Furze Platt Senior School

Teacher of Science, Maidenhead

Location: Maidenhead SL6 7NQ

Salary: MPS/UPS plus London Fringe Allowance

Working Pattern: Maternity cover, to June 2020 in the first instanceFull or part-time hours

Closing date: 28 January 2019


Are you passionate about teaching? Would you like to join a team of dedicated, reflective practitioners helping students of all abilities develop the skills and qualities to allow them to excel in the future.

A well-qualified, inspiring Teacher is required to teach Science at our school. The ability to teach Chemistry to A-Level would be an advantage. You would be joining a team of experienced science teachers with strong leadership who are well supported by five skilled science technicians.

Furze Platt is a highly successful mixed comprehensive school serving the children of Maidenhead. 1300 boys and girls of all abilities thrive at our school. Value added at GCSE puts our school in the top third of schools nationally. We are a highly ambitious, high-achieving and fully inclusive school providing an outstanding education for all. We are well placed for access, with good transport links to and from London and surrounding counties. You will be joining us at an exciting time as we have recently commenced an on-site expansion project to accommodate the growing numbers of students joining the school each year.

We want our students to enjoy the time they spend with us by providing an education which is broad, stimulating and rewarding. We are also proud of the range of extra-curricular opportunities we provide for students outside of the classroom. We offer a friendly and harmonious campus atmosphere, with fantastic line support and a Senior Leadership Team who genuinely want to see you succeed and develop. NQTs are allocated a mentor, a reduced timetable and the opportunity to attend training sessions run by specialists from within the school.

Career opportunities allowing you to grow professionally within Furze Platt include working parties and coaching for experienced teachers and leadership training for aspiring and existing middle and senior leaders. There are excellent on-site facilities with access to a newly installed gym, your own laptop, student laptops and interactive whiteboards.

As well as access to an employee advice service providing information, helpful resources and other services, there will be invitations to whole school social events such as our Christmas party, and other gatherings to celebrate success, and don’t forget the freshly brewed coffee during break-time!

Interested applicants are welcome to talk to Mrs Debbie Harding, HR Manager about this post, or to visit the school. To learn more about our school please refer to our website

Furze Platt Senior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Furze Platt Senior School
Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7NQ
Tel: 01628 625308 ext 129