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  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    20 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Two terms

Pay scale

Teacher Pay Scale/Upper Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Good honours degree in Science related area

Qualified Teacher Status

Experience of successful teaching or teaching practice in Science at KS3 and KS4

A keen interest in developing the teaching of Science

Awareness of data protection, security and confidentiality

Effective working relationships with young people of a range of abilities

What the school offers its staff

  • We are a happy, thriving school community where respect for one another is key.
  • Ours is a caring school. Visitors always comment on the calm, friendly and warm atmosphere of our school
  • Facilities are excellent as well as vibrant.
  • Behaviour for learning is outstanding as are many of our lessons. Hence, you will have the opportunity to teach, inspire and take risks with our fully engaged and committed learners.
  • The staff are fantastic as are the pupils, parents and Governors.
  • Our Professional Development Programme is excellent.
  • Your induction to the school will be first class, ensuring that you feel valued and a key contributor very early on.
  • Enrichment is a huge strength of the school.
  • You will be supported to develop your career here at St Richard’s.
  • We have a strong programme of staff wellbeing/social events such as yoga sessions, sports activities, country walks, sketchbook circle, Christmas cake baking and decorating, Christmas decorations making and staff choir.
  • We offer sports activities, weekend walks for the family and other staff events. We have so many activities as people genuinely care about each other and organise activities for the benefit of their colleagues.
  • Bexhill is a lovely place in which to live and work with Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton on the doorstep.
  • We are ‘human’. We do not expect perfection. We fully acknowledge that maintaining a first class school is about all pulling together, learning from each other and supporting one another with challenges. Everyone has their strengths and areas for development. We work as a team to ensure strong outcomes for all our pupils.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Richard's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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About St Richard's Catholic College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1036 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01424 731070

St Richard’s is a co-educational Catholic school offering an inclusive Christian education to pupils of all abilities from the ages of 11 to 16 years. It is our aim to encourage, support and develop every pupil in our care academically, socially and spiritually. All children are unique and precious individuals with different talents and aspirations, and our efforts are directed into ensuring that they feel both valued and challenged. We have high academic standards at St Richard's, as our GCSE results consistently testify. We expect our pupils to work hard, behave well, dress smartly and pursue excellence in all that they do inside and outside of the classroom. We also aim to provide a happy, caring and safe environment in which pupils can learn and develop into rounded, responsible and confident members of the community. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed. We are a Specialist Science College with High performing Specialist School status. We have a Prince’s Teaching Institute Art Mark, Leading Edge status, Fairtrade Fair Achiever Award status, an Artsmark Gold Award, a Space Education Quality Mark, Green Flag Eco-Schools Award and Investors in Careers at the highest level. Our last Diocesan Inspection (November 2018) and interim inspection (2021) graded the school Outstanding. During the academic year 2018-19, the SSAT awarded the school Exceptional Education Awards at Transforming Level in: ‘Engagement with Key Stakeholders’, ‘Climate for Learning’ and ‘Leadership through Moral Purpose’. In 2019-20, the SSAT awarded the school two further Exceptional Education Awards at Transforming Level in ‘Professional Development’ and a ‘Variety of Teaching Approaches’. In 2020-21, the SSAT awarded the school another Exceptional Education Award at Transforming level in Wellbeing. An OFSTED inspection in October 2021 graded the school outstanding in ‘Behaviour and Attitudes’, ‘Personal Development’ and ‘Leadership and Management’.

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