This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    30 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Part time
Contract type

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic scientist to join a fully committed, mutually supportive and forward looking department in this 11-18 school, which is regularly oversubscribed.

The department is very successful across all key stages and Science subjects are very popular at A Level. Our priority will be for an outstanding practitioner in the classroom. A willingness to be part of a team and to contribute to the overall benefit of the students is essential. The teaching of Science takes place in well-resourced, modern laboratories, supported by an experienced technician team.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1192 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email
Contact phone number

About The Thomas Adams School

Adams School, a successful co-educational community school, sixth form and boarding house in the centre of Wem. Established in 1976 and with a strong history dating back to 1650, we provide quality teaching and learning for our 1200 students, aged 11 – 18 years old. Thomas Adams is now a member of the 3-18 Education Trust, a collaboration of successful schools in Shropshire, all with the same goal of excellence in education.
We have two main sites on our 30 acre campus in Wem, a small rural market town. Although many of our students live in Wem, our extensive transport links allow students from across North Shropshire to access our excellent provision. Our Lowe Hill buildings cater for years 7 – 11, providing excellent facilities for all curricular areas. At our Noble Street site, we have our Sixth Form, housed in the attractive grammar school building. We also have our thriving boarding provision, Adams House, which accommodates students from throughout the UK and overseas.
Large enough to offer choice and opportunity, we pride ourselves on seeing all students as individuals, providing a quality pastoral care throughout a student’s academic journey with us. The school is renowned for its Music, Drama and Sport. We have specialist centres for all of these subjects, with full performance facilities. We also have a multi-use sports centre and extensive playing fields, along with additional facilities including; tennis courts, basketball courts, hard surface play areas and many pitches for team games. We encourage all students to engage and get involved in our extra-curricular programme, be that a member of the sports team, working towards their Duke of Edinburgh award or taking part in the many educational or leisure trips on offer.
We are committed to continuous professional development for all our staff and foster open, professional and respectful relationships. Our staff well-being and happiness is paramount as we see them as our greatest asset.

School location

Lowe Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5UB

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