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Teacher of Science

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Job description

Our Client School in Newcastle upon Tyne are looking for a Science Teacher to join the team on a temporary basis, covering an open vacancy until the school appoint directly. The role will involve the delivery of high quality sessions, across the age ranges 11-16. It is essential that as this is a specialist role, that:

  • You hold QTS in Secondary Schools/Further Education 
  • You have experienced teaching Science up to GCSE (any specialism) 
  • You have the ability to builds positive relationships with both pupils and staff, with strong behaviour management


  • It is crucial you are able to effectively deliver the school’s curriculum, whilst being able to independently implement your own strategies and methods to allow students to thrive within the subject
  • It is vital that you're able to consistently manage behaviour expectations, as well as working in line with recommendations made by Ofsted and the school's policy
  • You will be able to work well within a team environment, and will be motivated and enthusiastic within your approach
  • You must be able to display resilience and patience within this role is crucial – naturally, not all students will be as engaged as some. It is also of high importance that you're able to effectively differentiate learning for those with SEN

The role will commence at the beginning of the January term and may last for one term initially, however, as the school are looking to appoint directly, you will have the opportunity to apply for this, or they may not advertise and instead take on yourself directly if you are suitable. 

PAY - opportunity to earn between GBP525-800 per week. After 12 weeks there will be full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations) and you will receive the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

Through Teaching Personnel, we will offer you:

  • Weekly pay, each Friday
  • Pension contributions (subject to qualifying period) 
  • GBP50 refer a friend or colleague scheme
  • Personal Consultant with a wealth of experience, to offer support and guidance 
  • Social events each term, with complimentary food and drinks 

To apply, please send through an up to date CV with your contact details and we will be in touch very soon. For more information or to enquire about other roles please get in touch with our Tyne and Wear Secondary Team.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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