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Teacher of Science

Little Heath (VA) School
School name

Little Heath (VA) School

School website

http://www.littleheath.org.uk

School type

Secondary

Job Title Teacher of Science
Job Type

Teacher

Start Date

01/09/2019

Hours

Full Time

Employment

Permanent

Salary

23,720 - 34,325

Closing date for applications

22/03/2019

Contact for further information recruitment@littleheath.org.uk

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Science to join an exciting, dynamic and successful department. The post is suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher with a strong Biology background.

 

Student attainment is good within the Science GCSE courses and there is a substantial cohort of students taking the Triple Science course and making great progress within Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Science also has a successful post-16 uptake, with A-level courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science, Psychology and Health and Social Care.

 

The person we are seeking will:

  • be passionate about Science and have the desire to share that passion with students;
  • be an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher;
  • be able to work collaboratively in a large and diverse team;
  • be reflective and eager to develop their teaching skills.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1610 on roll, including 320 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our Continuing Professional Development Programme. Our CPD programme offers a choice of Teaching and Learning themes and staff are encouraged to become involved in leading training. Our personalised twilight programme follows an action research model. We encourage our teachers to engage with and share research and new ideas in education, as well as seeking out opportunities to showcase good practice and to collaborate with other members of staff in order to develop their practice.  

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk

 

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.

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