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Teacher of Science

Vacancy Details

Salary: £25,714 to £36,961
Location: Kilgarth
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Teaching
Category: Teaching Special
Closing Date: 01/22/2021
Date Posted: 12/02/2020
Reference: 0000032916


Main Pay Scale M1-M6 & SEN1
Required from 12/04/2021

The governors wish to give the opportunity for a main scale teacher to join our outstanding school to teach science. Kilgarth is a maintained special school for boys aged 11-16 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.  It was recently inspected by Ofsted and judged to be outstanding in all areas; following our previous outstanding inspection in 2015 the Ofsted report noted that “there is extremely high morale within an exceptional atmosphere that nurtures pupils’ learning and improves their behaviour.”  Kilgarth’s success has been down to its unique system of collaborative working that benefits children, staff and all other stakeholders.  The school has strong links with a number of local charities and organisations and is also federated with Gilbrook School, the local outstanding SEMH primary school.
This post will be suited to an ambitious applicant who wishes to develop their career working in an outstanding establishment that will support their professional development.  The successful applicant will have experience of teaching science across different key stages and must be committed to their own professional development.  Experience of working with children who often display challenging behaviour is essential, as is a compassionate approach to meeting their needs.  Applicants need to be able to demonstrate emotional intelligence and resilience and should be prepared to become an integral member of our committed, hardworking staff team.
This job is suitable for anNQT or a RQT, a subject leader TLR is negotiable for candidates that evidence and communicate outstanding practice in their previous employment history  

Application forms for the above post are available online at  Please return completed application forms with a supporting letter to the Headteacher at the school address.

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday 22nd January 2021
Interviews will take place on Friday 12th February 2021 
If you have not heard from the school by Friday 5th February 2021 assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

Kilgarth School
Cavendish Street
CH41 8BA
Tel: 0151 652 8071


Vacancy Links:

Contact 1
Contact Name: Ann Fowler
Telephone: 0151 652 8071
Email Address:

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