Teacher of Science

Aldridge Education
29 May 2024
26 Jun 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Teacher of Science

Location: Blackburn with Darwen

Working Pattern: Full-Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Application Deadline: Sunday, 16th June 2024

Interview Date: W/C 24th June 2024

About us

Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio is a 13-19 Mainstream Studio School based in Darwen, Lancashire, specialising in Creative/Technical Digital Technologies and Care Sector.

We are currently ranked as the number one performing college for progress at KS5 in the borough and within a 132km radius. We have recently received an OFSTED rating of Good in all areas during a September 2021 inspection.

Established in 2013 and located in the heart of historical Darwen on the edge of the West Pennine Moors, the Studio is the town s best kept secret. Focussed on nurturing talent in students and staff across core and creative subjects and improving the life chances of every student. As a small school with a maximum of 250 students we offer a unique opportunity to work in a state of the art, iconic and historic building as part of a small cohesive team of staff.

About the role

Due to internal growth, we are seeking to appoint a qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Science at Key Stages 3 and 4 to support the Science Department. We are looking for a committed practitioner who is positive, collaborative, committed to securing high standards of learning and teaching and believes that any child can achieve the highest grades regardless of background prior attainment.

Essential Criteria


  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Relevant Degree
  • Experience of teaching in the 11-18 sector


Key benefits of working for Aldridge Education:

  • Aldridge Benefits scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous annual leave allowance which increases after 5 years' service
  • Opportunity to join the Teachers Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Refer a Friend scheme

Completing the application

On clicking apply, you will be redirected to our website to complete your application.

Candidates will need to create an account and are asked to complete all the standard information required on the application form. Please also address the mission alignment and capacity to meet the requirements of the Essential and Desirable criteria of the Person Specification and Job Description. CVs are not accepted as part of the application process.

We may interview candidates ahead of the closing date so early application is advised. The Academy reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advertised closing date. The advert may be closed at any time.