Learning Together For The Future

Vacancy - Teacher of Science

Vacancy - Teacher of Science

Biology Specialist Preferred

Maternity Cover

The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield, Derbyshire is exceptional. Rated outstanding in four successive Ofsted reports, we provide an excellent education within a happy, purposeful atmosphere. We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students. We challenge all our learners to achieve their best.

Our 2020 vision statement ‘learning together for the future’ is evident throughout the school. There is a focused atmosphere that is conducive to excellent learning, an engaging and broad curriculum and an extensive range of enrichment activities. As a result our students are well behaved, highly motivated and achieve very high academic standards.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and a committed team player who is driven to raise attainment. You will have demonstrable experience of teaching science at Key Stages 3 and 4 and a specialist in biology is preferred.

This is a temporary, maternity cover contract and is expected to be from January until December 2022. As this is a maternity cover contract the exact length of contract may be shorter or longer depending on circumstances outside of the school’s control.

We are student-centred and our aim is for every student to experience first rate learning and teaching. The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. If your ethos matches ours we look forward to hearing from you.

Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

To apply please return a completed application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it.

Please return your completed application or send any queries to Tina Spencer-Keyse, Director of Human Resources
Direct Dial: 01332 843257

Application Forms


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and all employees will be subjected to the relevant pre-employment checks and must hold an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance prior to employment.