Teacher of Science, Coulsdon, Surrey

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Woodcote High SchoolCoulsdon, Surrey

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Start date: Easter 2018 (September start considered)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Outer London Pay Scale (up to M6 £37,642)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Required from September 2018 or sooner Outer London Pay Scale (up to M6 £37,642) 

Woodcote High School has long been a top choice for parents in the Coulsdon & Purley area of South London. Located in a pleasant suburban setting on the borders of Surrey, Sutton and Croydon, the school has a rural feel but is officially in the Outer London salary band.

Rated “good” by Ofsted in 2015 in all areas. Inspectors praised our students as “attentive, hardworking and practically always keen to learn. They get down to work fast and keep going diligently”. GCSE results are way above average and A Level results are improving rapidly. Teachers rate Woodcote as an enjoyable place to work due to the “fabulous students and supportive colleagues”.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with our highly motivated and innovative staff in this forward-looking and successful school and department. In the summer 2017 results, A*/A grades in the separate sciences were all above the national average at over 53%, with 100% A*-C. AS/A2 science subjects also performed exceptionally well, with the majority above ALPS targets. Student uptake of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Psychology and Applied Science at Key Stage 5 also continues to go from strength to strength.

The school is very well resourced, with the science department recently undergoing a £1.6m refurbishment, with all class teachers delivering lessons in their own laboratory.

If you have energy and a passion for your subject, then we would like to hear from you. Visits are welcomed and encouraged so please telephone the school or email l.allen@woodcotehigh.com if you would like to arrange an informal visit, before you apply.

Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers and NQTs.

An application form can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the website www.woodcotehigh.com (click on staff vacancies link at the bottom of the home page). Alternatively, you can telephone or email the school. 

Closing date for applications: as soon as possible but no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 21st February 2018.

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More about Woodcote High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Meadow Rise, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 668 6464
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