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have a willingness to extend and develop their knowledge;
  • Be able to teach across all Key Stages in Chemistry
  • Have a collaborative approach to teaching with the ability to deliver the subject through a variety of innovative ways;
  • Be able to develop the use of technology within the subject;
  • Be willing to offer extra support through clubs, visits and enrichment classes
  • The ability to teach a second Science to GCSE would be desirable

What the school offers its staff

In line with the values to invest and collaborate, Pioneer Educational Trust provides additional time for professional development and collaborative working in the form of CPDL Wednesdays.On these days, the pupils finish their school day one hour earlier to facilitate two hours of back-to-back learning and team work for all staff, teaching and non-teaching.During this time, colleagues have time to produce collaborative planning, moderate, share best practice as well as receive formalised programmes of CPDL.

The school offers free refreshments to staff during the school day. The Trust also provides an Employee Assistance Programme to all staff within the Trust Schools. Through this, staff can access support and advice on any number of things such as wellbeing, work-related issues, housing, family, financial and legal support. There is also an employee benefit scheme which offers savings and discounts across a number of well-known retailers and services. Staff across the Trust can also receive a free, annual flu vaccination. The Trustees are also active in recognising years of service for staff. Service is designed to reward loyalty to the school and recognises those who have accrued between 3 and 30 years of service.

Other benefits include:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Lunch for staff offered at cost price
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Enhanced leave of absence policy
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave schemes
  • Corporate eye care scheme
  • Enhanced parental bereavement package
  • Travel to work loans

Further details about the role

Upton Court Grammar School seeks to:

- become a world-class school, seen as a centre of excellence and creativity in learning and teaching;

- equip students with the ability to articulate their ideas with confidence in an increasingly competitive international work environment.

“Pupils are proud of their school and actively commit to the core values of unity, curiosity, growth and service.”

“The breadth and scale of extra-curricular activities are exceptional covering sports, arts, speaking, reading, cooking and debating. All pupils participate in these opportunities, including pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.”

“Leaders have created an aspirational curriculum. It is carefully planned, boldly ambitious and thoughtfully implemented. It is meticulously sequenced across all years, including the sixth form.”

Ofsted, November 2022

The most recent OFSTED inspection in November 2022 graded the school as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

The school also has a national reputation for excellence and achievement and secures some of the highest outcomes for students in the country.

Commitment to safeguarding

Pioneer Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

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About Upton Court Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1151 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The most recent OFSTED inspection graded the school as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas. The school has a national reputation for excellence and achievement and is consistently ranked in the top 1% of schools in the country for student progress.

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