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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS (National Pay Scale)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Selection Criteria



Knowledge &


  • Pedagogy and the process of teaching & learning Science
  • Knowledge of current policies and procedures related to the welfare of students
  • A good knowledge and understanding of current curriculum developments in Science
  • A knowledge of the NC requirements in the subject
  • Experience or knowledge of the requirements of a form tutor


  • A good honours degree in a Science related subject
  • Qualified teacher status or ECT
  • Successful experience teaching Science
  • (ECT/Trainee acceptable)
  • Evidence of further professional development

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to raise aspirations of students and inspire them to work towards shared goals
  • Ability to effectively organise and prioritise workload
  • Ability to self-evaluate and commitment to own professional development
  • Ability to learn from experience
  • Strong written and oral skills


  • Ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team
  • Commitment to the safety and welfare of all people
  • Good attendance record
  • Strong references
  • Commitment to extracurricular activities in Science and whole school
  • Willingness and ability to attend meetings/events outside normal school day

What the school offers its staff

Why choose Park High School?

  • Park High School is an ambitious, happy, and vibrant place to work with a family of supporting colleagues who are committed to promoting a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  • A strong team of staff who work together with a common goal.
  • Quality First teaching is at the core of everything we do.
  • Every student is entitled to experience a variety of teaching and learning styles which enable them to achieve their full potential and be the best they can be.

The Pennine Trust

The Pennine Trust is a vibrant, cross phase multi academy trust which was jointly established by three primary schools and one secondary school in 2018. We are committed to high quality professional development and a strong commitment and approach to the development of people at all levels of the organisation. Working at the Pennine Trust offers:

  • A strong culture driven by values
  • A supportive Central Trust Team who believe that through strong collaboration, all children within our trust will have better outcomes
  • High quality professional development opportunities
  • A commitment to providing every child with the best possible start in life
  • Exceptional curriculum and pedagogy in all our schools
  • High quality pastoral care and support

The right candidate will be totally aligned with our values, embrace our behaviours and play a full part in fulfilling our mission: Creating Opportunity, Inspiring Excellence, Shaping Tomorrow.

Further details about the role

The fundamental responsibilities applying to all classroom teachers are set down in the current Professional Standards for Teachers document which are summarised below. All teaching staff will be responsible to the appropriate Head of Department or Faculty for their teaching role and to the appropriate Head of Year for their pastoral role.

''All teaching staff shall perform, in accordance with any direction which may reasonably be given to them by the Headteacher from time to time, such particular duties as may reasonably be assigned to them'.”

1. Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

  • establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect
  • set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions
  • demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils.

2. Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

  • be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes
  • be aware of pupils’ capabilities and their prior knowledge, and plan teaching to build on these
  • guide pupils to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn and how this impacts on teaching
  • encourage pupils to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.

3. Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

  • have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils’ interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in the subject and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship

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 Colne Park High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1055 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email avickery@parkhigh.penninetrust.org.

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