Teacher of Science

Hazelwick School, Crawley, West Sussex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635

Job summary

Join Hazelwick – a popular, highly-successful and happy community where our students enjoy learning and teachers enjoy teaching

Our shared vision is “for each and every student to achieve their maximum potential.”

Salary: MPR/UPR plus Fringe Area Allowance (from £1,077 per annum)

Hazelwick is a high achieving and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed secondary school with 1500 students in Years 7 – 11 and 330 students in the 6th form.

As one of the highest performing schools in West Sussex, with a Progress 8 score of +0.47, we have an unwavering focus on enabling our students to achieve their maximum potential.

According to our recent Ofsted report, Hazelwick is a school:

•which is a warm and welcoming place to be with a clear sense of teamwork and community spirit and with excellent working relationships between staff and students
•where leaders and staff are passionate about wanting the best for every student
•which has strong staff morale and a strong sense of pride, which is shared by students and parents
•which has a clear programme of teacher coaching and professional development in place
•where students make consistently good progress across the wide range of academic subjects on offer
•where behaviour is very good; students are polite, friendly and conduct themselves well; they value their learning and play a full part in lessons
•a school where teachers are proud to work
•a school with excellent developmental and CPD opportunities for staff

Science at Hazelwick is:

•taught by a team of highly skilled, supportive and dedicated staff
•a popular KS5 option with 17 classes across the department and excellent results
•a supportive and collaborative staff team
•fully committed to STEM and a wide range of co-curricular activities

For September 2020 we are looking for:

•a teacher who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and is committed to excellence and high student achievement
•A-Level teaching may be available for a suitable candidate
•a teacher with a passion for working with young people and a perseverance to make a difference to them and their future
•a teacher with a focus on their own professional development and a drive to work with us to become the best teacher they can be
•applications from NQTs are welcome, who would benefit from our highly-praised professional studies and support programme

•Hazelwick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and communicates a clear framework to employees. Safeguarding is a key aspect of every role and all staff must have read and be fully aware of the Child Protection Policy. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For further details about this post and to apply, please go to our school website:


Please return your completed application by 9am on Friday 24th January 2020. You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible, as there may be occasions where we will close a vacancy and interview once sufficient applications have been received.

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This role is suitable for experienced teachers or NQTs

Employee benefits

CPD and NQT Professional studies programme
Opportunities for development
Free on site gym
discounts at high street stores
interest free season ticket loans
free on-site parking

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1822 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Hazelwick School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@hazelwick.org.uk

About Hazelwick School

School location

Hazelwick School Close, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1SX