Are you ready to teach within a highly successful Science faculty in an ‘Outstanding’ school?
Glyn School is seeking an inspiring Teacher of Biology and Chemistry to join us from September 2019 or earlier.
Science is an integral part of the curriculum at Glyn and is taught across KS3, KS4 and KS5. Each class at KS3 is taught Biology, Chemistry and Physics and periodic set changes occur based on regular assessment. Triple and Combined Science is offered at KS4. Science is a popular subject choice at KS5, with an average of three A Level classes for all branches of Science – Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.
You will have the opportunity to develop and grow in a dynamic, forward thinking and progressive Science faculty. We offer excellent internal and external CPD training and frequently invite colleagues to collaborate and liaise with leading teachers across the GLF Multi-Academy Trust.
We are interested in hearing from you, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements. You will have the drive and ambition to lead our students from ‘outstanding’ to ‘exceptional’ and will have a proven track record in achieving high student outcomes.
Glyn is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.
Why should you teach at Glyn?
Glyn is an ‘Outstanding’ school and Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. For a glimpse of what we do for CPD, please visit our Learning Teaching channel – Glyn TV: https://sites.google.com/glynschool.org/glyntv/welcome
What other team members say about their careers at Glyn:
“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”.
“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.
The successful candidate will need to:
• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.
• Have excellent leadership and communication skills.
• Have a proven track record in achieving excellent student progress.
• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
• Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
• Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.
We can offer you (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert):
• An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.
• An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.
• A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Headteacher.
• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.
• An opportunity to work collaboratively with leaders across the wider GLF MAT.
You are very welcome to come and visit us at Glyn School. Please contact Sri Narasimhan, HR (0208 716 4949) to arrange a suitable date and time.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview as soon as applications are received. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview ahead of the closing date and withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.
Glyn is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ in 2009 and 2012. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys with 1227 students on roll (Year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth Form with 546 students. In 2014, we were designated a Teaching School, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practices nationally.