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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £28,000 to £43,685 per annum

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Science who would enjoy being part of a forward thinking Science Department.

Cranbourne’s Science Department delivers Science to all, we follow the AQA GCSE Specification and offer triple science along with combined trilogy. Science enjoys good engagement from students in all year groups. Our examination results are strong, as the excellent teaching inspires groups to achieve well. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, who has drive, passion and commitment to our school.

This post would be suitable for an ECT seeking to start their career in a caring and supportive environment or an experienced teacher. Please note that we may hold interviews before the closing date.

What the school offers its staff

Cranbourne is a good school with a committed staff, a diverse student body and a friendly and supportive atmosphere. We are on the threshold of “outstanding” and are expanding due to our increasing popularity and number of students. Cranbourne has a continual focus on improving subject specialist teaching and achievement; and we encourage staff to work with a high degree of independence. We have a welcoming staff body, who support each other at all times and maintain a good work - life balance. The subject is housed in a specialist suite with fully equipped labs which includes a staffroom and two prep rooms for our Science Teachers. The Science Department is supported by two Technicians.

Our staff are a real team and work together to improve the life chances of our students. We therefore need a self-motivated and reflective teacher who has strong interpersonal skills and is an excellent team player.

We support our staff with a good range of training opportunities, from collaborative twilights, to conferences, staff book groups and learning lunches. We offer an excellent induction programme, an exciting learning and teaching environment and first-class on-going professional learning opportunities to further enhance your career.

Cranbourne and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Further details about the role

To apply please complete HCC’s Teacher Application form and send by email to s.sayers@cranbourne.hants.sch.uk. For further information please contact Susan Sayers by email (address above) or by phone on 01256 868600

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding at Cranbourne means ensuring that all members of our community are happy and safe and that young people can make informed decisions about the situations that present themselves.
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About Cranbourne

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
557 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01256 868605

Cranbourne is a welcoming 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of Basingstoke. The school is situated in a leafy suburb, close to the town centre on a large green site, with excellent facilities, including extensive playing fields, specialist arts, media and design workshops as well as a large indoor swimming pool. We also benefit from specialist vocational teaching in Hair and Beauty and Sport and Music. The school’s core purpose is to meet the needs of each individual student. We are proud of our GCSE results, and our specialist unit for the teaching of students with dyslexia.

Arranging a visit to Cranbourne

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.sayers@cranbourne.hants.sch.uk.

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