Teacher of Science

West Park School, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BT

This job expired on 17 October 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    17 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 October 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

M1 to M6 to be confirmed

Additional allowances

-Pension scheme
-Flexible working
-Training opportunities
-Bike to work scheme

Teacher of Science job summary

We have a permanent vacancy for a full time Teacher of Science who can inspire our pupils and help them enjoy the subject. The science department at West Park School (Academy) comprises ten science teachers with a range of specialisms, three lab technicians and two specialist science teaching assistants. It is a vibrant and ambitious department committed to continual professional development, co-operation and sharing excellent practice. Our focus is to motivate pupils with highly engaging lessons and to develop pupils as well-rounded scientists. The department prides itself on consistently achieving results which exceed national expectations. We are looking for a gifted and enthusiastic science teacher to join the team and play an active role in the department as it enters the next exciting phase of its development. The successful applicant will need to be a highly-committed, motivated ‘team player’ who is always looking to improve their practice. At GCSE, the majority of pupils follow the AQA Combined Science: Trilogy course with a small number selected for Triple Science. The successful candidate must be confident in teaching all aspects of the Combined Science course. Triple Science is taught by subject specialists.
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About West Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1442 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

West Park is an 11 – 16 school based in Spondon with 1485 pupils currently on roll. The school prides itself on exceptional pupil achievement, dynamic teaching and learning and excellent behaviour and engagement.

We have a committed and talented staff team who work cohesively to get the best for all of our pupils. The pupils themselves are focussed, polite, positive and determined to take full advantage of the range of opportunities provided to them.

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