Post:                           Teacher of Science

Contract type:           Temporary (up to 31/08/2024 in the first instance)

Salary:                        QTPS:  (M1: £28,000 – UPS3: £43,635)

Required for:             September 2023

Closing date:             Monday 5 June 2023 at 9.00am

Interview date:          w/c 5 June 2023

What is it like to attend this school?  Pupils are happy at St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School. They feel safe and well looked after. Pupils enjoy good relationships with each other and staff. They said that their teachers set high standards for pupils’ behaviour and achievement.                                                              [Ofsted Report - Nov 2021]

The Governors of St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science who has the capacity to enthuse, engage and inspire our young people through strong subject knowledge within the Science curriculum; someone who thrives on collaboration and teamwork; a committed professional with high levels of personal motivation and ambition. 

In essence, someone who really wants to make a difference.

Scientific understanding is changing lives and our team of scientists create an appreciation for the subject within the classroom, raising scientific aspirations in the future.  We welcome applications from innovative teachers who will join this team of dedicated professionals.  In return we offer a bespoke CPD programme, research and development, links and networks with other outstanding schools as well as a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities. 

St Edmund Arrowsmith CHS is a forward-looking and flourishing school, well regarded for the excellence of our academic achievement and the high level of motivation of pupils and staff.  Visitors to our school never fail to comment on our respectful students, the positive team ethos amongst staff and the friendly welcome that they receive.  

It really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special.  


If you would like to learn more about either our school or this vacancy, please contact Mrs P Lennon, Clerk to Governors via email or by telephoning the school number on 01942 728651 x2223. You can download the application forms from the school website,  Completed application forms must be returned to: Mr M J Dumican, Headteacher, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Rookery Avenue, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 9PF or via email to:  

The employer is committed to safer recruitment practices and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  The post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment.

For further information and to download an application form and accompany documentation please click on the link below:-     

Science Teacher

Salary: QTPS - MPS1 - UPS3 (£28,000 - £43,635)

Closing Date: 5 June 2023, 9.00am

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