Teacher of Science

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Type of Position:Teaching staff - Permanent
School:Twynham TGS
Salary:Main/Upper Scale (£30,000 - £46,525)
Start Date:September 2023
Closing Date: Friday 3rd May 2024 at 8am

Start date

September 2024

Contract term


Working hours


Pay scale

Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale

Salary range (per annum)

Main/Upper Scale (£30,000 - £46,525)


Twynham School and / or The Grange School

Reports to

Head of Science

Suitable for Early Career Teachers (ECTs)?


About the Post

Are you seeking a role that will excite and energise you? Would you relish the opportunity to join an exciting and progressive journey to transform education across our community?

We are seeking an inspirational and highly motivated teacher of science to join our talented and forward-thinking department as we continue to transform education across our town. This post would suit a colleague in the early stages of their career who is looking for a role that goes beyond the traditional teaching post. The Twynham School and TGS federation is now firmly established in Christchurch and there really is unlimited potential for our organisation to deliver a truly exceptional vision for young people across the town. The opportunity to be part of the team which works across two schools and two different contexts offer unrivalled career development for an aspirational colleague.

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Teach Science across Key Stage 3 and 4 (with potential for specialist Key Stage 5 teaching)
  • Further improve outcomes in science
  • Contribute to the further development of the Twynham Learning Science curriculum 
  • Passionately promote the disadvantaged agenda working with exceptional colleagues to provide our students with the very best life chances
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.

What we can offer you

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer from ECT through to preparation for senior and system leadership
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast

Who we are looking for

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Are an inspirational and skilled classroom teacher
  • Have an acute understanding of effective pedagogy
  • Have an honours degree (or equivalent) in a Science or a related discipline
  • Ave experience of improving outcomes for students in Science as a classroom teacher
  • Have successful experience of teaching Science across Key Stage 3-4
  • Have an understanding of effective pedagogy
  • Are committed to supporting the vision of Twynham TGS
  • Understand how to enable students to achieve at the highest level
  • Believe in the power of education and wider educational experiences to transform the lives of the most disadvantaged
  • Will embrace our highly supportive, professional approach to school improvement

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture

Twynham School and The Grange School can offer you:

Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact Alison Brown (Senior HR Administrator) on 01202 495716 or email us at  

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form and Diversity Questionnaire by email to:   

Only applications made using our own official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here:

The closing date is Friday 3rd May 2024 at 8am. (We reserve the right to interview exceptional applicants before the deadline and we encourage interested colleagues to apply early.)

Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.


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