Teacher of Science (Chemistry/Physics), Reading

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Reading Girls' SchoolReading
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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are a partially selective, 11-16 secondary girls’ school, in south Reading. Our aim is a very clear one which is to provide the best life-chances possible for every student . To that end, we challenge our students to the very edge of their academic capabilities whilst providing wrap-around support towards those goals. We believe in the importance of stepping out of one’s comfort zone, in order to improve. 

At Reading Girls’ School we have a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff. We are a diverse and dynamic school with a reputation for providing a caring environment where students can succeed; our girls have a real enthusiasm for learning and take pride in their school. As a teaching team we are highly qualified and all share a passionate belief that every student in our school matters. 

Our vision is that Reading Girls’ School is regarded by our local community as their secondary school of choice. Our recent GCSE examination results have improved again this academic year. The Department for Education has highlighted Reading Girls’ School as ‘ the best performing school in Reading LA (2017) .’ 

Reading Girls’ School is an Academy which is part of the successful Baylis Court Trust. In October 2016 we moved into our new school building which has provided us with a 21 st century learning environment. 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Science, specialising in either Chemistry or Physics. The ideal candidate will be an ambitions professional with the ability to teach all Sciences at KS3 and their specialism to KS4. The successful candidate will join a school that is committed to engage, inspire and motivate students in their learning to ensure that they have the very best educational journey possible. Applications from NQTs are welcomed. 

If you are a highly ambitious teacher and you feel you have the qualities to join the Principal in rapidly moving forward, we would like to hear from you. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Jane Clacey, PA to the Principal, on 0118 9861336 to arrange a time to come and meet us. 

Completed application forms should be returned to jclacey@readinggirlsschool.net before the closing date of noon on Monday 5 February with interviews held the week commencing Monday 5 February 2018

Reading Girls’ School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

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Address: Northumberland Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7PY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 986 1336