• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 March 2021 at 8:00 am

  • Date listed

    26 February 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Excellent, Depending on Experience

Job summary

Teacher of Science

Required September 2021


Do you see Science as the vehicle by which all children can understand the awe and wonder of the universe they inhabit?

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational teacher who is passionate about Science. We have no preference at all about age or experience, just the proven ability to teach any Science to GCSE level, at our vibrant and dynamic school.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an incredibly talented faculty, bringing drive, challenge and genuine enjoyment to your lessons. The faculty boast some of the best academic results in the country at GCSE and A Level and would like to appoint someone who can contribute to further successes in the future.

The ideal candidate will be one who:
● Genuinely enjoys teaching and is keen to develop his/her practice;
● Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons;
● Prizes academic excellence and has the determination needed to ensure that his/her lessons are a model of achievement and good practice;
● Has a burning passion which will communicate itself to others and inspire them;
● Is committed to helping the development of a curriculum which will be exciting, innovative and alive;
● Loves working with young people and takes pride and delight in their development and achievement.

The school is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and safety of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Closing date for applications to be received: 10th March 2021 by 8am

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1519 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Park View School

Park View is a forward thinking, exciting and, most important of all, happy school where children of all abilities, aptitudes and social backgrounds achieve. This has given us a reputation for excellence within the locality of which we are exceptionally proud.
We have been at the heart of Chester-le-Street since 1911, first as the town’s grammar school and latterly as its largest Academy. Our roots in the community are long-established and inform all that we do: thus, although we are innovative and offer children a 21st Century education of real worth, we cherish and foster traditional values.
We passionately believe that all young people can achieve if challenged to do so, that each has in them special qualities, talents and strengths which it is the duty of true educators to develop. It is this moral imperative which drives us, providing an unflinching focus upon the continued improvement necessary for us to realise our ambition: to be an outstanding school which provides the very best educational experience for all in our care.
To succeed in our ambition, we work closely in partnership with parents and carers. We rely upon support from home and are delighted that the vast majority of our families make an unconditional commitment to trust their children to our care, reinforcing our standards by supporting school actions. It is this mutual trust which sits at the heart of the school and is one of our greatest strengths.

We have excellent transport links: the school is situated half a mile from Junction 63 of the A1(M) motorway, and the local train station is only 5 minutes walk from our main school site. Chester-le-Street also has a wide variety of leisure facilities, all within walking distance of our school.

School location

Church Chare, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH3 3QA

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