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Job Ref No. ECC5457-150S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: TPR/UPR
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/04/2021 4pm Date of Interviews: w/c Monday 19th April 2021  

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This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated applicant to join our successful school, as part of a friendly and very hard working department.

We are looking to appoint a teacher of Science who will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and have the knowledge and experience to teach across a range of ages and abilities. The ability to teach more than one Science at Key Stage 4 is desirable, as is the ability to teach a Science at Key Stage 5. This role is suitable for both experienced teachers and NQTs.

At Helena Romanes School, we value the personal attributes of hard work, positivity and kindness, and we are looking for someone who can model these values.

We are looking for someone who:

● is an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success in raising standards

● holds UK QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree

● has strong subject knowledge with a passion for Science

● has exceptionally high expectations of what students can achieve

● enjoys collaborating and motivating others to be their best and to be at the cutting edge of pedagogical development

● thinks outside the box and has the ability to develop innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment.

If all of the above apply to you, we would like to hear from you.

We would love to hear from you if you are an inspirational, dynamic and creative individual who makes learning fun and challenging, and who is looking to join a supportive and enthusiastic team in beautiful rural surroundings.

Helena Romanes joined the highly successful Saffron Academy Trust in September 2020. Consequently, there are a wide range of opportunities in terms of CPD, school-to-school collaboration and career development for members of our team.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Please contact Sue Este, HR Manager if you have any queries:

The school reserves the right to interview candidates before the published closing date.

Information about the School

The Helena Romanes School & Sixth Form Centre is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

We are committed to raising student achievement by providing a rich and challenging curriculum delivered by high quality staff. Excellent opportunities exist for professional development.

All applications must be made using our application form. Please visit for more information

Visits to the school to meet with our students and staff are welcomed, Please contact Sue Este, HR Manager to arrange a convenient appointment or to answer any questions that you may have.

The school is a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside with good communications to London and the South East and is approximately 7 miles from Stansted Airport.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sue Este
The Helena Romanes School
Parsonage Downs, Dunmow
Essex, CM6 2AU
Telephone: 01371 872560

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