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Biology Teacher

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Biology Teacher

  • Competitive rates of pay, which depend on the role, experience and pay-scale
  • Opportunity to work for the biggest education recruitment agency in the UK and have access to exclusive CPD courses
  • Opportunities for full-time and part-time roles, medium and long-term assignments; potential of permanent roles

Due to a shortage of Fully Qualified Teachers of Science, my Client Schools have asked me to recruit Science Specialists in the Grantham area. My clients are both state and private secondary schools in Grantham, who have been struggling to recruit for their Science department during the last academic year.

You will have various day-to-day responsibilities, which may include:

• preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities;

• marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of pupils' progress and development;

• researching new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and writing new curriculum materials;

• selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment, including podcasts and interactive whiteboards;

• preparing pupils for qualifications and external examinations;

• managing pupil behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and applying appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour;

• undertaking pastoral duties, such as taking on the role of form tutor, and supporting pupils on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties;

• communicating with parents and carers over pupils' progress and participating in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole school training events;

• liaising with other professionals, such as learning mentors, careers advisers, educational psychologists and education welfare officers;

• supervising and supporting the work of teaching assistants, trainee teachers and newly qualified teachers (NQTs);

• participating in and organising extracurricular activities, such as outings, social activities and sporting events;

• undergoing regular observations and participating in regular in-service training (INSET) as part of continuing professional development (CPD).
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