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Vacancy for Teacher of Science (Maternity Leave Cover)

Maternity Leave Cover (may become permanent)
Suitable for NQTs and Experienced Teachers
 Full Time (1.0 fte) - Teachers Pay Scale - Required from 1st September 2021 to 20th July 2022

Ulverston Victoria High School is an exceptional school which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity.  Our students and their Teachers work hard, seek to achieve the very highest standards in all they do and are respectful of each other and of their community.

We wish to appoint a motivated and inspiring Teacher of Science to join our innovative Science Department to teach during a period of Maternity Leave.  This role may become a permanent position within school.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across all key stages.

We welcome applications from professional, enthusiastic and effective NQTs and experienced teachers, who are keen to join our high performing team at Ulverston Victoria High School.   An appropriate induction programme is available for all NQTs. 

The successful candidate will share our passion for education and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and will be clearly in tune with our values and our ethos of “children first” and be totally committed to providing a deep and rewarding experience in science for all our students regardless of their academic ability.

This is a great opportunity for an exceptional and vibrant practitioner to join and contribute to a high-performing department.  GCSE Science results for progress have consistently been in the top 20% of the country across both combined science and separate science. A-level numbers are healthy and science is a very popular choice with in the Sixth Form.  During the 2018 Ofsted inspection, the inspectors took time to note in their report that ’students make exceptional progress in science’.

UVHS is a brilliant place to be a student or teacher.  A dynamic and caring atmosphere pervades the whole school and there is a real desire to inspire and achieve.  The faculty thrives on exploring new ways of teaching and there is a real buzz of enthusiasm for the subject in the school.

If you are a candidate committed to high quality teaching and learning who wants to develop your career in an exceptional school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Closing date for applications:     Wednesday 21st April 2021 at 9.00 am.

Interviews will be held on:          Thursday 29th April 2021.

Please see the introduction and applicant guidance notes, view the person specification and department information below.

Please would applicants email a scanned copy of their passport with the completed application form.

Please note that UVHS does not accept CV applications.

Please email applications for the attention of the Headteacher, Mr M Hardwick, at

If you have any questions or queries relating to the application procedure, please do not hesitate to email Andrea Herman, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager on

Ulverston Victoria High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education, Revised September 2020, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of employment vetting checks including an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service, Teacher Prohibition Checks through the Teacher Regulation Agency, suitable references, Proof of Right to Work in the UK, pre-employment health check and professional qualifications.