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Teacher of Science (Applications Welcome from PE Teachers with Science Background))

Oakwood High School, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 2UH

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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Minimum of 2 Terms from January 2023)

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS, FTE - £28,000 - £43,685pa

Teacher of Science (Applications Welcome from PE Teachers with Science Background)) job summary

We are looking for a well-qualified candidate who will join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as a Teacher of Science within our Investigate Learning Zone (Mathematics and Science) to cover maternity for a minimum period of two terms. Applications from ITT and experienced teachers are welcome. We would also welcome applications from PE teachers with a Sports Science background. The opportunity to teach PE with science in the future is a possibility. 


 We seek : 

  • An excellent, creative and enthusiastic teacher with the ambition to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout their role. 
  • A collaborative and driven practitioner who thoroughly enjoys teaching their subject and understand the importance in contributing to our pupils’ wider development. 
  • Applications are encouraged from candidates with experience of teaching Science either on placement or as part of recent paid employment. 

 Candidates will be truly committed to supporting pupils to progress and achieve, have high aspirations for the pupils’ success and will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas. To enhance pupils’ learning and create independence, all pupils and staff are provided with an electronic device. 

Our school has a focus on delivering a core curriculum as a priority to support all learning; all teachers are required to deliver and support both literacy and numeracy strategies alongside their specialism/s. 

 We Offer: 

  • A supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  
  • A school with a way of working that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. 
  • An excellent ECT induction programme.  
We care about our pupils and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further. As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to recruiting and developing the next generation of professionals to provide for succession and stable services that supports the future and expanding needs of the Trust.


Oakwood High School is a Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs. In addition, the school offers CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership. 

 Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 3 October 2022 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 3 October 2022. 

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About Oakwood High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1052 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, Good school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’

Oakwood High School is part of Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Arranging a visit to Oakwood High School

To arrange a visit, email f.challans@inspiretrust.uk

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