Science (Physics) Teacher, Hackney

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Our Lady's Convent High SchoolHackney

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Mainscale/Upper Scale
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an excellent teacher to join our highly successful Science department. You will join us at a very exciting time as we have an impressive set of 2017 examination results to build on and a progress 8 score of 0.5 which puts the school in the top 12% nationally. This is a new build school with excellent facilities and a learning community that is cohesive and supportive.

This position presents an excellent opportunity for a motivated teacher to develop their skills across all key stages and abilities up to KS5 in a stimulating and supportive environment. We invite both NQTs and experienced teachers to apply. We are looking for a teacher with a physics specialism.

The Science team is a highly successful department within the School. The Additional GCSE results for summer 2017 were 95% A*-C which placed us in the top 9% of Science departments nationally. We follow a three year KS3 course which students are encouraged to develop key literacy, numeracy and practical skills. At KS4 the department follows the Edexcel, combined and separate specifications. At A level students follow OCR for Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

The department has a commitment to enriching students experience in Science through extra-curricular activities including after school clubs, STEM trips and visits to universities.

This, combined with our proven academic success has resulted in a large number of students who study Science at GCSE opting to continue studying A-level Sciences at the school.

As a new member of the Science team we would hope that you would be keen to contribute to and share in these continuing successes.

To teach at Our Lady’s Convent High School is an exciting and rewarding career choice. We have a forward thinking teaching culture; determined to place professional learning at the centre of our Teaching and Learning work. We are a school that has an absolute belief in giving our young people the very best opportunities and have value added results that show we are truly aspirational for all our students.

Our Lady’s convent High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be DBS checked at an enhanced level.

To apply for this position please Thomas Godden on 0207 614 4270 or email

Alternatively please visit our webpage:

Apply by 1pm Monday 19th February 2018
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 26th February 2018

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More about Our Lady's Convent High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 6-16 Amhurst Park, Stamford Hill, London, N16 5AF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8800 2158
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