Science Teacher 0.8 FTE - Burton Borough School

Audley Avenue, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7DS
14 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
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Burton Borough School

Science Teacher – 0.8 Contract - ECTs/MPS/UPS
Maternity Cover
Required from January 23 or September if available

Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Comprehensive School of 1170 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport.  We were awarded the Gold Mental Health Award from the Carnegie School of Mental Health in April 2019 and are the first school in England to be recognised by Public Health England for the work we do in this area.  Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school. 

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who:

  • Has real enthusiasm for their subject and a commitment to teaching Science
  • Excellent Science knowledge
  • Can deliver engaging and challenging lessons that promote students’ scientific curiosity
  • Is able to instill in students a love of science
  • Recognises the importance of developing science capital to ensure student engagement
  • Makes the delivery of science skills an integral part of every lesson
  • Values the contributions of all students and personalises their lessons accordingly
  • Contributes to the science team, taking an active part of delivering the science intent statement
  • Recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom in enhancing the understanding and experience of the world in which we live
  • Is enthusiastic to work in a school which is held in high esteem by its parents and who want to further extend this reputation for excellence

We offer: 

  • A professional learning culture that is highly focused on developing your teaching craft
  • A well-equipped, modern learning environment that includes a new £8 million teaching block
  • A strong community ethos built through a small School System, with each School retaining a strong sense of identity
  • A ‘stage not age’ attitude to career development opportunities
  • A school that provides rich opportunities for extra-curricular activities including the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, team sports, dramatic performances and an internationally acclaimed School Band

For further information, please visit our website at, or telephone 01952 386500 or email the Principal's PA at

For daily updates and to see what we do, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @BurtonBorough

Closing date: Thursday 7th July 2022 at 4pm      

Interviews date to be confirmed. Candidates will only be contacted if they are shortlisted for interview. 


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