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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    31 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 term

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and talented teacher of Science to join a hard-working and forward-looking team. The successful applicant must have the ability to teach general science at KS3 and KS4. Teaching of a specialism at KS5 may be available to a suitable candidate. We are also seeking to appoint a teacher of science for a fixed term maternity cover from September 2023 to January 2024.

You must have a strong commitment to teaching across the full ability range, and have a keen interest in contributing to the development of our curriculum to make science accessible and engaging to all.

What the school offers its staff

This is a great time to be joining the Science Department. We have a friendly team that works together to continually improve the way we teach science. This has been reflected in our improving GCSE results and our excellent results post-16. If you have the drive and enthusiasm to inspire and encourage young people with your teaching then you are warmly invited to apply.

We have had a very positive experience working with the Red Kite Alliance to provide mentoring to early careers teachers and applications from ECTs will be welcomed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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About Lawnswood School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1489 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
0113 284 4020

Again, rated a 'Good' school by Ofsted in May 2018, Lawnswood School is set in North Leeds and has a wide catchment area and a diverse intake of students from cultural backgrounds and socio-economic groups. Under stable leadership and a supportive and inspiring leadership team, Lawnswood School offers opportunities for professional challenge and personal development.

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