Teacher of Physics, St. Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College, Featherstone

Location: St. Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College, Featherstone

Closing Date: April 22, 2021

Salary: TMS

Full-Time, Permanent

Suitable for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT)

Required for 1st September 2021

Apply By: 9am Thursday 22nd April 2021

Job Posted: Wednesday 31st March 2021

St. Wilfrid’s are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Physics to join their Science Department. With the ability to deliver outstanding progress and outcomes for our young people, the successful candidate will be supported and developed, so that as well as contributing to students’ success, and that of the overall School, they are personally developed in their career. We also welcome applications from Teachers of Chemistry or Biology with the ability to teach Physics. Additionally, subject enhancement courses would be supported.

St. Wilfrid’s is an ambitious community of learners, both students and staff, where individuals are valued, supported and developed.

The dedicated Science Team consists of 12 teaching colleagues and 4 technicians, with a range of experience. The department offers AQA Triple Science GCSEs – Biology, Chemistry and Physics at KS4, with the AQA A Level courses – Biology, Chemistry and Physics offered at KS5; as well as the BTEC Applied Science Diplomas.

St. Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College is a mixed voluntary Academy for 11-18 year olds, based in North Featherstone in West Yorkshire. There are currently 1,534 students in attendance. The school opened in 1963 and has a proud history. St. Wilfrid’s was judged as Good by Ofsted in June 2016 and was also judged as Good by the Diocesan Section 48 Inspection in April 2017.

St. Wilfrid’s are proudly part of the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust which comprises of three Secondary Schools and twelve Primary Schools.

We can offer:

  • A bespoke CPD programme based on career stage
  • Opportunities for Secondary collaboration within both the Trust and the Diocese
  • Motivated and hard-working students
  • A School which is ambitious and aspirational for all

Visits to the school are welcomed and will follow all appropriate health and safety guidelines.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed too; please contact Mrs Jenny Doherty (Headteacher’s PA) on 01977 691027 or jdo@st-wilfrids.bkcat.co.uk. Further information about our School can be found by viewing our Virtual Open Day information: https://www.visitstwilfrids.org and https://www.visitstwilfridssixth.org.

To apply for this post, please see the below documents, complete the Application Form and send it to Jenny Doherty (Headteacher’s PA) via e-mail: jdo@st-wilfrids.bkcat.co.uk.

Headteacher Letter

Job Description

Person Specification

The closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 22nd April 2021.

All of our staff uphold the Core Values and Catholic Ethos of the School. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance in line with our Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policy.

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