Prudhoe Community High School
28th Nov 2023
We are looking to appoint a Science Teacher to join our busy Science Department from January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Science department at Prudhoe Community High School has performed consistently well over recent years and is well respected by students, parents and carers alike. This reputation has been earned over a number of years and we are now looking for a new team member to both enhance the department and to continue to support our drive forward.
We are an enthusiastic and forward-looking team currently consisting of seven full time Science teachers with a range of teaching experience. The majority of teaching is done within the member of staff’s Science specialism. We are currently supported by one Science technician. Every member of the department plays an essential role in ensuring the highest quality of learning for each individual student, regardless of ability. We are a school that wants to be one of the best in the North East and as such it is essential that every team member is able to contribute to the development of teaching and learning and also provide an enthusiastic and productive learning environment for all our students. Curriculum time has been increased this year to offer separate science to all GCSE students reflecting the importance of this core area and our aim to offer an ambitious curriculum. As well as A level Biology, Chemistry and Physics we also successfully offer Applied Science to our post 16 students. All members of the department are expected to contribute to the delivery of this qualification. Early Career Teachers are welcome to apply.
We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are invited for an interview, you will be required to disclose all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure
and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed. This role will include Regulated Activities and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure is required for this post.
Informal discussions or visits to the school prior to interview are encouraged. Please contact Cherry Collings to arrange a visit. Tel: 01661 832486. Completed applications should be returned directly to the school either by post to Mrs Cherry Collings, Prudhoe Community High School, Moor Road, Prudhoe, Northumberland. NE42 5LJ or by email to email@example.com
Closing Date: 12 pm on Tuesday 28 November 2023.
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Prudhoe Community High School
We are a 13-18 High School with approximately 793 students on roll (currently 200+ in Sixth Form).
Prudhoe Community High School is a very hardworking and caring school which draws students from
100 square miles around Prudhoe. We have a very good examination record at GCSE and A Level.
We are a school that is full of drama, art, music and sport and regard these areas as crucial in
developing a whole range of personal and social skills.
We are in the unique position of having moved to our brand new purpose built ‘under one roof’ school in
September 2016. We have a brand new 3G pitch and sports facilities. This is a school where students are challenged to work hard and give of their best.
We are a happy and caring school where individual needs are met and where every individual student
Our school aims:
We want our young people to:
- Strive for excellence wherever and however they can
- Develop their values and learn to live by them
- Participate actively
- Strive for excellence
- Create a hardworking and caring, safe and stimulating community
- Work in partnership with our parents and carers and local, national and international organisations to enrich our outcomes
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