Teacher of Science
Caroline Chisholm School was the UK’s first purpose built all-through school which opened in state of the art facilities in 2004. The school is a dynamic, successful and highly over-subscribed academy with over 2000 students on roll, of which 420 pupils are in the primary phase and around 300 students in the Sixth form.
We are seeking a passionate and inspirational Teacher of Science in our Secondary phase.
Academic attainment across all phases is consistently above national averages and in 2019, 83% of students obtained the expected standards in reading, writing and maths at the end of Key Stage 2. In addition, 76% of students obtained grade 4+ in both English and maths at GCSE.
We are seeking a passionate and inspirational Teacher of Science in our Secondary phase to be part of our vibrant and successful Science team. The area is extremely well resourced and benefits from state of the art, purpose built facilities. Academic results in Science have been consistently good over recent years with 74% of students obtaining 9-4 and 19% of students obtaining 9-7 grades in 2019.
The successful candidate will be expected to motivate and inspire students, staff and parents to develop and promote a culture that challenges students to achieve at the highest levels. The post will be instrumental in moving the school back to “Good” and onwards and upwards towards an eventual “Outstanding” judgement. The post will suit a very ambitious leader who is looking to become a senior leader in the next three to five years. Caroline Chisholm School has a clear ambition to become the highest-performing school in the Northamptonshire area, across all phases.
If you feel that our school ethos fits your ambitions, we would very much like to hear from you. This position is available from January 2020, however, an earlier start date may be possible. Applications from both NQTs and more experienced practitioners are welcome.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS
Disclosure. All applicants should read the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy (which is available on our website) and are required to declare any information, as requested, on the online application form.
Visits by prospective candidates prior to submitting an application form are welcomed.
Closing date for this post is noon on Friday 24th January 2020
Interviews are likely to occur on Wednesday 29th January 2020
Start date 1st September 2020, however an Easter start date would be considered.