Science Teacher - Maternity Cover
  • Employer: Brakenhale School
  • Reference: Sec/21/141678
  • Published: Mon 25/01/2021, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 12/03/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: MPS/UPR
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brakenhale School, Rectory Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire

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Science Teacher - Maternity Cover

The Brakenhale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.  

This is an incredibly exciting time for Brakenhale School now we have moved into our new building in January 2020.  We have worked hard to create a dynamic learning environment under the direction of the Headteacher, Jane Coley. Brakenhale School is a significantly oversubscribed, high performing 11-18 secondary school with a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff.  We are a community focused school, with a firm commitment to providing professional development opportunities for our staff and a passionate belief that every student in our school matters.   

Brakenhale School is an Academy which is part of the successful Greenshaw Learning Trust, and this move has only continued to support the rapid progression of the school.   

Ofsted Rating 

We are Ofsted Outstanding in three categories; Leadership and Management, Personal Safety and Behaviour and our Post 16 Provision and Good overall. We are incredibly proud to be the local secondary school of choice for the fifth year running with over 550 preferences for 210 places for September 2021.   


We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher to join our Science team initially to cover a period of maternity leave. We are looking for an experienced candidate who can teach across KS3, 4 and 5. Candidates from different backgrounds and experiences will be considered such as industry or other educational settings. The successful candidate will join a team of teachers who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning. There will be support and development available for the right applicant. 

This exciting opportunity could activate full-time employment role within our ever-growing and cohesive team as we strive to improve our already impressive KS4 results. We are seeking to grow our KS5 provision to meet the rapidly increasing numbers opting for our A-levels, aware of the excellent examination results we are consistently achieving. Both the department and the wider school community are proud of the cutting-edge new build; which boasts a spacious and fully-equipped classroom for all members of staff; alongside consistent technician support and further resources. 

Why work at Brakenhale? 

We believe staff welfare is a key part of our ethos and have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are valued.  These incentives include: 

  • Extensive CPD programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellness Weeks
  • Onsite Gym 
  • Supportive maternity package
  • Excellent pension and life insurance package 

If you feel you have the qualities to join the Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team we would love to hear from you.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the HR Department, on 01344 423041 to arrange a time to come and meet us or talk to the Headteacher before interview.  


Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt of a completed application form and statement of suitability. Applications will be reviewed as received. For further information regarding this post or the school and to download an application form please see

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