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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) Salary dependent on experience

Teacher of Science (Chemistry) job summary

In this post you will:

  • Join a highly skilled and successful Science team

  • Be part of a forward thinking organisation

  • Work with a committed staff within a supportive learning environment

  • Be given opportunities to develop personally and professionally

If you would like an informal conversation about the post then please contact Kat Lukaszyk on, 01865 862232 ext. 3041, hr@maschool.org.uk who will put you in touch with the Curriculum Leader.   For an application form and further details please visit our website at https://maschool.org.uk/Our-School/Staff-Vacancies/

Applications can be emailed to hr@maschool.org.uk and will be considered as they are received.  

Matthew Arnold School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.


This job description should be read in conjunction with the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and the provisions of that document will apply to the post holder.

The performance of all the duties and responsibilities shown below will be under the reasonable direction of the Headteacher and the Headteacher, or other Senior Manager if appropriate, will be mindful of his/her duty to ensure that the employee has a reasonable workload and sufficient support to carry out the duties of the post.

This job description will be reviewed at least annually as part of the Performance Development process and any changes will be subject to consultation. The schools Grievance Procedure will be used to resolve any dispute arising out of the job description. 

Every teacher is expected to go about their duties in a professional and flexible manner in cooperation with all other colleagues around school.

General Duties

You will be expected to carry out the professional duties of a teacher as outlined in the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document currently in operation, or any subsequent legislation.

Teaching duties

The postholder will be expected to teach any class that they are reasonably directed to teach, across the full age and ability range from KS3 to KS5.

The postholder will be expected to take responsibility for a tutor group.

The general duties applicable to teachers are set out in the Teachers Standards, under the headings:

Part One

Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

Plan and teach well-structured lessons

Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils

Make accurate and productive use of assessment

Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Fulfil wider professional responsibilities

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About Matthew Arnold School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1314 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Matthew Arnold is a popular and successful school on the edge of Oxford with an excellent local reputation. We are focussed on improving outcomes for every student and are committed to staff development to support this.
The school is part of the Acer Trust family of schools so there is opportunity to share expertise and experiences and enjoy professional development with more than one school. Our induction programmes give strong support to NQTs.
We offer defined-benefit public sector pension schemes (Teachers Pension, Local Government Pension Scheme), a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme, good bus links, car and cycle parking.

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