Start Date: Tuesday 9th May 2023
Closing Date: Thursday 1st June 2023
Interviews: Will be held as soon as applications are received
Salary: MPR1-UPR3 (£28,000-£43,865), possibility of TLR for suitably experienced candidate
Contract Type: Full or Part Time

Job Title: Teacher of Science

Contract Hours: Full or Part Time

Start Date: September 2023

Grade: MPR1-UPR3 (£28,000-£43,865), possibility of TLR for suitably experienced candidate

Responsible to recently appointed Head of Science

As a popular and successful school we are always excited to strengthen our staffing team and increase our curriculum choices for students. As a result of increasing student numbers and a growing Sixth Form we are seeking to appoint a teacher of Science.

The post will involve the teaching of Science to age ranges personalised to the strengths of the individual teacher, this could include Sixth Form teaching.

Therefore, we are looking to employ a well qualified teacher with a record of delivering high quality lessons with excellent student outcomes, or a recently qualified teacher.

For an exceptional candidate, consideration will be made to provide a TLR to take responsibility for a Key Stage.

If additional responsibilities would interest you please include reference to this in your supporting statement.

In September 2015 the school moved into an award-winning new building, where subjects are taught in specialist rooms either in our Sixth Form block or alongside other science classrooms. The team is very supportive and expectations for students are high.

Thomas Gainsborough School is a consistently high performing, well resourced, and truly comprehensive school, with a firm belief in excellence for each and every student, placing students at the heart of their curriculum. You can find out more about the school at

The school continues to invest in high quality professional development and provides a range of employee benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for any teacher to develop their practice and continue their career progression.

The school is located just south of Sudbury in Suffolk and is within easy reach of Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

Many of our staff work flexibly in different ways including part-time working. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours of flexible start and end times. Please talk to us at the interview stage about the flexibility you would like and we will explore what’s possible for this role.

If you would like to learn more about the school in preparation for making an application, arrange a visit or speak to someone about this exciting opportunity, then please contact David Chiang (Assistant Headteacher),, 01787 375232.

Closing date: 9:00am, 1 June 2023

Interviews: Will be held as soon as applications are received