Teacher of Science

Christ The King College, Newport, Isle of Wight


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Science, Physics, Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We are seeking a well-qualified and experienced teacher to join our well-resourced Science department. You would be joining a large group of experienced and friendly, specialist staff, who all contribute to the department's teaching at KS3 and work together to ensure our good GCSE results. We offer a wide variety of enrichment trips and STEM activities and believe these are important for our students.

For the right candidate, there would be the possibility of A level teaching, especially in chemistry or physics. Our students make exceptional progress at A level but we welcome applications from teachers from any discipline.
The successful candidate will have the ability and motivation to inspire our students and to enthuse a passion for their subject in them. Through the continued development of outstanding teaching and learning, you will ensure that our students achieve the highest possible outcomes.

A determination for our students to achieve the highest standards are essential. Experience within the secondary school sector and an understanding of the distinctiveness of a Christian College are desirable.

Our ideal candidate will:
- be well qualified in their subject
- be passionate about their subject and a committed team player
- be able to teach their subject at Key Stage 3 to 5
- be able to motivate and inspire students
- have the desire to continuously develop to be an outstanding teacher
- be committed to our Christian ethos and values and our high expectations

In return, we offer the opportunity to join a school who:
- offers the opportunity to work within a successful church school community
- offers the opportunity to further develop your unique skills and talents for the good of our students
- has a successful and thriving sixth form
is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty with the idyllic - countryside, breathtaking coastal scenery, an abundance of outdoor activities to enjoy and a peaceful island atmosphere
- offers a wide range of staff benefits, including Lifestyle Package with many retail and holiday discounts, a Green Car Leasing Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other benefits.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicants will be expected to undertake enhanced DBS checks.

Essential educational requirements

relevant degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

teaching at secondary age range, preferably up to Key Stage 5

Employee benefits

Staff Benefit Package

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England/Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1328 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Christ The King College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email kathrin.williams@christthekingcollege.co.uk

About Christ The King College

School location

Wellington Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5QT