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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Part time: 0.6fte

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity Cover

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an energetic and passionate teacher to join our Science department on a full time basis to teach Science from September 2023. While we will consider all sciences, if you have a specialism in Chemistry or Physics it would be advantageous. Early Career Teachers (ECT’s) are welcome to apply for this position.

You would need:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (or pending PGCE/QTS outcome
  • Recent experience in an 11-16 school
  • A good first degree in a related subjece
  • Evidence of knowledge and capabilities relating to the teaching of Science to GCSE
  • Clarity of purpose and a student-centred vision
  • Good personal and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Good levels of numeracy, literacy and ICT
  • Good time-management and personal organisation
  • Must support the school’s aims and values, setting a good example of attendance, punctuality and appearance
  • An effective teacher who has a good rapport with students of all abilities
  • Passionate about the learning and achievement of every student
  • Demonstrate a determined attitude towards life and show great resilience
  • Must have a great work ethic and enjoy working hard

What the school offers its staff

In Oct 2017, Ofsted rated the school outstanding in all areas. That judgment is a reflection of a lot of hard work, but only forms part of what makes Huntington so special. As a school, we by no means rest on our laurels, but continually strive to be better.

Join us at Huntington and benefit from:

  • great training where we do everything we can to help you develop your practice;
  • caring colleagues & wonderful students; and
  • a culture which values respect, honesty and kindness.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Huntington School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1509 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01904 752137

Huntington School is a highly successful comprehensive school in the northern suburbs of the historic city of York. Our core purpose is to inspire confident learners who will thrive in a changing world.

Founded in 1966 and with the more recent accolade of becoming one of the country’s first and leading Research Schools we have established an enviable reputation for our expertise and innovation in teaching and learning, coupled with our school values of respect, honesty, and kindness.

Huntington is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school with a Sixth Form taking our total student numbers to approximately 1516, which includes over 300 students in the Sixth Form. Our students achieve excellent results, year-in, year-out, both at GCSE and A-level. Our A-level results place us in the top 10% of providers nationally and we rarely have any NEET students.

In Oct 2017, Ofsted rated the school outstanding in all areas. That judgment is a reflection of a lot of hard work, but only forms part of what makes Huntington so special. As a school, we by no means rest on our laurels, but continually strive to be better.

At Huntington School, we believe that people matter most! We believe our school is made a special place by the students and staff who come here together to learn. We believe that positive, respectful relationships between everyone in our school are crucially important in making Huntington an exciting place to study. We think that we have created an atmosphere at Huntington where we can all thrive together, where the conditions for growth are just right.

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