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Teacher of Science, Temp 1 Year

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Job Title - Teacher of Science

Salary - MPS/UPS

Hours - Full Time

Contract Type - Temporary, 1 year fixed term

Positions - 1

Location - Wickersley School and Sports College

To commence - As soon as possible


Who we are

We’re Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT) - a multi-academy trust with eight primary schools, five secondary schools, one sixth form and one Central Team under our umbrella.

We’re dotted across Rotherham, South Yorkshire with one school based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

At WPT, students are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to send all children into an ever-changing world, able and qualified to play their full part in it. To give them the best educational experience possible, we recognise the importance of investing in and supporting our colleagues.

And that starts with finding the right person for the job!


Join Our Team as a Teacher of Science!

Are you passionate about igniting curiosity and fostering a love for science in young minds? Do you thrive on creating engaging lessons that inspire students to explore the wonders of world? If so, we want you to be a part of our vibrant school community!

Key Responsibilities Include:

Teaching Excellence:

  • Craft captivating courses and meticulously plan engaging lessons that cater to the diverse educational needs of our pupils.

  • Bring science to life in the classroom through interactive and innovative teaching methods.

  • Assess, record, and report on pupil development, progress, and achievements in alignment with school policies.

  • Collaborate with pupils and parents to set short-term learning targets, ensuring every student reaches their full potential.

Guidance and Support:

  • Foster the well-being and progress of each pupil in your care, offering guidance on educational and social matters.

  • Maintain open communication with parents, providing insights and resources for continued support and growth.

  • Record and report on the personal and social needs of pupils when necessary, ensuring a holistic approach to education.

Assessment and Professional Development:

  • Provide comprehensive assessments, reports, and references to support pupil development.

  • Participate in appraisal and performance management frameworks to enhance teaching effectiveness.

  • Continuously review and refine teaching methods, actively engaging in further training and professional development opportunities.

Discipline and Safety:

  • Uphold discipline and ensure the health and safety of pupils both on school premises and during authorised activities.

  • Contribute to the smooth functioning of the school by attending meetings, covering for absent teachers, and participating in pastoral care activities.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent.

  • Relevant degree in Science or Education.

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering outstanding science education.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a passion for nurturing young minds.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

Join Our Team and Make a Difference!

If you're ready to inspire the next generation of scientists and make a meaningful impact in the lives of young learners, we'd love to hear from you! Apply now to embark on an exciting journey with our dedicated team of educators.


****Deadline for applications: Noon, Monday 17th June 2024***

For further information and to apply, please visit our recruitment website:


For more information about Wickersley Partnership Trust, including the benefits of working for us, please visit our main website:

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this vacancy may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate an effective and creative approach to teaching, a passion for your subject and a commitment to supporting the development of the department.


In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and do not accept CVs. All applicants must complete an application form in full**

**Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position

  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the documents attached to the advert)

  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned