Vacancy Science Teacher – Permanent

Teacher of Science
Full time, Permanent
Scale point: MPS1-6/UPS
To start September 2024

Required from September 2024, a highly motivated and innovative teacher of science to join our successful science team. You will be able to teach Science across KS3 and KS4 to entry level/GCSE, predominantly to small groups of students with additional needs. This post could suit somebody either primary or secondary trained.

The successful candidate will:

• have a deep love of the subject.
• be able to successfully teach Science to mixed ability groups across key stages 3 and 4, but mostly small groups of students with additional needs.
• contribute constructively to the development of the curriculum, and be able to adapt the secondary curriculum for students with additional needs.
• take a keen interest in their own professional development.
• enjoy working in a busy, vibrant environment.

The successful candidate will be, or have the potential to, rapidly become an outstanding practitioner who can make a difference to the lives of our students. Science is a popular subject within the school and we have a full induction/training programme for new staff and ECT’s.

Graded as Ofsted “Good” The Market Weighton School is on the edge of the town, but for many it is in the heart of the community. It is a caring school that has values of ‘respect, honesty, compassion, resilience, industry and courage’. Our inspired pupils are happy to demonstrate these qualities because they understand their importance. We are a small school, proud of our traditional rural heritage, yet ambitious for the future of all our students. Our size is a real strength as it enables students and their families to work closely with the teaching and support staff at the school, building positive working relationships. We believe that students achieve best in a supportive and positive environment – and that is what you will find in our school.

TMWS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For further details, please see the school website, call Sarah Florence on 01430 873450 or e-mail

Candidates are welcome to visit the school prior to formal application.

Please note this school does not have the resources to send individual notifications to all applicants who are not shortlisted so if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have been unsuccessful.

Closing date: 15 May 2024 Noon
Interviews: 20 May 2024


Released April 25, 2024

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