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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS if applicable

Additional allowances

Possible R & R for a suitably experienced candidate.

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Awareness and understanding of current issues and developments in the subject area.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
  • Evidence of good classroom practice and excellent teaching.
  • Evidence of excellent subject knowledge and a passion for your subject
  • Evidence of successful teaching to a range of abilities
  • Ability to work as a team member and to form good working relationships with colleagues
  • Good communication, organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and show attention to detail
  • Ability to undertake tasks related to monitoring and evaluation
  • Commitment and ability to work with colleagues to improve classroom effectiveness and raise achievement
  • Ability to manage students firmly, fairly and effectively

What the school offers its staff

  • A calm, supportive and well organised school environment where you can enjoy teaching and work in an inclusive Catholic ethos that respects and welcomes all.
  • Excellent student engagement and behaviour, with consistent centralised behaviour management systems which support staff.
  • Commitment to professional development and performance management that is focused on individual needs with bespoke professional development e.g., NPQs, exam board training, in school and cross Trust opportunities to develop teaching and leadership including carrying out research.
  • A commitment to the continuous review and reduction of staff workload e.g., feedback lessons instead of marking classwork, time provided for moderation of assessments, planning time built into inset days and a generous teaching allocation.
  • Leaders and Governors and Trust Directors who are committed to staff wellbeing and ensure staff are supported through everyday policies and practices as well as by offering support with health e.g., free flu vaccinations, subsidised healthcare through Benenden, access to the school nurse and school counsellor, staff retreats.
  • Excellent staff facilities including free tea and coffee at breaktime and microwaves and fridges in the staff café areas as well as a wide range of social activities.
  • A central location in the heart of London close to Bermondsey tube, Canada Water overground and London Bridge train station.

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 St Michael's Catholic College

School type
Academy, Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
927 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0207 237 6432

St Michael’s is an outward looking school with an excellent reputation in the local area. As well as being a strategic partner in the Catholic Schools’ Partnership and Southwark Schools Learning Partnership, St Michael’s is a founding school in the St Benedict Catholic Academy Trust which opened on 1st April 2024. Founding school Headteachers and Governors have worked with Trustees and the Diocese to establish a Trust with a vision and mission to be a beacon of Catholic education, where schools retain their unique identity whilst also being part of a wider community and support network. Alongside these opportunities to work with professionals from a range of other establishments, the college was awarded transforming status by SSAT reflecting the outstanding professional development and wellbeing support we offer to staff. The college’s excellent location by Tower Bridge facilitates a large number of business partnerships and enrichment opportunities.

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