Science Teacher

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8557
  • Date Posted: 27 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Swalcliffe Park School
  • Location: Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £25,174 to £40,124
  • Bonus/Benefits: pro rata + SEN allowance + Competitive Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Science Teacher Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire. Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Science Teacher who has a relevant Honours Degree for subject teaching, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure is required to join our team at Swalcliffe Park School.


SALARY: £25,174 - £40,124 pro rata + SEN allowance 1 or 2 (depending on experience and qualifications)

BENEFITS: 13 weeks paid holiday, Teachers’ Pension Scheme

LOCATION: Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire 

JOB TYPE: Part-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 0.6 FTE, Flexible working days and hours



Swalcliffe Park School is a non-maintained charitable organisation (CIO) specialising in day and residential education and care for high functioning students with ASC (10-19 years). We currently have c70 students on roll and have been judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for both Education (2019) and Residential Care (2022). The school also has Advanced Level Autism Accreditation and an Enhanced Practitioner Commendation.

Due to our growing student numbers, Swalcliffe Park School is looking to appoint a suitably qualifies and experienced Science Teacher to join our outstanding multi-disciplinary team. Previous experience of working with this population is desirable but not essential.  Our maximum class size is six students to two adults.  The behaviour and engagement of students is exceptional.

The role of Science Teacher has two main components; as a Curriculum Teacher in the Education Team; and working as a Teacher of Science.  If you have a passion for teaching, a commitment to improving outcomes and life chances for students with ASC, a commitment to personal and professional development and the desire to develop your own practice…..then this could be the place for you!



Your duties as the Science Teacher include:

  • Write schemes of work and provide timetabled Science lessons to students in each Key stage
  • Teach Science to an outstanding standard
  • Write reports for each student in a timely manner
  • Liaise with other schools and clubs to promote Science at SPS
  • Provide opportunities for SPS students to join out of school Science events/clubs
  • Help staff support Science at SPS
  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety requirements of the Education Team ensuring risk assessments and safe methods of working are appropriately utilised
  • Apply the policies, procedures and practice for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children are implemented effectively within SPS’ Education Team, along with relevant Local Safeguarding Children Board policies and procedures
  • Work in partnership with children and their families in partnership with other professionals to enable change to build resilience in families



The Science Teacher will have:

  • Relevant Honours Degree for subject teaching
  • Qualified Teaching Status
  • Evidence of recent and continuing professional development in your field
  • Relevant subject teaching
  • Applying safeguarding and safety policies and procedures
  • Contributing to maintaining quality student files, monitoring information and EHCP
  • Understanding and maintaining professional boundaries with students and their families
  • Working within confidential and data protection boundaries
  • Using data bases for recording, maintaining, monitoring and retrieving information
  • A working knowledge and demonstrable understanding of:
    • The Children Act 1989; The Children Act 2004; Education Act 2002; Data Protection Act 2018; Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018; SEND Code of Practice; Keeping children Safe in Education latest publication
    • Safeguarding and Child Protection issues, including Safeguarding policies and procedures, systems and the Assistant Principal Achievement’s role in the safeguarding of vulnerable young people
    • An outcomes-based approach to measuring performance and its application in Education and Care services for children
    • Awareness of Health & Safety practice in an Education and/or Care environment
    • The Data Protection Act in relation to working with children, families and multi-disciplinary and agency working
    • Equal opportunity and diversity in assessing and responding to the needs of students and their families
  • A driving licence and access to a car for work purposes and willingness to drive school cars, if required
  • Flexible approach to hours due to supporting the needs of colleagues, students and their families, including possible travel. This may include occasional weekend and evening work and cover support in the school holidays.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer.




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This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Swalcliffe Park School