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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,344 – £44,919 per annum including Fringe Area Allowance. Recruitment incentives of up to £10,000 may be available for suitable candidates

What skills and experience we're looking for

For January 2024:

We would be interested to hear from a teacher who specialises in any of the 3 sciences. Science teachers teach their specialist subjects at KS4 and KS5.

We are looking for:

• a positive teacher who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and is committed to excellence and high student achievement

• a teacher who is able to teach KS3 and KS4 whilst the ability to teach KS5 now or in the future is desirable;

• a teacher who is able to teach across the whole age and ability range.

• a teacher with a passion for working with young people and a perseverance to make a difference to them and their future

• a teacher with a focus on their own professional development and a drive to work with us to become the best teacher they can be

  • this position is available full or part-time

What the school offers its staff

  • Applications from ECTs, who would benefit from our highly-praised professional studies and support programme and experienced teachers are welcomed.
  • Hazelwick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and communicates a clear framework to employees. Safeguarding is a key aspect of every role and all staff must have read and be fully aware of the Child Protection Policy. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Further details about the role

Hazelwick is a high achieving and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed secondary school with 1500 students in Years 7 – 11 and 383 students in the 6th form.

As one of the highest performing schools in West Sussex, with a Progress 8 score of +0.52 (2022), we have an unwavering focus on enabling our students to achieve their maximum potential.

Hazelwick is an excellent school. According to our recent superb Ofsted report (2022), Hazelwick is a school;

  • which is very successful, welcoming and ambitious
  • which is kind and caring, with remarkably strong relationships between staff and pupils
  • where you can see and feel the shared values of respect and responsibility in and out of lessons
  • where there is a remarkable sense of community
  • where expectations are set very high
  • where pupils from diverse backgrounds work extremely well together to achieve very high standards
  • with confident learners who focus especially hard in lessons and use lesson time extremely well
  • where pupils’ behaviour is excellent
  • which is a safe and inspiring place to learn
  • where the school motto ‘effort achieves’ pervades all aspects of school life
  • where staff at all levels speak very highly of the support and professional development they receive
  • where staff ‘love working’

Science at Hazelwick is:

  • taught by a team of highly skilled, supportive and dedicated staff
  • a popular KS5 option with 17 classes across the department and excellent results
  • a supportive and collaborative staff team
  • fully committed to STEM and a wide range of co-curricular activities

Commitment to safeguarding

Hazelwick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and communicates a clear framework to employees. Safeguarding is a key aspect of every role and all staff must have read and be fully aware of the Child Protection Policy. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
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About Hazelwick School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1879 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01293 584604

Hazelwick is a high achieving, oversubscribed and Ofsted 'Outstanding' 11-18 mixed secondary school in West Sussex. we are incredibly proud of our reputation, and of our students, who are fantastic ambassadors for our school. Our purpose is to maximise the academic achievement and wellbeing of every student at Hazelwick and our staff are essential to that. We are committed to developing our inclusive workplace, welcoming staff rom all backgrounds and cultures, investing in training and development, and providing a work environment to promote employee well-being and feeling of community spirit - our low staff turnover rate pays tribute to this. Hazelwick is in the excellent commuter location of Crawley, West Sussex, close to Gatwick Airport with great access and transport links via the M23 and Three Bridges railway station to London, East Croydon, Brighton and the South Coast. Many of our staff travel to Crawley from Brighton - we are the first school on the train line from Brighton to attract the Fringe Area Allowance.

Arranging a visit to Hazelwick School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@hazelwick.org.uk.

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