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Teacher of Science
  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Reference: SCH/22/220052
  • Published: Mon 21/11/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 01/12/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 1fte hours per week
  • Salary: £25,714.00 to £41,604
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hilbre High School Humanities College, Merseyside

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Teacher of Science

Mainscale to Upper Pay Scale

Full Time

Fixed Term from February/March – 15 July 2023

Maternity Cover              

Teacher of Science

We are seeking an inspiring, well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Science.  The successful candidate will be a passionate individual who is ambitious for our students and community and will support our inclusive ethos.  The ability to teach Physics/Chemistry to Key Stage 4 would be an advantage.  Science is taught throughout the 11 - 18 age range and at all levels of ability. In Key Stage 4, we offer both Separate Science and Combined Science (Trilogy) and we follow the AQA syllabus.  In the Sixth Form, students can follow courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science and Animal Management.  All courses are very popular with students and there is a strong record for securing good outcomes for students.  In our most recent Ofsted inspection, in October 2021, we maintained our status as a ‘good’ school.  We offer a friendly, supportive working environment, which values talented, committed staff and offers excellent professional development opportunities.  We are highly committed to managing teacher workload and offer a fortnightly home-based PPA session to all teaching staff.

All details are available to download from our website  An application form and letter of application must be completed for eligibility to the post and should be returned to the Headteacher, Mr Mark Bellamy, either by post or by email to  All electronic applications will be acknowledged (no agencies please).

Closing Date:  Thursday 1st December, 9am

School Safeguarding Statement:

Hilbre High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This role is classed as regulated activity.  Applicants will be required to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.  Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted will be asked to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are ‘spent’ unless they are ‘protected’ under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.  Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Any offer of employment will be conditional until satisfactory completion of all mandatory pre-employment checks.  It is an offence to apply for this role if barred from engaging in regulating activity relevant to children.

The Safeguarding policy and Safer Recruitment policy, including policy on the employment of ex-offenders, can be accessed via the school website.

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.


Hilbre High School Humanities College

Frankby Road

West Kirby


CH48 6EQ

Tel: 0151 625 5996