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Orchard School Bristol

Science Teacher, closing date June 1st

Contract Term: Permanent 

Hours: Full Time 

Salary: MPS - Applications from NQTs welcome

Start Date: September 2020 

Closing Date: 9:00 am on Monday 1st June 2020 

Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd June 2020

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We are seeking a permanent, full time, enthusiastic teacher to join our Science Faculty for September 2020.  We welcome applications from teachers of all science specialisms for this role which would be an ideal post for an applicant in their first or second year of teaching.  Professional Learning and Development is provided to support newer teachers to gain the subject knowledge required to become fully rounded science teachers, as necessary. 

The key is that you can communicate your excellent subject knowledge and are keen to learn and develop in a wonderful Faculty committed to, and experienced in, delivering outstanding outcomes. Fluency in English is essential to this post.

Orchard is a friendly school, serving a richly diverse community in North Bristol. Our students are wonderful – they value their teachers, knowing that you can make a real difference to their lives. The mission statement of the school, “inspire today, empower for life”, lies at the heart of all that the school does. We place no limits on our aspirations for our students.

We are committed to brilliance. We constantly strive to provide exceptional education – looking to research and evidence-based practice for ideas. We take the continuing professional development of staff very seriously, offering excellent CPLD. We are a Chartered College of Teaching Hub, and engage in CPLD across Bristol through our multi academy trust.


You are:

  • a subject specialist with deep subject knowledge
  • passionate about your subject and the relevance it has for young people
  • creative in how to deliver topics to maximise interest and understanding
  • able to inspire, motivate and enthuse students in lessons
  • committed to the highest achievement for all students
  • able to teach at Key Stage 3 and 4 across the ability range
  • keen to learn and share best practice as part of a vibrant team

We offer:

  • enthusiastic students, willing to learn and achieve, who need staff who believe in them
  • the opportunity to make a difference day in, day out to the future life chances of children and young people in north Bristol
  • excellent student behaviour and a calm learning environment
  • a bright, happy place in which to learn and work
  • a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions of all staff
  • a strong commitment to your professional learning and development
  • the opportunity to support the maths team to establish a reputation across Bristol as an outstanding department
  • a warm and friendly staff body with award-winning staff wellbeing

We particularly welcome applicants from NQTs and teachers in the first few years of teaching, as we can provide outstanding CPD, and opportunities to grow your teaching skills to become the best teacher you can be, and support you in advancing your career.

Please read our Staff Prospectus to find out more about us, learn about our ORCHARD values, and visit our website.

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