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St Martin's School
Hanging Hill Lane
Essex CM13 2HG
Tel: 01277 238300
NOR: 1834 including 361 sixth form students
Executive Headteacher: Jamie Foster
Role - Science Teacher
Salary Range - MPS / UPS
Start Date - January 2024
We are looking to appoint a conscientious and committed teacher to join our science faculty to ensure that all students not only reach their academic potential but also recognise the importance and intrinsic fascination of science. We welcome applications from newly qualified or experienced teachers, in any science discipline.
St Martin's is an over-subscribed, friendly, co-educational, fully comprehensive school located in Hutton, Brentwood. The school is on one site with extensive grounds which also includes a large sixth form block. Our ethos is a non-bureaucratic approach to all aspects of school life, while maintaining a relentless focus on learning and teaching, to ensure outstanding achievement for our students.
It is our policy to only recruit staff to permanent positions via a direct application, not through an agency placement. Application can be made via TES.com or http://www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early upon appointment of a successful applicant.
St Martin's School is an academy that forms part of the Discovery Educational Trust.
The Local Schools Committee will ensure that all staff, job applicants, and students seeking admission to the school do not suffer direct or indirect discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or belief, and are not disadvantaged by any other condition or requirement which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
Closing date: Friday 15th December 2023 at midday
St Martin's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Information about the School
St Martin's is a large co-educational comprehensive school located in Hutton, Brentwood. The school benefits from a pleasant semi-rural environment with agricultural land to the rear. The school, which also includes a large sixth form block, is situated on an open, attractive 30 acre site. Parking is available on-site and there are good transport links by both rail and bus. Hutton is five miles from the M25 and 19 miles from London, which is easily reached by road or train (25 minutes to Liverpool Street Station).
This is a large, but friendly school in which all staff are helped to develop their talents. This is supported by an extensive and wide ranging in-house continual professional development programme (CPD). We have high quality mentoring and induction programmes for staff with excellent opportunities for training and professional development. The school has 207 staff of which 88 are support staff.
In March 2019 the school was judged to be good with an outstanding sixth form by OfSTED.
Achievement at St Martin's School is outstanding. In 2022 72% of students achieved grades 5+ at GCSE. 57% of grades A*-B grades at A-level. A number of A-level students go on to study at Russell Group universities in subjects such as Medicine, Veterinary Science and Law. Students arrive at the school in Year 7 with an average point score greater than 29.0. All students follow an accelerated KS3 programme in English, Mathematics, Science and Technology, beginning KS4 work at the start of Year 9. Learning and teaching is supported by a deputy head of faculty, and regular meetings to improve the teaching practice of all staff.
The school's emphasis on traditional values and high standards of behaviour, appearance and hard work has led to an excellent reputation in the community, which is reflected by the fact that we have attracted over 1166 applications annually for the 324 year 7 places. With 399 A-level students, we have one of the largest academic sixth forms in the country. All staff are required to set an example in areas such as personal appearance because this contributes positively to the ethos and influences the students' standards.
If you feel the school would suit you, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our provision outstanding, please apply now.