Teacher of Science - Prep School

Boys (4- 18)
Girls (4- 18)
Weekly Boarding
Full Boarding
Flexi Boarding
Bishop's Stortford College

We require an outstanding teacher who is able to convey a passion for learning.

Appointment of a Teacher of Science

Are you looking for a full-time position teaching Science in a friendly and vibrant Independent School?

Bishop’s Stortford College is a place of learning that provides an outstanding range of opportunities for developing well-rounded, skilful and happy young people. We pride ourselves on doing this in a beautiful environment with the best facilities.

At the College, we are aware that it is the people who make this possible. It is their energy, imagination and enthusiasm that creates the opportunities, experiences and very special atmosphere for both pupils and staff to enjoy.

The Prep School

The Bishop’s Stortford College Prep School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 4 – 13 (640 on roll). It is the preparatory school for Bishop’s Stortford College to which most of the Prep School pupils transfer at the end of Year 8.

The Prep School is a wonderful place to teach and to learn. The pupils are super and the staff hard-working, committed and purposeful, but with a sense of humour which makes teaching here such fun. There is a buzz to the Prep School and visitors often comment on the positive, happy atmosphere they experience when they arrive. Relationships between pupils and staff are key to generating and sustaining this and we hope you will want to become part of the team responsible for creating this environment.

Please visit the College website (www.bishopsstortfordcollege.org) to view our last ISI Inspection Report and to get a flavour of all that goes on here.

The Post

Encouraging children’s passion for Science is at the heart of this role in a department of similar enthusiasts whose skills and commitment ensure the very best development of our pupils. We require an outstanding teacher who is able to convey a passion for learning. The post requires the teaching of physics and chemistry to Key Stage 3.

The position is for an April 2021 or September 2021 start and may suit a newly qualified teacher looking to complete their NQT year in a supportive, positive environment.

Application Process

The closing date for applications is Monday 2nd November 2020 at 9am.

The offer of appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.

A completed application form, letter of application and curriculum vitae should be emailed to recruitment@bishopsstortfordcollege.org

And if we still haven’t tempted you…

We also reward all our employees with a fantastic range of benefits, which include access to the pension scheme, use of our state-of-the-art College gym and swimming pool, parking onsite and a free lunch during term time! Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch?

Here’s what some of our employees have said about the College….

‘You have the space and ability to draw on your own character and strength within the College’

‘Staff are supportive and helpful and there is good communication. We are a close-knit team who help one other’

Further Information


Job Details

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 02 November 2020
  • Salary: N/A


School Details

  • Founded: 1868
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Boys' Boarding: 87 (7- 18)
  • Girls' Boarding: 69 (7- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 583 (240 in Sixth Form)