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Teacher of Science

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Teacher of Science (Opportunity for Second in Science)

Dunbar Education, a leading recruitment agency in the education sector, is thrilled to present an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join a reputable school as a Teacher of Science (open on subject specialism). For the right candidate, there is also a potential opportunity to take on the role of Second in Science.

School: We are proud to be working closely with a well-established secondary school renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and fostering a love for science. The school provides a supportive and inspiring learning environment, offering state-of-the-art facilities and resources that enable both students and teachers to thrive.

Position: As a Teacher of Science, you will play a key role in delivering engaging and informative lessons across the Science curriculum, inspiring students to develop a lifelong interest and appreciation for the subject. You will join a dynamic Science department, collaborating with colleagues to deliver high-quality education and contribute to the continuous improvement of the Science curriculum. For the right candidate, there is a potential opportunity to take on the additional responsibility of Second in Science, providing leadership and support to the department.


  • Plan and deliver engaging Science lessons that cater to the needs and abilities of students.
  • Foster a passion for Science by incorporating practical experiments, demonstrations, and real-world applications in your teaching.
  • Provide guidance and support to students, promoting their curiosity, critical thinking, and scientific inquiry skills.
  • Assess student progress, providing constructive feedback and personalized guidance to help them reach their full potential.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and enhance the Science curriculum, sharing resources, best practices, and innovative teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate records of student performance and progress, effectively communicating with students, parents, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities, such as science clubs or competitions, to further enrich students' scientific experience.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • A degree in a Science-related field.
  • Proven experience teaching Science at the secondary level, with a strong understanding of the curriculum and assessment requirements.
  • Excellent subject knowledge across Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
  • Ability to create an inclusive and stimulating learning environment that promotes student engagement and achievement.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with colleagues, students, and parents.
  • Leadership qualities and the potential to take on additional responsibilities as Second in Science.
  • Passion for continuous professional development and staying up-to-date with advancements in Science education.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Supportive leadership team and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development to enhance your teaching skills and career progression.
  • Well-equipped Science laboratories and resources to support your teaching.
  • Potential opportunity for the right candidate to take on the role of Second in Science.

Application: If you are an enthusiastic and dedicated Science teacher looking for an exciting opportunity to inspire and educate students in a supportive school environment, with the potential to take on the role of Second in Science, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV today or contact Suzanne Jones at Dunbar Education for further information. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion and interviews.