Cheney School

Cheney School

Teacher of Science


For September 2018

Salary range: £22,917 - £38,633 per annum (With NQTs starting on M2/ £24,728, subject to successful professional review at end of term one)

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications.

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The Science Department is forward thinking department, committed to engaging and enthusing students through an enquiry based approach to learning. The Department is motivated and ambitious to ensure its students fulfil their potential and achieve highly, and are looking for a likeminded colleague to join their strong and successful team. Results show our students make excellent progress – our GCSE results are significantly above the national average – and over 70% of students move on to science courses post-16.

You will be a key member of the Department, creating a passion for Science and committed to quality learning for all pupils and students across all key stages. You should be able to teach all three sciences up to KS4, Physics or Chemistry to KS5 and have the desire and capacity to bring about outstanding learning in the classroom.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact:

Payment on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale depending on experience.

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

In addition to your application form please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to:

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date:   Monday, 26 March, 8:00 a.m.