Teacher of Science

  EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE   BRIDLINGTON SCHOOL Bessingby Road, Bridlington, YO16 4QU Tel […]

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Bessingby Road, Bridlington, YO16 4QU

Tel (01262) 672593


Teacher of Science

Main Scale (Chemistry/Physics desirable)


Bridlington School Science Department is looking for an enthusiastic, well organised, team player to join our team.  Our aim is to raise expectations and aspirations for all our students.  Our tagline is “Science: Always questioning the world around you. Bright minds. Bright futures”.


The Role


Following an increased uptake of students opting to study science, we are delighted to be growing our team.


You will have the opportunity to teach Combined Science and Triple Science at GCSE, we also have an offering of Biology, Physics and Chemistry A-Levels.  The school is ambitious in growing expertise in Science and also started BTEC Applied Science Level 3 from September 2023.


The Team


We are a well-resourced department with 8 labs, 2 prep rooms and 8 teachers.  We are very proud of our curriculum and how it is designed to spiral our students learning and teach them to become the scientists of the future.  As a department we lead on whole school priorities and are extremely passionate about everything Teaching and Learning.  Collaboration is key to the success of our department and this includes the planning of resources and CPD to ensure we remain at the top of our game.  Extracurricular activities are a fundamental part of our department and we run successful STEM, ECO and Study Skills Clubs.  The department is support by 2 technicians and 3 teaching assistants all of who are extremely enthusiastic and form an integral part of our team.


What we can offer You


It is an exciting time to join Bridlington School as we continue to strengthen relationships with other local Education providers including nearby Secondary Schools and Primary Feeders.  This provides opportunity to be involved in transition and outreach work, but also connections with peers across the local area.


The school has a genuine and sustained focus on reducing workload, particularly in relation to marking and feedback.


You will join a supportive department who can assist your own career aims including progression.  Many of our senior staff joined Bridlington School as NQTs/ECTs.


About You


The successful candidate will:

  • have a passion to enthuse students using expertise in the field of Science
  • be outgoing, flexible and adaptable to cope with demands of the role;
  • have a commitment to professional development;
  • have experience of working with children;
  • have the ability to manage a whole classroom environment.
  • be a form tutor and support the academic and pastoral development of your tutor group;
  • a passion for extra-curricular / enrichment activities.

Application Process

If you would like to visit the school prior to submitting an application, please contact Sarah Knight on 01262 672593 Completed application forms should be submitted via email to [email protected] no later than 12 noon on Thursday 11th April.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 11th April.

Interview Date: TBC – if you have not heard from the school by Wednesday 16th April, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.



March 2024 Science Employee Specification

March 2024 Mainscale Science Teacher Job Description