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  • Start date details

    Summer Term 2023 or earlier

  • Closing date

    6 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Physical education, Science

Working pattern

Full time: full time 32 hours per week Mon-Fri

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

▪ Qualified Teacher Status

▪ the ability to motivate students and achieve excellent results

▪ excellent organisational and ICT skills

▪ good subject knowledge

▪ the capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team

▪ An enthusiasm for PE and Science and the ability to share this with

young people

Applications will be considered from candidates with all levels of experience.

What the school offers its staff

The Forest School is a highly successful, friendly and dynamic 11-16 School, committed to achieving high standards and to developing the potential of all our students and staff. It is an exciting time in the history of the school as we became co-education in September 2021, have an ever-increasing number of students joining us each year and have seen our results go from strength to strength. We are seeking a joint PE and Science teacher to join our enthusiastic teams in order to further innovate and excite students about these subjects. Our active PE department sees students involved in a varied curriculum and a range of extra-curricular activities. We are also looking forward to the realisation of plans to build our brand new dance studio and fitness suite. Our Science department has worked hard to ensure our results are the best ever achieved, with 74% of our students achieving two grade 4’s or above in the Trilogy GCSE. The school has also invested heavily in refurbishment and redesign of two new, stunning, state of the art Science rooms with a third to be completed in the summer.

Further details about the role

If you are passionate about learning, determined to build relationships with young people, committed to working with the full range of students' needs and talents, and keen to work in a forward-looking school that will support you in your professional development, The Forest School would like to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Forest School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1023 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01403 756001

The Forest School is a highly successful, friendly and dynamic co-educational 11-16 School, committed to achieving high standards and to developing the potential of all our students and staff.

Arranging a visit to The Forest School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aconroy@theforestschool.net.

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