Teacher of Science

Full Time


with ability to teach specialist degree to KS5



We are looking for an inspirational practitioner to join our successful and thriving Science department who can teach their specialist degree to KS5 at Horsforth School.

You will have the opportunity to enhance our vision of ‘opportunity and achievement for all’ as the member of a department with a strong track record of results.


Success is seen throughout our ambitious and consistently oversubscribed 11-19 school, which enjoys strong community and international links.  Our commitment to excellence in education is recognised nationally. Ofsted describes our behaviour as ‘outstanding’ and the students at Horsforth have a love of learning.


Our school is dedicated to evidence-based practice with a focus on Rosenshine’s principles of instruction. We have a strong emphasis on incorporating educational research in to the classroom. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher where you will have the opportunity of working in a supportive and experienced science department with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. There is a strong emphasis on science at Horsforth School as we are a former science college and there is a high uptake of all science A levels and Triple science GCSE.


We are looking for a teacher who can add to our large diverse team of practitioners and to share our love of science to inspire the next generation of future STEM graduates


This would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced colleague who can teach across the ability range at KS3, KS4 and KS5.   The position offers an excellent opportunity for either an established teacher or an NQT to join our high achieving school with an opportunity to teach to A level standard for suitable applicants. Science is delivered in subject specialism from year 9 as we have a firm belief in the importance of subject knowledge.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  


For our 1400 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. There are multiple opportunities for extra curricular events ranging from cadets, Duke of Edinburgh through to sports and competitions.


If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to apply, please visit www.horsforthschool.org or email recruitment@horsforthschool.org


Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 26 February 2021

Start date: September 2021