Teacher of Science (Maternity Cover), Whitchurch

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Sir John Talbot's SchoolWhitchurch

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking innovative and motivational Teacher of Science with excellent subject knowledge and the desire and commitment to raise achievement of students at all levels. We are looking for passionate and inspirational professionals who would enjoy working in an exciting and rewarding environment and are prepared to contribute fully to school life. Applications are welcome from NQTs. There may be opportunities for staff to work and progress across the schools within the Academy Trust if desired.

Sir John Talbot’s School is at the centre of the community of Whitchurch, with excellent links to sports, business and partner primary schools. We are committed to equipping all students with the skills and experiences that will prepare them for life. As part of The Marches Academy Trust, we have access to a network of support and challenge, ensuring we are operating at the forefront of educational thinking. The school sits in mature grounds with historic roots, providing an attractive setting in which students can thrive. Facilities are extensive including the community leisure centre, well-resourced faculty areas and Sixth Form centre.

In the Science Faculty we have:

• Excellent teaching supported by interactive whiteboard technology.

• Attainment significantly above average.

• State of the art laboratories with the latest equipment. 

• Inspirational teaching staff with drive and enthusiasm.

• Many opportunities for continued professional development

Our staff set the highest standards in behaviour and achievement for all students in a supportive environment in which children are treated as individuals. The curriculum is designed to provide everyone with choices at each stage in their development. We celebrate success and encourage all students to develop broader life skills, investing in the whole child. We are incredibly proud of the achievements of all our students and trust that you will feel the same as we work together to ensure the successful future for them.

At Sir John Talbot’s School, we can offer:

• An ‘Outstanding’ curriculum offering students a strong core entitlement in English, 

       Mathematics and Science

• A full extra-curricular programme with opportunities for enrichment activities for all

• Excellent resources and facilities

• An enthusiastic and supportive team of staff, parents and governors

• Hard working students

• An excellent opportunity to develop your career

• CPD opportunities

There will be an opportunity for those interested in applying, to visit the school on Wednesday 10th October 2018 at 9.00am.

If you would like to attend on this day or if you have any other queries, please email Hayley Burton, Headteacher’s PA burton.h@mmat.co.uk

For further information or to apply for the posts please visit our online recruitment site via the school’s website www.sirjohntalbots.co.uk  (Please note we do not accept CVs). 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 14th October 2018. 

Interviews will be held on Friday 19th October 2018.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Sir John Talbot's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Part of Marches Academy Trust, Tilstock Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 2BY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1948 660600
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