Job Details

Service Overview:

Hillcrest Glebedale School is an independent ‘Good’ Ofsted registered school supporting children and young people with social, emotional and Mental Health difficulties. The independently DfE education provision offers a bespoke approach to teaching all c30 pupils aged 7-19 years. Working with small class sizes, we provide a differentiated curriculum and progress pupils through entry level functional skills and GCSE qualifications. We are commutable from Stoke on Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Hanley, Tunstall, Keele, Hanchurch, Hulme and other surrounding towns and villages.

Hillcrest Children’s Services is a national provider of specialist therapeutic children’s homes and schools for boys and girls with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Our services offer a stable, secure and supportive environment, in which the children and young people we care for can develop the skills and confidence necessary to help them fulfil their potential.

Job Summary and Duties:

Working as the Science Teacher for Glebedale School, you will deliver fun, educational based learning, tailored to each of our pupils to ensure they achieve positive results. You will be expected to lead the teaching of and co-ordinate flexible, person-centred programmes of study for individuals and groups of children with mixed abilities across KS3 and KS4 with SEMH difficulties and other SEN needs. The role will be challenging but rewarding, working in a dynamic environment where you can make a real difference. You will be able to demonstrate a practical, hands on approach to teaching and be prepared to go above and beyond for the young people we support.

This is a full time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week, term time only and would suit an enthusiastic individual who is committed to ensuring all pupils achieve their academic potential.

Following a thorough induction programme, your duties will include:

  • Teaching Science across KS3 & KS4
  • Preparing, planning and assessing teaching sessions whilst maintaining an awareness of curriculum developments
  • Writing and implement individual education plans, making assessments of educational attainment, setting challenging yet achievable targets
  • Build relationships with all young people, which will encourage their interest and participation in their education
  • Creating an environment which is stimulating and purposeful for all pupils to promote teaching and learning outside the formal classroom settings. 


In return our benefits include:


  • Automatic pension scheme enrolment  
  • Discounted retail vouchers
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • The chance to earn additional payments through our Refer a Friend scheme


Key Skills Required:


  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status
  • Have a background of teaching Science at secondary Level, delivering teaching at a good or outstanding level
  • Knowledge of current education issues in relation to terms of practise, process and curriculum
  • Be experienced in or have an interest working within an SEN setting, supporting Children and young people with challenging behaviour (SEMH/EBD)


Please apply online now or call 0330 998 0441 for further information

Although Outcomes First Group salaries are in-line with the National Teachers Pay Scale, Terms & Conditions of this position are specific to Outcomes First Group.

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.

Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.