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School Name St Cuthbert's Catholic High School
School Address Berrys Lane, St Helens WA9 3HE Tel: 01744 678123
Job Title Teacher of Science
Job reference SGSCIENCE2
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade MPR / UPR
Pay From: £25714 To: £41604
Hours 32.5 Per Week
Closing date 01 February 2021
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Job Description
We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious Teacher of Science. The successful candidate will have:
• A passion for Science teaching
• A desire to prepare the young people of St Cuthbert’s for life in the modern world, to become caring citizens and resilient learners who achieve excellence.
• Reliable evidence of very to outstanding teaching with a focus on raising student achievement in KS3 and KS4.

St Cuthbert’s is a voluntary-aided, 11-16, co-educational comprehensive Catholic high school in the St. Helens Authority in the north west of England. There are 902 students on roll of whom 45% are baptised Catholic, with 33% from other Christian denominations, and 22% from other faith or religious traditions.

"This is a truly inclusive school where every pupil is valued. All pupils receive high-quality support, particularly those who are vulnerable. Leaders have created a culture in which all are given the chance to be successful." Ofsted, September 2016

We are a school with an outstanding Catholic Christian ethos. We are a school with students who flourish because of the attentiveness to their needs and the pervading sense of justice instilled by staff. We are a school with students who are confident to take full responsibility for themselves and their actions and are quick to praise and celebrate the achievements of others. We are a school that works together as a Christian family to live the message of the Good News of Jesus Christ to love God and our neighbour. For the second year in a row, we are an oversubscribed school for 2019-20.

We are St Cuthbert's

“The work that the school does to keep its pupils safe is exemplary. The welfare ad high personal development of pupils are a high priority for all staff.” – Ofsted, September 2016

St Cuthbert’s is a Catholic community, which guides each of its students to develop their own unique gifts and talents, whatever they may be. By providing a broad range of learning experiences and a supportive and nurturing environment, our students enter the world as confident, rounded individuals, with high expectations of themselves and the self-belief, skills and attributes to achieve their true potential. Everyone in school is here for a purpose, to learn each day, and to widen their knowledge, experience and imaginative understanding.

At both Key Stage 3 and 4, the broad learning opportunities within the curriculum enable students to enjoy, achieve and grow in their learning. Students follow a curriculum that is appropriate to their needs, provides challenge and enables them to achieve.

There is a positive atmosphere for learning in lessons at St Cuthbert’s, as teachers and curriculum leaders are constantly finding innovative and engaging learning experiences for students.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 1st February 2021 at 9:00am
Interview date: from 3rd February 2021 (date to be confirmed)

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For an application form and further details please contact Cath Geden, PA to the Headteacher via email at or visit our website at

All completed applications to be sent for the attention of Mrs C Twist, Headteacher by email to

Please do not apply on line.
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For an application form and further details contact:

Tamara Fleming
01744 671864
Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP

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Job Application Packs
Recruitment_Monitoring_Form - Apr19.pdf
Consent_to_Obtain_References_Form - Apr19.pdf
Rehabilitation_of_Offenders_Act_1974_-_Disclosure_Form -Apr19.pdf
Teacher of Science Information Pack - Jan 2021.pdf
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