Science Teacher, Darlington

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Polam Hall SchoolDarlington
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Science Teacher

Academy: Polam Hall School

Start Date: 1 September 2018

Salary: Teachers Pay Scale commensurate with ability and experience

Contract: Permanent

Job Expires: Sunday 24 June 2018

NQTs considered: Yes

Information for the candidates

Wanted for the Autumn term a dynamic, enthusiastic and passionate science teacher with the ability to teach your subject to KS4 level.  Ability to teach to KS5 is desirable. Applications are welcomed from NQT’s.

We are looking for a teacher who is committed to the ethos and values of the school, is passionate about making a difference and has the capacity to inspire. In return, we offer a competitive salary, a supportive network of schools and academies and cross group shared expertise and career opportunities.

The successful candidate will have the ability to:-

• teach science to KS4 and ideally KS5

• be a practitioner who maximises the potential of pupils

• understand the importance of using self-evaluation and performance data to identify and implement effective improvement

• maximise achievement through rigorous monitoring, interventions and review

• be committed to contributing to the wider life of the school. 

Polam Hall is a 4 – 19 co-educational day and boarding school which converted to Free School status in September 2015. It is now part of Woodard Academies Trust and forms part of the Trust’s Northern Hub.

This is a very exciting time at Polam Hall. The school has grown to its current 700 pupils over the last two years and will continue to expand until it reaches a roll of around 880. The school is two form entry into Reception and a third form joins in Y7.

At Polam Hall we aim to build creativity, confidence and compassion in our young people. The vision of the school moving forward is to retain a focus on the individual, on providing opportunities and the holistic development of each child.

Visits to the school and informal discussions are welcome and can be arranged via the Senior School Office on 01325 463383.

Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applications for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience.

Closing date: Sunday 24 June 2018. 

Interview Dates: Thursday 28 June 2018, Friday 29 June 2018

Please note all applications must be made via the link on the school website www.phs.woodard.co.uk under the Work for Us tab.

Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.



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Address: Grange Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 5PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1325 463383