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Oak Wood School

Teacher of Science


Oak Wood School is looking to appoint an exciting and innovative teacher of Science to join our friendly, dynamic and collaborative department.  We need you to have a love of teaching and a willingness to trial new ideas and be a team player who puts the good of our students at the heart of all that you do.

Oak Wood School was judged as a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted (May 2022) and is a truly inclusive, mixed, multi-ethnic 11-18 school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. A career at Oak Wood School is your chance to be part of a remarkable team that are working to ensure our students are prepared to be the well- rounded leaders of tomorrow.

“Pupils at Oak Wood School are polite, friendly and confident. They are part of a diverse community and get along well with each other. The school’s ethos is for pupils to dream, learn and grow. Staff here inspire pupils and develop their knowledge, understanding and character.”

Ofsted 2022

If you are an ECT you will benefit from a comprehensive induction programme not only within the school but also within the department. The school and the department are a fantastic place to develop your teaching skills.

Relationships across the school between parents, students and staff are warm and positive which makes Oak Wood School an environment that is a pleasure to work in and develop your career at.

We have a caring, respectful and supportive core ethos ‘We Dream, We Learn, We Grow’ that propels us to constantly advocate that students at Oak Wood School are not limited in their choices. ‘We Dream, We Learn, We Grow’ also underpins how we develop our staff with our extensive professional development and well-being programmes.

Personal attributes

  • An enthusiasm for the teaching of subject and the contribution of that subject to a broad and balanced curriculum
  • An understanding of how pupils learn and progress in their knowledge, understanding and skills in the subject area
  • The ability to deliver lessons which provide both access and challenge for all students
  • Systematic in the planning of schemes of work and lessons
  • Can plan lessons that engage and motivate pupils including planning for learning outside the classroom
  • Professional commitment to pupil progress
  • Willingness to act as a form tutor

Salary & Benefits

MPS/UPR with Outer London Allowance

May suit Early Career Teacher

Required for September 2024


Oak Wood School
Sutton Court Road
UB10 9HT

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

To apply please visit our website and complete our Teaching Staff application form, which is in two documents, and send via email

Visits to the school can be arranged if requested.

Closing date: Wednesday 13 March 2024
Interviews: From Monday 18 March 2024

We reserve the right to interview strong candidates on receipt of application and make appointments before the closing date

Additional Notes

The appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. Oak Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.