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Teacher of Science

Sandringham School, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS plus fringe

Job summary

Sandringham School is a high performing and extremely popular Outstanding School situated in the picturesque city of Saint Albans, conveniently located just 20 minutes by train from London. We are looking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and ambitious full-time teacher of science to join our wonderful Science Faculty. Physics, Chemistry and Biology are very popular subjects with large numbers studying the subjects at GCSE and A-Level. We are seeking to recruit someone who is inspiring, dynamic and has a passion for Science. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who wants to join a high performing school and gain significant experience to further enhance their career.

Over £10 million has been invested in developing the learning environment in the past five years to provide a state-of-the-art learning campus.

All students bring their own tablet device to school so that teachers can be even more flexible in their delivery of lessons.

Behaviour is exemplary and visitors always comment on the outstanding learning ethos across the school.

The school runs a Teaching School Alliance, is a Research School, is an Awarding Body for Initial Teacher Training, holds International status and embraces excellence in all areas of the curriculum.

Staff who work at the school receive outstanding training and gain significant career experience.

Staff can benefit from the school’s children of staff admission rule, a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and access to a wide variety of school trips.

Sandringham School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Verulam School, Ridgeway Academy, Wheatfield’s Junior School and Wheatfield’s Infants’ and Nursery School. We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. Our motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation. If you have a passion for teaching Science, we would love to hear from you.

Applying for the job

Full details are available from our website www.sandringham.herts.sch.uk or www.teachinherts.com as well as the TES online. Please submit your application as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Applications from NQTs and experienced colleagues are welcome for this full-time position

For NQTs this position will commence July 2021 with our comprehensive induction

Applications should be sent to: Kate Ward, HR Manager, Email appointments@sandringham.herts.sch.uk

Sandringham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references. We are strongly committed to promoting equality of opportunity and the elimination of unlawful discrimination. Please note that this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1528 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01727 799560

About Sandringham School

Sandringham is a co-educational academy school, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Sandringham is a non-selective school with over 1500 students, including nearly 400 in the thriving sixth form. Our aim is simple – to be 'World Class' where our students receive the best education possible in a state school.

We believe that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. A strong academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision helps Sandringham students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. Our ethos is summed up by our motto: 'Everybody can be somebody'

School location

The Ridgeway, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 9NX

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