Science Teacher

Wildern Secondary School is a large over-subscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton and we are looking for passionate, enthusiastic, creative Science Teachers to join our Science department. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

We are looking for a Science Teacher to start September 2023. The successful candidate will be given excellent career development opportunities. For interested candidates who would like to work in a great school with a strong positive and supportive culture and work with a fantastic curriculum team with excellent GCSE results we would love to hear from you. This role is also suitable for Early Career Teachers.

Benefits of working within the Science Department:

• Very supportive, friendly and passionate team of 15 Science teachers of all experience levels, who specialise in a variety of disciplines and are keen to share their knowledge and resources with each other.
• A dedicated Core Progress assistant who works solely within the Science department to support students and staff.
• A dedicated team of 5 technicians who work collaboratively within the department to ensure students are able to experience a vast range of science practical lessons.
• 18 science laboratories, allowing teachers to have their own classroom, allowing staff a dedicated space as well as continuity with their classes.
• Science teachers teach across all disciplines, across a range of year groups and abilities.
• 3 year KS4 that follows the AQA exam, where students either study Separate or Combined Science.
• Excellent record of GCSE results.
• A thoroughly planned and resourced curriculum across all year groups which builds a coherent and robust ‘5 year journey’ across the time students spend with us here at Wildern.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

• An Amazing Competitive salary
• Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD program
• Many opportunities for career progression
• Generous Sick Pay Scheme
• Workplace Pension Scheme
• Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
• An amazing rate of £10 a month for staff membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free large on-site car park

You must have Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, or an equivalent overseas qualification with UK teaching experience. Applications should be on Wildern School application forms, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Application forms can be downloaded from our website where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Thursday 29th June 2023.

Disclaimer: Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible as some interviews may take place, and the appointment may be made before the closing date is reached for the post. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.


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