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Teacher of Science for September 2019

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Job description

On behalf of our partner school which is based on the outskirts of Portsmouth, considered to be 'good' with 'outstanding' features, we are looking to recruit an ambitious and future leader to join their high achieving Science department. The staff at the school say that it is a wonderful place to work mostly because of the dedicated and supportive senior leadership team driven by a Headteacher who consistently ensures that the school delivers a compelling vision shared by all.

The science department is a close knit and supportive team which consists of nine teachers. Science in taught in state of the art facilities and staff have very high expectations of their students. The science department utilises SMART boards, digital projectors, networked computers and a range of software with all ages and abilities in mind to ensure excellent educational and all inclusive provision. The department runs both combines and separate sciences and all teachers are expected to contribute to the teaching of these if necessary. The department hosts meetings on a regular basis of which all teachers contribute towards. The department also play a significant role in contributing towards the wider community of the school participating in the ski trip, rock challenge, the enterprise project and revision work shops.

The school are dedicated to enhancing young people's lives and aim to provide a world class education through developing a love of learning beyond the school gate. They encourage their students through installing positive habits. They are therefore looking for someone who:

  • Is an inspiring NQT or more experienced teacher who is able to install an 'expert scientist' way of thinking
  • Shares best practice and consistently strives for excellence from their students
  • Who is a dedicated practioner that can provide an all inclusive education, particularly for students who supported by the pupil premium
  • Is reflective and passionate about their own CPD and able to positively contribute towards inset days and supporting teaching and learning in the department
  • Has expert subject knowledge and able to teach across the KS3 and KS4 science curriculums

We welcome applications from experienced teachers looking to further their careers in a very good school and also from NQTs who will follow an excellent support programme. The school will ensure that all members of staff experience an interesting Professional Learning programme which is grounded in research. If you are interested in applying for this role, early applications are encouraged. The advert will remain live until the most suitable candidate is appointed.

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