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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main/Upper Pay Spine (with London Fringe)

Additional allowances

TLR opportunity for either a pastoral or academic leadership role

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an enthusiastic and dynamic science teacher.

  • Do young people inspire you and do you have a passion for teaching and learning?
  • Are you committed to enabling all children to unlock their potential for life?
  • Does working within a friendly and dynamic science department in which all resources are planned and available to you appeal?

If so, why not consider joining our school. The world today has highlighted the vital role science plays in our society. More than ever we need teachers to inspire students into the world of science.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate teacher of science who believes in bringing out the best in every student. The successful candidate will join a strong, well-resourced team who are committed to attaining the highest standard in teaching and learning.

Why chose our school:

  • A new fully resourced KS3 curriculum with a strong focus on knowledge, the application of knowledge, and practical work.
  • An established and well-resourced Science department.
  • We offer excellent opportunities for high quality professional development and support.
  • We have a strong commitment to staff well-being with a genuinely friendly body of staff who support and care for each other.
  • Excellent transport links with the M1, A1 and M25 close by.

What we are looking for:

  • Someone with a confident understanding of the curriculum and the ability to inspire students through their passion and knowledge of science.
  • Someone who shows a commitment to high standards.
  • Someone keen to develop their teaching repertoire through access to high quality professional development opportunities.
  • Applications are welcome from ECTs, experienced teachers looking for a change, or teachers returning to the profession.

What the school offers its staff

Particular attention is paid to staff development and staff participation. There is a comprehensive in-house training programme for all staff and we also support colleagues in attending numerous external events including Herts for Learning’s comprehensive programme of training courses. These include induction conferences for ECTs, to help deal with the challenges of the first years; training for leaders on how to prepare for the new curriculum; and everything in between, including subject-specific training.

Each year all staff have an opportunity to review their work and set objectives at an appraisal meeting. There is a robust system of pay progression in place for teaching and support staff.

Kings Langley School was re-developed under the Priority School Building Programme and we took delivery of a totally brand new school building in September 2016. The school has excellent teaching facilities with each learning area having its own suite of rooms with state of the art technology to support students’ learning and enrichment activities.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
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About Kings Langley School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1100 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01923 264504

Kings Langley School, an 11-18 all ability, co-educational school for the community. As an inclusive and stimulating school we offer a range of excellent facilities and high-quality teaching that provides our students with an outstanding and supportive education from their very first day. Good School with outstanding features (Ofsted 2018) Behaviour and safety of pupils is outstanding (Ofsted 2018) Outstanding attitudes to learning (Ofsted 2018) Brand new school build completed September 2016 An excellent programme for NQTs including a maximum 90% teaching commitment A full programme of induction and support for all new staff A commitment to continuing professional development

Arranging a visit to Kings Langley School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email woodhouses@kls.herts.sch.uk.

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