Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type

Fixed term - 12months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Join Our Team as a Teacher of Science!

Are you passionate about igniting curiosity and fostering a love for science in young minds? Do you thrive on creating engaging lessons that inspire students to explore the wonders of world? If so, we want you to be a part of our vibrant school community!Key Responsibilities Include:Teaching Excellence:

  • Craft captivating courses and meticulously plan engaging lessons that cater to the diverse educational needs of our pupils.
  • Bring science to life in the classroom through interactive and innovative teaching methods.
  • Assess, record, and report on pupil development, progress, and achievements in alignment with school policies.
  • Collaborate with pupils and parents to set short-term learning targets, ensuring every student reaches their full potential.

Guidance and Support:

  • Foster the well-being and progress of each pupil in your care, offering guidance on educational and social matters.
  • Maintain open communication with parents, providing insights and resources for continued support and growth.
  • Record and report on the personal and social needs of pupils when necessary, ensuring a holistic approach to education.

Assessment and Professional Development:

  • Provide comprehensive assessments, reports, and references to support pupil development.
  • Participate in appraisal and performance management frameworks to enhance teaching effectiveness.
  • Continuously review and refine teaching methods, actively engaging in further training and professional development opportunities.

Discipline and Safety:

  • Uphold discipline and ensure the health and safety of pupils both on school premises and during authorised activities.
  • Contribute to the smooth functioning of the school by attending meetings, covering for absent teachers, and participating in pastoral care activities.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Relevant degree in Science or Education.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering outstanding science education.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a passion for nurturing young minds.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

What the school offers its staff

We’re Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT) - a multi-academy trust with eight primary schools, five secondary schools, one sixth form and one Central Team under our umbrella.We’re dotted across Rotherham, South Yorkshire with one school based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.At WPT, students are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to send all children into an ever-changing world, able and qualified to play their full part in it. To give them the best educational experience possible, we recognise the importance of investing in and supporting our colleagues.And that starts with finding the right person for the job!

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.

Applying for the job

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About Wickersley School and Sports College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
2098 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Wickersley School and Sports College is an oversubscribed school with more than 2100 students, and a yearly intake of 340. We consider ourselves to be a genuine comprehensive school, catering for students of a wide range of abilities, needs, aspirations and backgrounds.

We are 100% child centred and believe that all children have the right to an outstanding education, and will be encouraged, supported and pushed to achieve their personal best.

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