Teacher of Science

Malmesbury School, Malmesbury, Wiltshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Malmesbury School requires a dynamic, enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Science to join the Science faculty. If you can teach a second subject, please identify this in your application letter. This post would be suitable for a highly competent NQT or a teacher with experience and a proven track record of success. The school occupies a modern building with a suite of laboratories built around a faculty office and prep rooms. All labs have an interactive whiteboard or Clevertouch screen and computer. Students follow either AQA Trilogy Combined Science or the AQA Separate Sciences at GCSE with exam results for the last few years being exceptional. We have large numbers of students studying at least one Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology) at A-level. The Science faculty has an ethos of “inspiring and equipping young people to discover their world” and we believe in using practical work to inspire our students and to support them in developing their investigative skills. In 2018 the school was awarded the Platinum Science Mark, which recognises the outstanding work of the Science faculty. The faculty has a very successful YouTube Channel and a Facebook page which we encourage you to visit. Staff have easy access to high quality CPD such as subject specialist training and the Outstanding Teacher Programme through the Avon Teaching School Alliance.

Employee benefits

In addition to the Teaching School and trust opportunities, teaching staff at Malmesbury School have a wealth of employee benefits including:
An excellent induction programme including support for those returning to teaching/new to schools.
A comprehensive CPD programme including specialist training using external providers.
Coaching and mentoring support from senior leaders for those new to leadership roles.
Termly teaching and learning and Athelstan Trust newsletters that share best practice and latest news.
Continual collaboration and sharing of resources to reduce workload and improve provision for students.
Excellent career progression opportunities.
An extensive student enrichment and trip programme.
An on-site counselling service.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1359 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Malmesbury School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jhainsworth@malmesbury.wilts.sch.uk

About Malmesbury School

We are a National Support School with a long history of working in collaboration with other schools. The most recent Ofsted inspection graded the school as ‘outstanding’ in every category. In September 2014 we were designated a Teaching School. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development in a very supportive and caring school. This post would be suitable for a highly competent NQT or a teacher with experience and a proven track record of success. At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area.

School location

Corn Gastons, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0DF