Science Teacher

The Bridge School

Science Teacher

The Bridge School, Sedgemoor are seeking to appoint a permanent, full time Science Teacher – MPS/UPS to start as soon as possible. We are looking for dynamic, resilient and flexible teacher who can deliver GCSE Science to join our team.

The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is one of four Pupil Referral Units commissioned by Somerset County Council and Somerset schools.  We provide services through a number of centres for students who have a range of social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.

The Bridge School, Sedgemoor is the Pupil Referral Unit for mainstream schools in Sedgemoor. We support a number of students aged from 4 – 16 years old, where they are at risk of, or have been, permanently excluded from mainstream schools.  We also have a number of students with identified SEN needs who have EHCPs and are placed at The Bridge by the local authority. We also provide education for students who cannot access school for medical reasons.

Science Teacher:

We are looking for a science teacher to deliver Combined and Single Science subjects up to GCSE level. There is a need to have an awareness and understanding of COSHH and safe storage of science equipment.

The successful candidate will be expected to support HLTAs in delivery and planning of lessons. In addition, teachers will be key teachers / tutors for small groups of learners.

There is a need to be flexible in your approach, be sympathetic to the individual needs of students and be able to differentiate to a high level to work within our multi-site school in the Bridgwater area. Ideally you should have experience working with young people who may have significant gaps in their education and want to help them re-engage in their learning.

We can offer a range of CPD opportunities and the opportunity to work as part of a very skilled, supportive and experienced team. There will be opportunities for career progression as part of the wider partnership of schools as The Bridge works within a formal partnership with both Polden Bower and Avalon Schools.

If you feel you have what it takes to work with us to achieve the very best for our students, we would very much like to hear from you.

Please contact Dave Kennedy, Head of School should you need any further information. Enquiries and visits are welcomed, please call 01278 421148 to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: Friday 16 September 2022

The Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts require a criminal background check via the Disclosure procedure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the role.


Phone 01278 421148

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