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Job Ref No. ECC0-87S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: TBC
Position Start Date: 10/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Wednesday, 26th June/Friday 28th June  

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Teacher of Science

Required fromSeptember2024

St John's is a co-educational Independent School for pupils aged between 2 and 16 years. We are proud of our educational provision and offer you the opportunity to join our successful school.

We are looking for a keen and experienced full-time teacher of Science to join a small, supportive department at our friendly school. The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching Science to pupils in KS3 and KS4. The post would involve teaching Science with a specialism for Physics in mixed ability/set groups to include teaching the Double Award and separate science GCSEs. We are pleased to offer small classes of pupils with very supportive parents.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a positive role model for our pupils.
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate pupils.
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner who is able to engage and inspirepupils in KS3 and KS4 to achieve success.
  • Be an experienced and qualified teacher with an excellent subject knowledge, holding QTS and a relevant undergraduate degree.
  • Be committed practitioner who wants to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning and who expects excellence from students.
  • Be an enthusiastic, collaborative and motivated individual who will teach the subject though a variety of innovative approaches.
  • Be a strong team player who forms excellent relationships with staff, parents and students.
  • Have Strong IT skills and an interest in developing the use of ICT to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Be willing to become a form tutor to a group of pupils in the Senior School.

Please see the full job description for further details.

We offer:

  • The chance to be part of a supportive and friendly team.
  • Fantastic working environment where staff are valued.
  • Opportunities to access CPD to develop your role further.
  • Polite and hard-working pupils taught in small classes.
  • Our school terms are shorter than those of maintained schools.
  • A school lunch is provided.

This is a full-time position, and following an induction period will become apermanent position.Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Important Safeguarding Information  

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  To ensure this, our recruitment and selection policy follows both local and national guidance.  

All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, satisfactory online searches, and an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.   

In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted. Please complete an electronic application form. We must have the full contact details of two referees, including their name, address, telephone number and email address. Please note that we will write to the Headteacher for all education references. Incomplete application forms will not be considered. 

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the job advert in advance of the deadline if we find the suitable candidate.  

For further information about the role, please contact Jeff Summers, Head of Science by email

 If you wish to apply for the role, please complete our application form which can be found on the St John's School website: 

Closing date: Monday 24th June

Interviews: Wednesday 26th June/Friday 28th June

Start date: September 2024 (subject to completion of all safer recruitment checks and safeguarding training).

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

Jo Price
St John's School
47-49, Stock Road, Billericay
Essex, CM12 0AR
Telephone: 01277 623070

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