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Job Ref No. ECC8826001-87 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Up to UPS2
Position Start Date: 01/01/2025 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: As soon as possible  

Job Description

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We are looking for a well-qualified, ambitious and enthusiastic Part-time Science Teacher to join our successful Science department to teach Key Stages 3 and 4. Our Science department currently consists of 4 full-time teachers. A willingness to teach some Key Stage 2 lessons would also be expected as part of our "whole school" ethos.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join this happy, developing and innovative school. The role would suit an enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate individual who wishes to share their drive and motivation with young people.

We encourage visits from prospective candidates to meet members of our school community and to experience our school at first hand. If you would like to do this please email

What can Thorpe Hall School offer?

  • the opportunity to be innovative and to develop new educational procedures and student experiences;
  • the ability to develop a significantly broad portfolio;
  • an exciting, challenging and stimulating place to work in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Who/what is Thorpe Hall School looking for?

  • excellent leadership potential, strong management and communication skills demonstrable through your present role;
  • a minimum of 3 years' successful qualified teaching experience;
  • the ability to communicate a clear vision for improving standards within the department;
  • a capacity for hard work and resilience; and a belief that this is at the core of success;
  • a creative thinker with an ability and determination to secure high quality outcomes for all students;
  • an exceptional and innovative classroom practitioner with a passion for Science and the ability to share this with students;
  • a leader who places the well-being of all students first.

Please download the Job Information Pack for more information. To apply, please go to our My New Term page

Information about the School

Thorpe Hall is a non-selective co-educational day school of 500 pupils from Nursery to Year 11. The school is situated on a generous site on the outskirts of Southend-on-Sea and has an excellent reputation as one of the leading independent schools in the area. More information about the school and the school’s prospectus can be found on our website:

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

Helen Hargreaves
Wakering Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 3RD
Telephone: 01702 582340

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