Teacher of Science

Cantell School, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 3GJ

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2022

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£25,714 - £41,604

Teacher of Science job summary

Cantell School is a very special place for students to learn and staff to work. We are proud to be a ‘founding’ member of the Aspire Community Trust - a group of 9 cross-phase schools that work together to create an aspirational learning journey for our children aged between 4 and 16.

We are a popular and oversubscribed school and are seeking to strengthen our existing dedicated and passionate Science Team.
The Cantell Science team believe very strongly in providing opportunities for all students to explore their world and discover new things. This is achieved through exciting teaching and learning which gives students the scientific knowledge and skills to be able explain the world around them, whilst developing a sense of excitement and curiosity.

“Being part of the Science team at Cantell has been fantastic. The team are incredibly supportive and the personalised CPD that has been provided has enabled my teaching to go from strength to strength”. – Science Teacher (ECT) 2022

Cantell is a happy, thriving and successful school, and proud to be a true comprehensive.

Relationships between staff, students, their families and the wider community are excellent and contribute to the overall success of the school. We have the highest expectations from our students and they have the highest expectations from us. In this way we create a culture of responsibility and respect.

“I am so proud to work at Cantell. I believe that in our school students and staff are a family. This shows itself from top to bottom and is an ethos created and shared by a devoted Headteacher. Structures and systems support this ethos. The students are provided with so many opportunities to enrich their lives. I am always moved by the kindness that is so prevalent in our community”. – Staff Survey Response – March 2022

The quality of education is front and centre at our school with an ambitious curriculum that challenges our students to be the best that they can be by ensuring they are able to remember and apply their learning in a wide range and variety of contexts. At our school, knowledge is power.

We will offer the successful applicant:
• A committed and extremely supportive staff team
• An extensive and personalised CPD programme
• The opportunity to make a real difference to our students
• The payment of any reasonable relocation costs.

We wish to appoint candidates with:
• Ability to promote high quality teaching and learning
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
• A passion for improving students' lives and opportunities
• High levels of ambition and drive for outstanding performance from
staff and students

Applying for the job

Further details and an application form are available on our website www.cantell.co.uk Alternatively, please contact the HR Manager by emailing recruitment@cantell.co.uk or by telephone on 02380516704.

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About Cantell School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1169 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
02380 516704

Cantell School has been on a journey of significant improvement over the last few years and we are proud to be known as a happy and successful school in Southampton, Hampshire and beyond. Our success is very much down to the hard work of our students, supported by a committed, passionate and dedicated staff team.

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