Teacher of Chemistry with ability to teach specialist degree to KS5

Horsforth SchoolLeeds

Here at Horsforth School, we believe in opportunity and achievement for all. 

We are seeking to recruit an excellent practitioner to join our successful Science Department who can teach their specialist degree to KS5 at Horsforth School.

Success is seen throughout our ambitious and consistently oversubscribed 11-19 school, which enjoys strong community and international links.  Our commitment to excellence in education is recognised nationally. Ofsted describes our behavior as outstanding and the students at Horsforth have a love of learning.

Our school is dedicated to evidence-based practice with a focus on Rosenshines principles of instruction. We have a strong emphasis on incorporating educational research in to the classroom. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher where you will have the opportunity of working in a supportive and experienced science department with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. There is a strong emphasis on science at Horsforth School as we are a former science college and there is a high uptake of all science A levels and Triple science GCSE which we run as an option.

We are looking for a teacher who can add to our large diverse team of practitioners and to share our love of science to inspire the next generation of future STEM graduates

This would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced colleague who can teach across the ability range at KS3, KS4 and KS5.   The position offers an excellent opportunity for either an established teacher or an NQT to join our high achieving school with an opportunity to teach to A level standard for suitable applicants. Science is delivered in subject specialism from year 9 as we have a firm belief in the importance of subject 

For our 1400 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. There are multiple opportunities for extra curricular events ranging from cadets, Duke of Edinborough through to sports and competitions.

If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to apply, please visit www.horsforthschool.org or email recruitment@horsforthschool.org 

Closing date: 8am Thursday 20 May 2021

Start date: September 2021

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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