Teacher of Science (Fixed Term)

Teacher of Science (Fixed Term)
  • Full Time
  • Tonbridge
  • 20/05/2024

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie

White Cottage Road,
TN10 4PU
Scale: MPS based on experience
Job Summary: We are seeking a passionate and innovative Teacher of Science to join our dynamic team. T

We are seeking a passionate and innovative Teacher of Science to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering high-quality science education to students, inspiring them to explore the wonders of the natural world and develop a lifelong love for the subject.

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie boasts a successful and thriving Science department, fully staffed with dedicated professionals who are committed to providing an outstanding education for our students. We offer excellent professional development opportunities and foster a collaborative environment where teachers can grow and excel in their careers. As part of our commitment to academic excellence, we provide opportunities for teachers to teach across the key stages, including triple science and A-level classes. 

We’d like to hear from you if you have:

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
Strong subject knowledge and a passion for science education.
Previous experience teaching science at the secondary level, including A-level classes, is desirable.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
Commitment to continuous professional development and a willingness to engage in opportunities for growth and learning.


This is a fixed term role for 1 year, offering MPS based on experience. Please note that this is a part time role, 3 days per week. 

The Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a very special place to work and pre-application visits or phone calls are both encouraged and welcomed. If you would like to arrange to discuss the role with a member of the team, please contact Mrs Nicki Riddle, Principals’ PA at nicki.riddle@lahughchristie.org.uk or 01732 353544 ext 242.  



Working with us: Hugh Christie School has recently become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School is now known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. 

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie offers a broad curriculum designed to cater to the diverse needs and interests of its students. From traditional subjects like English, mathematics, and science to vocational courses and extracurricular activities, the academy strives to provide a comprehensive education that prepares students for success in further education, employment, and life beyond school.

Beyond academics, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie places a significant emphasis on personal development and character education. Through its pastoral care system, the academy supports students in their social, emotional, and personal growth, fostering a positive and inclusive school culture.

The academy also prides itself on its strong sense of community and engagement with parents, carers, and the wider community. Through various initiatives and partnerships, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie seeks to enrich the educational experience of its students and contribute positively to the local area.

In summary, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a thriving secondary school committed to academic excellence, personal development, and community engagement. With a rich history and a dedication to nurturing well-rounded individuals, it continues to provide a supportive and inspiring environment for its students to thrive and succeed.