Teacher of Science
MPS | UPS
Suitable for NQT
Permanent | Full-time or Part-time considered
For January 2020
12 dedicated labs and 2 prep rooms, house our team of specialist Science Teachers and Technicians, in a school where students are motivated and thrive in a culture of achievement and success. In the last year, our Science students have had a hot air balloon land on the school field; had a visit from a NASA Astronaut; welcomed an Urban Farm into school and have nurtured and hatched their very own Chicks. We are the home of innovative opportunities for students, extending their learning across all areas of Science.
Our successful candidate
We are looking to appoint an engaging and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, to join our highly effective Faculty. You will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision to ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. You will have the ability to teach up to A ‘Level/ Key Stage 4 in Biology or Chemistry. We will consider applications from those looking for a full-time or part-time post (Minimum 0.6) starting in January 2020.
Why work for Tolworth Girls’?
Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we offer a wide range of incentives to engage colleagues to ensure they are appreciated and feel valued. Regular professional development, is a key focus for Teaching and Non-Teaching staff. All new colleagues get a buddy and a mentor for NQT’s with a tailored induction programme, to suit you. We have just trained 24 colleagues across school to be mental Health first aiders and all staff receive support, information and guidance on mental health and their personal journey.
Our benefits include a Pension scheme; discounted on-site Gym membership; early finish for all half and end of terms; discounted fees with a local nursery; regular socials; Christmas and end of year parties and various fundraising activities. Plus, lots of widely used free initiatives for all employees such as, Yoga classes; monthly healthy breakfast; on-site parking; flu jab vouchers; staff book club; prize draws and much more! We have a dedicated newly refurbished staffroom, with free tea and coffee for all, a great space to network and get some down time.
Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students.
Science NQT started July 2019
“I work with a fantastic team of dynamic science teachers and technicians. They are all very co-operative and insightful. I can approach any of them for advice and benefit from their expertise.
This is a school where teachers learn too. At Tolworth, the great emphasis placed on training and development means you will have a seamless experience as you transition in your teaching career. “
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
Closing Date: 9am Thursday 17 October
Interviews: W/C 21 October, to appoint before half term
Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.