Teacher of Science

Full Time Permanent
  • Closing date: 13th July 2020
  • Suitable for NQTs: Yes
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Ordnance Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6SG
  • MPS / UPS; a small TLR for whole school responsibility may be available to the right candidate.
  • Southwark
  • Start date: September 2020
St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified Teacher of Science to work as part of a well-established and successful Science team from September 2020. The candidate will ideally be able to teach either Physics or Chemistry to A level but all candidates will be considered.

The Science department has seen lots of success in both pupil outcomes and Progress 8 in the past few years and would look to continue these positive trends. Time has been dedicated to upskilling the team in pedagogy and curriculum knowledge. This has resulted in an innovative and creative department who use evidence based practice to develop their teaching and curriculum design.

We are a team that seeks to find new and interesting ways to allow pupils to learn. This is based on a supportive team ethos where planning and ideas are shared between teachers and technicians to reduce workload. As a department we have successfully overseen massive changes to curriculum and assessment and are looking to continue to improve to ensure that pupils get the best possible grades and experience in science.

The successful candidate will be a Science specialist who has the ability to put their vision for teaching and learning into practice, supported by an able team of staff. They will work closely with the Head of the Science department as well as the second in Science to support in the development and delivery of an engaging and challenging curriculum for students of all abilities. They will model at least good teaching practice and inspire others through the delivery of effective and exciting lessons. A bespoke CPD programme will be tailored to meeting their needs.

St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School is a non-selective coeducational secondary school for students age 11-18. A split site school with free parking, we are moving to brand new buildings in 2022. Our mission statement is that ‘St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School educates students, spiritually and educationally forming them through Faith so that they can achieve their aspirations and contribute to their community’. As a Catholic school, we are passionate about the formation of the whole student, making sure that we develop students into good people as well as ensure they get good results.

The school is in Medway, a 30-minute distance from London by road or high-speed rail link. Medway benefits from a multimillion-pound regeneration programme bringing new housing developments and facilities for its inhabitants; it also has the lowest council tax rates in Kent. St. John Fisher also offers subsidised accommodation for employees and this will be offered to the successful candidate, should they be interested.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 13th July.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

To apply for this job please visit: stjohnfisher.school.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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