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Teacher of Science

The County High School, Leftwich, Northwich, Cheshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,366 to £40,487

Job summary

Under the reasonable direction of the Principal, carry out the professional duties of a school teacher as set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.
To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.


To facilitate learning according to students’ individual educational needs.
To assess, record and report on their progress and attainment and to maintain such records as required.
To track student progress towards targets and use such data to inform learning and teaching.
To ensure that ICT, Numeracy, Functional Skills and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are reflected in the learning experience of Science.
To use a variety of delivery methods which will promote student engagement and inclusion.
To prepare and update subject materials, assisting in the Subject Area’s development of appropriate resources, schemes of learning, policies and practices and to co-operate in the effective use of sharing of such resources.
To ensure the effective and efficient deployment of Learning Support Assistants.
To contribute to the implementation of the Subject Improvement Plan and to engage actively in Performance Management.
To participate in CPD relevant to the development of subject knowledge and whole-school priorities.
To take part in Consultation Day and/or Parents’ Meetings as reasonably required.


All subject colleagues are expected to be willing to be a Form Tutor and to contribute to enrichment activities such as Year 6 to 7 transition and Year 5 Masterclasses, for example.

Whilst every effort has been made to note the main responsibilities of a Teacher of Science depending on the needs of the Subject Area and of the Academy these may be altered from time to time in consultation with the Principal.

Essential educational requirements

Appropriate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching experience in a temporary or permanent post or on teaching practice.

Enthusiasm for Science and the ability to generate this in others with a commitment to developing strength and depth in subject knowledge.

Employee benefits

TLR 2.1 payment available for the right candidate.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 998 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The County High School, Leftwich website (opens in a new window)
Contact email head@leftwichhigh.com

About The County High School, Leftwich

School location

Granville Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 8EZ