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Teacher of Science – Maternity Cover

Thomas Alleyne's High


Teacher of Science – Maternity Cover

 Full Time - Required from September 2022

Salary TMS – UPS3

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, talented Teacher of Science.  The successful candidate will have a firm commitment to raising whole-school achievement; have a professional approach to staff development; high expectations; and a determination to succeed. Applications from NQTs (ECTs) are welcomed.

The Science Faculty is forward thinking, friendly and supportive. They are passionate about academic excellence, collaboration and delivering high quality teaching for every student. The Faculty has an established record of excellent results with progress being significantly above national. The Faculty offers separate sciences in Key Stage 4 in addition to Combined Science: Trilogy (AQA) and BTEC Animal Care, which is based in the school farm.  We also have good numbers of students in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at A Level, and offers Applied Science and Forensic Science at Key Stage 5.

Thomas Alleyne’s High School is a 13 – 18 school at the heart of its community, which provides a broad and balanced curriculum for students.  We are committed to ensuring that every child has access to an outstanding education. Our successful track record of ensuring students make excellent progress has ensured improved outcomes for young people. Heads of House are integral to the school’s success and provide pastoral leadership to one the four houses in school.  There is a strong house tradition and each Head of House is fully supported by a non-teaching Student Support Assistant.

Applications are invited from newly qualified teachers. Experience or a willingness to deliver Animal care or Physics would be advantageous.

We offer a comprehensive CPD programme to develop teaching practice as well as supporting emerging leaders, both through internal development and the NPQ programmes. 

About the role: 

  • All specialisms welcome to apply with the opportunity to teach from Year 9 to 13
  • All staff will be fully supported with a professional development programme
  • Applications are welcomed from newly qualified teachers
  • Small group work and 1:1 work in science and maths
  • Cover may be required for a variety of subjects
  • Experience in or a willingness to deliver Animal Care or Physics would be advantageous

If you would like to discuss the role please contact Dr Derrick Squire at  or for more information and an application pack download the attached documents.

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Telephone: 01889 561820

Closing Date: Ongoing

Interviews will be held: To be arranged

Please email applications to:

Uttoxeter Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.   All staff are also required to complete safeguarding training.