Teacher of Science

St Wilfrid's RC College, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0QA

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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/2022

Pay scale

Band 1 to 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

QUALIFICATIONS Qualified Teacher Status Graduate in Science or related discipline

Any additional qualifications relevant to the post.



Successful completion of secondary Science school experience at KS3/KS4.

Any further experience working with young people in and out of school (e.g. youth work, summer schools, overseas work).

Experience of teaching Science at KS5





Evidence of keeping up to date with NC developments in Science.

Involvement in courses covering generic issues e.g. thinking skills, assessment, SEND, Gifted & Talented, EAL.




Good communication skills.

Proven teaching skills.

Good record keeping/monitoring of work.

Use of ICT as a teaching aid/resource.





Good knowledge and understanding

of Science syllabus up to AS/A2 level.




Sympathy with the school mission statement.

Able to work as a team member.

Able to motivate other people.

Commitment to ongoing developments and improvements.

A sense of humour.

Willingness to support extra-curricular activities.




What the school offers its staff

We are looking to appoint an inspiring Science teacher who has high levels of initiative and who are motivated to work in a busy secondary school environment. As St Wilfrid’s we look to inspire and develop all members of our community on a journey through faith and learning. We strive to achieve excellence and overcome challenges through mutual respect and consideration. Our workload charter sets the tone for what we stand for as a Trust and sets out our commitment in relation to staff workload and wellbeing. This supports our overall mission of creating: Better Schools, Better Communities and Better Futures in Christ.

St Wilfrid’s R.C College is part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust which is one of four Trusts in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. The Trust includes five Secondary and twenty-five Primary Schools across South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham.

Further details about the role

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures. Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. An online search will be completed for all shortlisted candidates.

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About St Wilfrid's RC College

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1312 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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