Class Teacher of Science, Forest Hill, London

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Forest Hill SchoolForest Hill, London

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Start date: January / April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Inner London £29,664 - £48,244)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

At Forest Hill School, we challenge stereotypes about under-achieving boys.  Are you up for the challenge?  

We are seeking to appoint a talented and committed Science teacher to contribute to the on-going success of the Science and Computer Science Faculty.   The post will involve teaching both Key Stages 3 and 4 with the possibility of A-level teaching, and would suit an NQT or more experienced teacher.   All students follow AQA sciences at GCSE.    An ability to teach Physics at KS3 and KS4 would be advantageous although not essential.  

Forest Hill is a dynamic community school that offers innovative teaching across a broad curriculum, including a Performing Arts focus, which is underpinned by the highest standards of pastoral care.   

We are an extremely inclusive and popular 11-19 boys’ school, with a mixed sixth form run in partnership with Sydenham Girls School and believe that every student should be given the support to aspire to and achieve excellence.  

As a teacher at Forest Hill you will be part of a team of specialists who are determined to make a difference. We take pride in working together as one fully supportive team and are committed to laying the foundations for the future by helping all our staff develop their capabilities.  

We would like to hear from you if you:  

• Have an energy and enthusiasm for teaching Science 

• Are an outstanding teacher who forms strong relationships with young people  

• Consider yourself a team player who is committed to their own continuing professional development.   

We offer:

• The opportunity to work in an established and experienced Performing Arts school which challenges the stereotypes of underachieving boys •

A personalised CPD programme that offers a range of opportunities to broaden your pedagogical experience and which seeks to support you in developing yourself for future leadership roles  

• Modern, state of the art facilities, including the technology and resources to support excellent teaching of all the subjects in the Faculty  

If you are passionate about innovative education, have a commitment to personal excellence and are ready for a new challenge, we welcome your application.  

In order to apply for this position, please follow the link to our website and complete an application form at  Note - we do not accept CVs.  

Informal visits are welcome and should be arranged directly with Nargis Hamid, Faculty Leader – Science and Computer Science.  Closing date for applications is

12 noon Monday 10th December 2018  

Safeguarding statement 

Forest Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

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More about Forest Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dacres Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2XN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8699 9343
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