Teacher of Science

Hillside High School, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 9NU

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

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MPS - UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)

Teacher of Science job summary

We seek to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and dynamic Teacher of Science to join our team. We pride ourselves on our high expectations, commitment to ensuring pupil progress and high-quality teaching and learning provision for all. You will share these values and be able to enthuse and motivate our pupils with your passion and creative teaching, presence and personality. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a proven track record of high-quality teaching, supporting pupils to reach their potential and a commitment to securing the highest standards.

We are extremely proud of our academic curriculum which serves our pupils well and provides them with a solid grounding for their future studies and employment. We offer a knowledge-based curriculum, with ‘Reading is Power’ and diversity at its core.

We are proud of the numerous networks we are part of including:
• Sefton School Improvement
• Reading is Everybody’s Business Network (Manchester)
• Best Practice Network
• Rainbow Teaching School
• Aspire Hub & Challenge Partners
• The Strand Partnership
• Partner school for Edge Hill University

These networks in addition to the extensive CPD programme in school offer our teachers numerous opportunities to develop and engage in the most up to date research and thinking. Our forward-thinking approach to ‘putting staff first’ is exemplified in out appraisal process, which means all staff have one objective which is linked to a disciplined inquiry. This is because we are a school that is passionate about teacher development. We want staff who are passionate about their own learning just as much as they are about their pupils’ learning. We can offer an extensive CPD programme, including a one to one coach with time allocated for instructional coaching and high quality CPD in reading and subject expertise CPD.

Our Science Department is led by a well-established and experienced Subject Leader who is passionate about supporting all pupils in not only making the best progress in science but also how science is a platform for personal development and current global issues. You would be joining a department of experienced staff who collectively have a wealth of knowledge about each science discipline and a collegiate approach to driving forward innovative and cutting-edge science education for all.

Are you passionate about science education which engages and represents everyone?
Are you looking for a school which prioritises professional development?
Are you looking for a school which maintains workload and wellbeing every year as a priority for leadership?

Come and find out more by getting in touch, we would welcome staff who would like to take a tour of our school.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of our Personnel Recruitment specification and be subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check.

Applying for the job

Any interested candidate should apply by completing the Application Form, Supplementary Information Form, and attaching an accompanying letter of support addressed to the Principal Mrs Amanda Ryan, maximum two sides of A4 font 11, addressing the following points:

• Why you are interested in this post and how you have prepared yourself so far.
• What contributions you feel you can make to pupils’ development within our school.
• Any particular areas of strength and expertise you feel you may have.

The application form and supplementary information form can be downloaded from the Recruitment page on the school website;


If you have any difficulty downloading the application form, please contact Miss V Convey at the school to request a hard copy by post. Our telephone number is 0151 525 2630.

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About Hillside High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
626 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
0151 525 2630

Hillside High School has a clear vision that our pupils should achieve their best. With an unwavering child-centred ethos, we put our pupils at the heart of every decision we make. At Hillside High School ‘The Hillside Way’ is exemplified in everything we do. The values of kindness, positivity and resilience are non-negotiable for staff and pupils. As a result, our teachers enjoy exemplary behaviour from pupils in lessons and are joining a community of hardworking, motivated and courteous young people.

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