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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity Cover

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, on a maternity cover contract. The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team who are fully committed to ensuring all staff and students fulfil their potential and continue to enjoy enviable success.

KS4 students study the AQA GCSE Science (Trilogy) qualification with one Triple Science group studying AQA GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry and GCSE Physics. In September 2018 we introduced BTEC Health and Social Care Level 1 as an option.

The department offers AQA A level courses in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work within a highly motivated team who are fully committed to developing staff to fulfil their potential.

ECTs are welcome to apply for these posts and will benefit greatly from a supportive and enthusiastic team. All our staff receive professional CPD opportunities much of which draws on our links with the North Wiltshire Schools Teaching Alliance and Challenge Partner links.

What the school offers its staff

  • Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose-built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school was inspected in November 2022 and we pledge to offer the following:

    • Excellent students who will work with you to achieve the highest standards
    • A high-performing and growing school
    • Excellent leadership, which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership
    • A thriving sixth form where pupils make strong progress
    • Outstanding behaviour
    • Friendly and welcoming pupils who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding

Additional information

For a full information pack, please see our website https://abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk/

under ‘joining us’ or contact reception on 01249 464500

xcellent students who will work with you to achieve the highest standardsCompleted applications should be emailed to recruitment@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk

Should you have a specific question regarding the post, please email Sally Silcock, Head of Science, sas@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Please note due to safeguarding we only accept completed application forms.

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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About Abbeyfield School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
895 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01249 464500

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School. Our recent ‘Good’ Ofsted rating (November 2022) highlighted that ‘Staff are proud of the school and enjoy working at it. Leaders and governors are supportive of staff’s workload and well-being'. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high-calibre staff who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all.

Please note – We reserve the right to interview and employ the right candidate before the closing date.

Arranging a visit to Abbeyfield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email adb@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk.

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