Woodside Lane, Finchley, London N12 8TA
Voluntary Aided
Tel: 020 8445 0105
Fax: 020 8446 0691

NOR: 1190
300 in 6th Form


Our school is very highly regarded, heavily oversubscribed, has a strong community ethos and enjoys examination results which are well above national averages. We are looking for a teacher who is able to motivate and enthuse young people, raising their expectations and accelerating their progress. The successful candidate will teach across key stages and will join a successful and dynamic department which achieved record results at KS4 in 2018, which were sustained in 2019. They will work closely with our Curriculum Leader for Science, and the Subject Leaders for Physics and Biology, to offer high quality provision to all of our students.

There is the possibility of additional responsibility for a candidate with suitable experience.

Are you?
• An enthusiastic and passionate teacher of Science at KS3 and Chemistry at KS4 and KS5?
• Someone who can offer high quality leadership across a team, working collaboratively with the Curriculum Leader for Science to deliver an outstanding curriculum for our pupils?
• Committed to high quality planning and creative teaching and learning?
• Consistent in understanding the importance of ongoing assessments and feedback to facilitate continuous progress?

We offer you:
• An outstanding opportunity to be part of a new phase in the development of our Science Department
• A friendly, vibrant, caring school
• A strong commitment to CPD and a very supportive programme to equip you with the necessary leadership and management skills
• An enterprising and ‘can do’ ethos where initiative and innovation are warmly embraced
• A school of opportunity where staff are supported and developed and a stepping stone to future promotion

FCHS is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as such all candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Candidates wishing to visit the school are welcome to do so by appointment. An application form for this post can be downloaded from our website and should be returned to the Headteacher, Niamh Arnull, at the above email address. The closing date is 25th October, although suitably qualified applicants may be interviewed in advance of the deadline.

Applications from non-Catholic teachers who are willing to support the values and ethos of a Catholic school are warmly invited.