Teacher of Science
The Bishop's Stortford High School, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
|Job role||Suitable for NQTs|
|Subjects||General Science, Physics, Biology|
|Working pattern||Will consider full-time, part-time|
|Salary||Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,634 per year (full-time equivalent)|
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and engaging science teacher to join our fantastic school. The successful candidate will work within an ambitious, vibrant and high performing department to instil a love of science in all students. As well as a Level 3 BTEC Science course, the department runs multiple A-Level classes in each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and an ability to teach either Biology or Physics to A-Level would be expected of the successful candidate. The department achieved a value added score of +1.1 at GCSE last year and has a strong track record of producing large numbers of students who go on to study science related courses at university.
Educating 1200 students, The Bishop’s Stortford High School provides a single-sex education for boys in Years 7 to 11 and has a large, thriving co-educational sixth form, with over one hundred girls on roll. Last year 88% of our GCSE students achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, contributing to a Progress 8 score of +0.15, compared to a national average for boys of -0.29. At A-Level we had a 52% A* - B pass rate in 2019 and five students taking up Oxbridge places last year. We have a strong ethos, based on high expectations and standards for all, a committed and supportive staff who deliver high quality, engaging lessons and well-behaved students with excellent attitudes to learning.
Essential educational requirements
As well as a Level 3 BTEC Science course, the department runs multiple A-Level classes in each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and an ability to teach either Biology or Physics to A-Level would be expected of the successful candidate.
Qualified Teacher Status
GCSE Mathematics & English
Essential skills and experience
We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified graduate with the ability to contribute to this committed team.
The school provides a supportive environment in which both newly qualified and experienced teachers have excellent opportunities to develop their careers. A formidable range of extra-curricular activities are available to students which include exchanges, cultural visits, first class fixture cards in all major sports, a diverse and high quality music and drama programme, DofE, Model UN conference, Young Enterprise, debating, public speaking and many more.
Free staff lunch
Car parking on site
|School type||LA Maintained School|
|School size||1191 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||11 to 18|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|Website||The Bishop's Stortford High School website (opens in a new window)|
About The Bishop's Stortford High School
Educating approximately 1200 students, The Bishop’s Stortford High School provides a single-sex education for boys in Years 7 to 11 and has a large co-educational sixth form, of which a third are female students. The school prides itself on being an academic school built on traditional principles and high standards, within a Christian ethos, which is reflected in excellent results. In March 2017 Ofsted judged the school to be Outstanding in every category with their report, highlighting the many strengths and the great opportunities provided.
London Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3LU