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General Science Teacher

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Teachers of Science required in York

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

Due to a shortage of Fully Qualified Teachers of Science, I am now looking at recruiting Science specialists to work in secondary schools in the York area.

The successful applicant for this posts will:

•be passionate about teaching and learning;

•hold a relevant degree and Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent;

•have at least two years' experience in teaching in the UK education sector;

•have consistent record of employment;

•ideally have proven track record of achievement for their cohorts;

•be able to engage and motivate students;

•use assessment for learning tools, matching learning to individual needs;

•seek to consistently improve their own practice;

•promote the values of the school;

•have a driving licence and have access to a car


Day-to-day activities 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.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Hull and Lincoln branch of Teaching Personnel on 01482 312046 if you would like to discuss opportunities further.
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