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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Chemistry, Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


•Qualified Teacher

•A good degree in a science

•PGCE/ QTS (or equivalent)


•Experience of teaching Science at KS4, preferably Chemistry and Science at KS3

•Have experience of teaching students of different abilities

•Be knowledgeable in relation to current developments and issues in Science teaching.

•Be knowledgeable in relation to current thinking in terms of learning and teaching.


•Be able to make work challenging and exciting for students of all abilities

•Be able to communicate effectively with students of all abilities

•Be effective classroom managers and practitioners

•Be efficient at planning and organisation

•Be able to manage the assessment of students against a given criteria

•Be able to self-review


•Support the school’s Church ethos

•Have commitment to achieving the highest standards possible for students

•Have a good record of attendance and punctuality

•Be able to work under pressure

•Have the ability to work well in a team

•Be willing to take on additional responsibilities as delegated

•Have excellent interpersonal skills

•Have ambition and desire to achieve excellence


•Enhanced DBS Disclosure

What the school offers its staff

As a forward-thinking school, Bishops' has an excellent reputation and is dedicated to achieving outstanding performance in all aspects. Our team is committed to fostering positive relationships with staff and students, and we believe in the professional development of all members. If you share our vision and are interested in the position, please download our application form from the website and submit a letter of support that addresses how you meet the Person Specification. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you share the School’s vision, we would be delighted to hear from you. To apply, please complete our application form, and submit a letter of support which addresses how you meet the Person Specification. Applications should be submitted to vacancies@bishopschester.co.uk by the closing date.


Our Mission

We are a Christian, non-selective and inclusive 11-18 academy

We are small enough to know everybody, whilst being able to offer a broad curriculum and a range of opportunities that develop talents and abilities to the full.

We aim to maintain long term financial and environmental sustainability and be a positive force in the community

We support students to achieve exam results of which they and their families are proud and in turn prepare students for their chosen next steps

We strive for excellence

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 The Bishops' Blue Coat Church of England High School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1144 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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