15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPR3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We currently have a vacancy for a Teacher of Science to join our School. We require candidates who have a track record of improving progress and attainment. This role would be suitable for an excellent practitioner.

Wellfield School promotes an engaging style of teaching, providing high quality learning that inspires and motivates students. We encourage CPD to improve pedagogy amongst staff and like to share best practice. Individuals are encouraged to discuss subject and teaching both informally and in departmental meetings.

The successful candidate should have a passion for Science and be able to enthuse and develop a love of these subject’s.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, coupled with proficient pedagogy. All school stakeholders have high expectations of our students which you will model. Applicants will have high aspirations and should be able to reinforce skills, academy-wide, providing a positive impact on student attainment and progress.

If you want an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school in a modern teaching environment that makes a difference to our young people’s lives– we want to hear from you.

Interested candidates who would like to arrange a visit can email Kelly Jobes - Headteacher's PA on k.jobes@wellfieldschool.net whereupon a mutually convenient date and time will be arranged.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer excellent career development opportunities across our growing multi-academy trust.

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Wellfield School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1011 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01429 838783

Wellfield School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form situated in Wingate, County Durham. It is a community state school that provides 1,200 places for students between the ages of 11 and 16 when fully subscribed. Wellfield School is part of New College Durham Academies Trust.

Wellfield School’s motto is “Go the extra mile”. It is a learning community that aims for high achievement and success for all. The secondary school prides itself on being a happy and caring environment, an exciting centre of learning for the community, and a place where all children feel respected for their individual talents.

Arranging a visit to Wellfield School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.jobes@wellfieldschool.net.

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