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  • Full Time
  • Hitchin, UK
  • £28k - 43k per year £ / annum


Science Teacher – Hitchin

Location: Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Salary: £28,000 – £43,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Start Date: September 2024

About the School:

Hitchin Secondary School is a dynamic and forward-thinking educational institution committed to providing exceptional learning opportunities. This school fosters a supportive and inclusive environment where both students and staff are encouraged to thrive. They have a strong focus on academic excellence, personal development, and the well-being of our community.

Job Description:

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Science Teacher to join the team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering engaging and high-quality science lessons to students in Key Stages 3 and 4, with the possibility of teaching Key Stage 5.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver effective science lessons in line with the national curriculum
  • Use a variety of teaching methods to inspire and engage students
  • Assess, record, and report on the development, progress, and attainment of students
  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages active learning
  • Participate in departmental meetings, training, and professional development opportunities
  • Support the school’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent
  • A degree in a relevant science discipline
  • Experience teaching science at secondary school level
  • Strong subject knowledge and a passion for science
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including pension scheme and employee assistance program

Benefits of working with Choice Teachers

  • 17 years’ experience as the leading Education Recruitment agency working with a variety of primary and secondary schools.
  • Competitive pay rates with different payment options, including a ‘Guaranteed Payment Option’.
  • Flexible to suit your schedule and needs.
  • Opportunity to be offered permanent roles before advertised due to long lasting relationships with schools
  • Dedicated support from our consultants

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a completed application along with a cover letter and CV to

For further information or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Kiran on 01462 530230

Hitchin Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Equal Opportunities – Choice Teachers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

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